Tamara McCarthy

Drama Instructor

Tamara McCarthy

Tamara is a professional director, producer, actor, and teacher. She brings with her over 25 years of experience and is a multiple Jessie Richardson Award nominated director and actor. Tamara’s directing credits on Vancouver Island include Julius Caesar (Greater Victoria Shakespeare Festival); Into the Woods (Vancouver Island University); La Bohème (Opera Nanaimo); Gruesome Playground Injuries (Dark Matter); Between the Sheets; Reasons to be Pretty (Western Edge); James and the Giant Peach (Chemainus Theatre Festival). Recent island appearances as an actor include world premiere, With Glowing Hearts (TheatreOne) and several readings with their Emerging Voices program. As the Associate Artistic Producer for Pacific Coast Stage Company, Tamara co-produced the first ever online Nanaimo Fringe Festival during COVID in 2020.