Rojo, Tamara

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Tamara Rojo Biography

Notable: Born 1974; Royal Ballet

Tamara Rojo was born in 1974. She trained at Victor Ullate’s school in Madrid. At the age of 20 she won the Gold Medal and Critics’ Award at the 1994 Paris Concours.

She has danced with the Ballet de la Communidad de Madrid (Giselle), Scottish Ballet (Odette/Odile, Sugar Plum Fairy, La Sylphide, Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet) and the ballet company of Nice Opera (Le Tricorne, Bleu Danube).

She was a member of English National Ballet, 1997-2000, her repertory including Aurora, The Sphinx, Voluntaries, Michael Corder’s Cinderella, Odette/Odile, Paquita, Coppélia, Etudes, Sugar Plum Fairy and The Rite of Spring. She has had roles created for her by José Pares (adaptation of Coppélia), Victor Ullate (Volando hacia la luz, Concierto para tres), Derek Deane (Clara in Nutcracker, Juliet in Romeo and Juliet) and Christopher Hampson (Perpetuum mobil, Preludes).


  • Critics Circle Dance Awards 2001: Best Female Dancer
  • Barclays Theatre Awards 2000: Outstanding Achievement in Dance
  • First Prize of Italian Critics 1996: Best Dancer of the Year