Tessa is British-Cypriot. She always had a talent and a great passion for acting, even though she did not choose it as her profession. She has taken part in numerous theatrical productions, mainly by the Anglo Cypriot Theatre. In 2010, Tessa had a leading role in The Vagina Monologues, a play by Eve Ensler, directed by Athena Xenidou and Thadd Correia. A sold-out show, produced by the Anglo Cypriot Theatre (ACT). In 2013, another collaboration occurred, when Athena was producing and directing The Good Body, another poignant play by Eve Ensler. All proceeds from both shows went to children’s charities.