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Los Angeles, CA
Tamara Ruppart is an award winning director and producer. Originally from New York City, she was a stage manager for Broadway's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and once in Los Angeles, crew on over 100 episodes of network television. Film/TV directing credits include, RISING SUN, RISING SOUL (doc), Japanese-language PATH OF DREAMS (short), and Season 1 (14 episodes) of KOOL SCHOOL (edu). PATH OF DREAMS has won/been nominated for 17 awards, including Best Short and the Award of Excellence (Winter Film Awards, NYC), Best Short (LA WIFF), and the Director’s Choice Award (Cinema on the Bayou).
Theater directing credits include EXTINCTION (World Premiere), two productions of KOKORO (TRUE HEART), and numerous productions for USC's School of Dramatic Arts (where she has been an Adjunct Professor).
In November 2022, she mounted the Los Angeles production of BROKEN STORY for New York’s White Horse Theater Company.
Tamara studied Digital Filmmaking at New York Film Academy in Los Angeles, received an MFA in Directing from The New School for Drama, and a BA in Theater from Davidson College.
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