Chamber Made Artistic Director and CEO, Tamara Saulwick, is an accomplished performance-maker, director and dramaturg with three decades of industry experience. Working across and between artforms, Tamara creates works for theatres, galleries, public spaces and radio. Tamara has presented her works at numerous festivals and venues including PuSh Festival (Vancouver), Dublin Theatre Festival, Brighton Festival (UK), On The Boards (Seattle) and Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (Beijing).
At Chamber Made, Tamara continues to conceive and direct new works, collaborate with lead artists from outside the company, curate programs and initiatives, and mentor emerging artists exploring cross-artform practice. Tamara has worked as co-creator, co-director/dramaturg and director of the company’s last three works respectively – SYSTEM_ERROR (Arts House 2021), Dragon Ladies Don’t Weep, an Australia/Singapore co-production (Arts Centre Melbourne, Asia TOPA 2020), and Diaspora (The SUBSTATION, Melbourne International Arts Festival 2019). These works have garnered numerous APRA AMCOS Art Music and Green Room Awards and nominations. Tamara is an Australia Council Theatre Fellow (2015-2016) and has a PhD in Performance Studies (2016).