Teresa is a Creative Producer based in Aarhus. She started her career as a journalist and subsequently became involved in theatre. Teresa has a strong international experience having worked in Italy, Switzerland and the UK, before moving to Denmark in July 2016.
Teresa worked at the Italian Theatre Instute in Rome and at the Blickfelder Festival in Zurich; afterwards she moved to London where she took an MA in Arts Criticism and Management and started working as a freelance producer.
In 2002 Teresa joined theatre director John Retallack in developing Company of Angels, a theatre company producing new work for young audiences, where she worked for 14 years first as Producer/Dramaturge and from 2011 as Artistic Director. At Company of Angels, she launched the Young Angels Award for young directors to produce a new European play in translation, and the Choreography for Children Award in partnership with Sadler’s Wells, The Place and London Contemporary Dance School.
In 2004, Teresa founded Theatre Café, an EU-supported project for exchanging contemporary plays for young people across Europe through a series of festivals of staged readings and playwrights’ development programs.
Since moving to Aarhus Teresa has been working as a freelance dramaturge and producer and is co-founder of JuSTart, a new collective researching the interaction between dance, visual arts and the written word.