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Tamara Vallarta

Tamara Vallarta is an actress from Mexico City, trained both in Mexico and at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, in the U.K. She has worked in theater, film, and television, and loves that each one of these fields has taught her something different.

When did you decide to become an actress?

I wanted to study so many things, all related to science, and acting stood somewhere in the “hobby” area, until I was abroad in the U.K. and took my optional theater lessons. It was then that I realized that certain subjects I had never enjoyed at school–history, specifically– were suddenly fun and interesting when I was researching everything about a play’s and playwright’s contexts. Then, back in Mexico, I did a crazy move in order to be able to perform in the NY Musical Theater Festival. I changed schools during my last year of high school, leaving behind all the friends I’d known since I was three years old.

It started to become obvious that acting wasn’t just a h