Teresa Skamletz (they/them) is a queer, freelance dance & teaching artist. Originally born in Germany, Teresa is now based in South- East London. They studied Contemporary Dance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. Since graduating their work has spanned the dance sector as a creative facilitator, performer and maker. Teresa has a particular interest in community dance practice and how movement can create positive encounters. 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. 

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Teaching Staff at DanceWest: Delivering AcroDance classes for ages 4-14, Assisting 'Move to Health' programme for older adults aged 60+ (2022- ongoing); 
Dance Assistant with SLiDE: Assisting classes for people with learning disabilities and people with Parkinsons (2022- ongoing);
HPL at London Sports Institute: Delivering dance sessions to third year students, as part of their degree course in ‘Sport & Exercise Science’ (January 2023); 
Artist Ambassador with Independent Dance (2021- Ongoing);
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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