Originally from Whangārei, Tama has been working in the performing arts industry in Auckland for over 14 years.

First teaming up with Red Leap Theatre Company on their award-winning show The Arrival that toured to Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea and Australia, he then co-created the mischievous White Face Crew with Jarod Rawiri and Justin Haiu. White Face Crew has created numerous shows including La Vie Dans Une Marionette, which was toured to Edinburgh Fringe Festival. You may recognise Tama from Centrepoint’s 2019 season of Niu Sila.

Tama is an avid B-Boy so follow his instagram @tamajarman and you might get to see him bust a groove.