Marina celebrates her Spanish heritage through dance. Now she’s performing in a major film

Marina Tamayo has made a name as a dancer and choreographer in Australia’s competitive performing arts industry. But her latest achievement is a career highlight.
She is dancing flamenco in a major feature film, Carmen. It reimagines the French opera of the same name.
“Flamenco is my cultural story. It is a pure storytelling format and the film set no boundaries, giving me full freedom to create,” the 56-year-old says.

“It was a lifetime opportunity for which I’m very grateful.”

The Sydney woman plays Carmen’s mother Zila. Source: Supplied / Ben King / Goal post pictures

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