Teresa Skamletz (they/them) is a queer dance & teaching artist. Originally born in Germany, Teresa is now based in South- East London. Teresa graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire in 2020 with a BA Hons in Contemporary Dance. They subsequently joined the dance department at Middlesex University in the role of Graduate Academic Assistant. As a freelance dance artist, they have had the opportunity to both perform and make work themselves. Teresa has a particular interest in community dance practice and has had the opportunity to work as a teaching artist and dance assistant with Dance West and SLiDE. Some themes that re- occur across the spectrum of their work are: connection to the body, playfulness, creative exploration, self expression and community building through movement. Teresa is also an artist ambassador for Independent Dance. In May 2023 Teresa joined Dance Umbrella in the role of Admin & Marketing Assistant. ​​​​​​​

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Admin & Marketing Assistant with Dance Umbrella (2023- ongoing)
Dance Assistant with SLiDE: Assisting classes for people with learning disabilities and people with Parkinsons (2022- ongoing);

Artist Ambassador with Independent Dance (2021- Ongoing);

Guest lecturer at the London Sports Institute: Delivering dance sessions to third year students, as part of their degree course in ‘Sport & Exercise Science’ (January 2023); 

Teaching Staff at DanceWest: Delivering AcroDance classes for ages 4-14, Assisting 'Move to Health' programme for older adults aged 60+ (2022-2023); 

Contributor & Co-Host of the Ambassador Long table Discussion at the International Festival of Learning (December 2022); 

 'Wet Bit of Sand' at Resolution festival with support from the TL Ignite Grant (2022); 

Graduate Academic Assistant in the Dance Department at Middlesex University (2020-2022)
GradLab project at The Point, Eastleigh (2020), Groundmarks Project (2021); a series of site- sensitive dance performances in Sydenham Hill Woods, the creation and performance of ‘Pleasures in Pertinent Pink’ by Katie Serridge Dance (2020- 2022), Arts Cross at SWEAT Hong Kong International Dance Festival (2022), Rich Man’s Slug at Bermondsey Project Space (2022)
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