Chair of the Modern Theatre Faculty
Tereza began her training with Joy Spriggs in North London, achieving Fellowship status with Distinction in both Modern and Tap. In America she studied at the Alvin Ailey School and further explored the rich diversity of Jazz and Tap at various studios in New York.
As a co-founder and choreographer of her own company called Overtures, Tereza created and performed in numerous productions. She has also worked with the British Theatre for the Deaf, culminating in a workshop presentation of My Fair Lady at the Edinburgh Festival.
Her previous college teaching experiences include Head of Modern Dance at London College Bedford and teaching Modern and Jazz at Laine Theatre Arts. She is currently teaching at the Deborah Capon College and has recently returned to Bird College. She is also a freelance tutor for status exams up to Fellowship level and frequently examines and teaches abroad.
Tereza is a member of the creative teams that have developed the Jazz Awards, Grades 4, 5 and 6 Modern and the Bronze, Silver and Gold Tap Awards, and the creation of the new Advanced 2 Modern Syllabus. As well as being Chair of the Modern Theatre Faculty, she is a senior examiner for the Modern Theatre and Tap Faculties and a member of the International Development Committee.