Tessa has been studying with Matthew Corozine since November 2009, and served on the “Artists Round Table” helping to get its “Last Monday, First Showing” series off the ground from 2010-2011 as well as “MCS, INK”, MCS’s in-house group of writers. A graduate of the University of Michigan’s musical theatre program, Tessa has worked behind the table directing and choreographing at Young People’s Theatre and Pioneer High School (both Ann Arbor, Michigan), and the Beck Center (Lakewood, Ohio). She is a founding member of RWRM, a non-profit designed to help bridge the gap between youth and adult blood cancer care, focusing on event planning, fundraising, and outreach.As a performer, Tessa is represented by The Krasny Office and works in NYC on projects large and small. She has been seen commercially (Chobani Greek Yogurt!) and heard by 8 year olds across the country (Pokemon Learning League!) She’s worked in NYMF, FRINGENYC, Off-Off Broadway, regionally in New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Connecticut and on television, as Harper on PBS’s THE ELECTRIC COMPANY. Recently, Tessa tackled the role of “Babe” in GOOD NEWS at Goodspeed Opera House and was nominated as “Outstanding Supporting Actress” in Connecticut Critics Circle. Proud member of AEA.