From 1925, Tamara Pavlovna lived in Voronezh, where she graduated from high school in 1937. She was engaged in a theater group at the Palace of Pioneers under the guidance of S.N. Voronova. There, in particular, she played the role of Marina Mnishek ("Boris Godunov" by Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin). She participated in performances of the Voronezh Young Theatre. In 1941, she graduated from the Moscow City Theatre School.
Tamara Pavlovna worked at the Moscow Theater of the Revolution (1941-1944), at the Yakutsk Drama Theater (1944-1946). In 1946-1987, she performed for the Tomsk Drama Theater.
Among the roles are: Elizabeth ("Mary Stuart" by Friedrich Schiller), Rosalie Pavlovna ("The Bedbug" by Vladimir Mayakovsky), Tuzikov ("The Drummer" by Athanasy Salynsky), Ogudalova ("The Poor Bride" by Alexander Ostrovsky), Savage ("The Strange Missis Savage"), Mother Courage ("Mother Courage and Her Children" by Bertolt Brecht) and others.