Tess is originally from Midway, Utah, where she began dancing at age 3. After training at home and around the country the next fifteen years, she was offered a scholarship to the Edge Performing Arts Center. At 18, she moved to Los Angeles to begin her professional dance career. Since completing the Edge program in 2009, Ms. Tess has enjoyed both commercial and company work. She has been featured in music videos for many artists including Jay Z, Lifehouse, David Guetta, LMFAO and Chromeo. Her commercial and film credits include: High School Musical 3, Disney Channel promo work, and most recently an Acura commercial. Ms. Tess's real passion lies in company work. She has been honored to perform with many companies throughout Southern California. Company affiliations include: L.A. Contemporary Dance Company (Kate Hutter), Axiom (Denna Thomsen & Zak Schlegal), Boogiezone's ENTITY Dance Company (Marissa Osato and Will Johnston), collidEdance (Erica Sobol), and SoleVita Dance Company (Joelle Martinec). Ms. Tess is so excited to be a new member of L.A. Contemporary Dance Company and looks forward to nurturing future dance careers at the DC Dance Center.