Tessa started dancing at three years old, and performing in musicals at age six. Joined her competitive dance company at age seven and performed with them for eight years winning nine scholarships and subsequently being asked to dance at Radio City Music Hall. Tessa worked professionally in LA for two years, and also had fun with a circus phase of training in aerial arts, climbing silks and hanging from hoops.
Tessa made her Broadway debut at age 19 and has been enjoying every minute of working in NYC ever since! Broadway: Annie (Star to Be), Cinderella (Ella u/s) (plus First Nat’l tour), Dames At Sea (Ruby, Joan u/s). Off/Pre-B’way: First Wives Club, Chasing Rainbows, The Anthem. Favorite Regional include Saturday Night Fever (Stephanie) at North Shore MT, 42nd Street (Peggy) at MTWichita, and Next To Normal (Natalie) at La Mirada Performing Arts (LA Ovation award nomination).