Tamara Rojo: Master of Scenic Arts from the University Rey Juan Carlos, a Bachelor of Dance and Choreography from Conservatorio Profesional de Danza "Mariemma" Madrid. Trained with Victor Ullate, and currently works with Renato Paroni, Alexander Agadzhanov and Loipa Araujo.
Her awards include The Prince of Asturias Arts Award, Benois de la Danse Award 2008, Spanish Royal Gold Medal of Fine Arts, International Medal for the Arts 2007 by Comunidad de Madrid, Interpretation Award Villa de Madrid 2007, Leonid Massine 2004 "Premio al Valore", Possitano Dance Award, Critics' Circle National Dance Award, Barclays Award: "Outstanding Achievements in Dance", The Times Dancer Revelation of the Year, First Price of Italian Critics, Gold Medal and Special Jury Award at the Paris International Dance Competition.
Her repertory includes Principal roles in all the classics, works by MacMillan, Ashton, Mats Ek's and Roland Petit's Carmen and ballets by Derek Deane, Cranko, Van Manen, Kylián, Nils Criste, Robbins, Balanchine, Brandstrup, Scarlett and Fokine.
She is principal Dancer of the Royal Ballet, and currently appears as a guest artist with The Kirov Ballet, English National Ballet, La Scala Ballet, National Ballet of China, Tokyo Ballet, New National Tokyo Ballet, The Mikhailovsky Ballet, Ballet Nacional de Cuba... and permanently participates at international galas.
In fashion, she has done publicity campaigns for Hoss Intropia, Bodegas Chivite, Freixenet and Planeta DeAgostini.
She has been part of The Dance East Rural Retreats for leadership in dance and, during November and December 2009, has shadowed Karen Kain, Artistic Director of the National Ballet of Canada. She has been named adviser to Spain's Superior Counsel of Artistic Studies and Patron of the Ipswich-based DanceEast Academy and has been appointed "Resident Guest Teacher of the Royal Ballet School".
The Brandstrup - Rojo Project, created last September for the ROH2, has been awarded this year's Laurence Olivier's Awards as the Best New Dance Production.