Training includes Springboard for Emerging Directors 2011 led by Natalie Abrahami at The Young Vic and the Directors Course at The National Theatre Studio 2012.
Theatre credits include: Git (Rich Mix & The Yard); Calm Down Dear (The Pleasance - Shortlisted for Les Enfants Terribles Award); Success=KASH (Stoke Newington International Airport) and One Fat Lady R&D (Stoke Newington International Airport - shortlisted for the Oxford Samuel Beckett Theatre Trust Award).
Tess is the Artistic Director of TheatreState. She has also worked with The Wooster Group and Elevator Repair Service in New York and the Edinburgh International Festival. Observership on Beautiful Thing directed by Sarah Frankcom at The Royal Exchange.