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Tessa Sunniva born in 1991, is a versatile singer and very experienced in the music business.

Training:
Tessa studied dance at Lucia Marthas Institute for Performing Arts during high school, took singing lessons from Maria Rondel, Margot Giselle and Jimmy Hutchinson , piano lessons from Marco Bedevaart and acting lessons from Kitty Courbois.

Theater:
From November 2016 until september 2018 Tessa has played the role 'Jane',First Cast in the Disney musical ‘Tarzan’ in Germany (Oberhausen) produced by Stage Entertainment. The role of Tarzan was playing by Alexander Klaws, Anton Zetterholm and the Broadway Star Josh Strickland.

2012-2013 Tessa has originated the leading role of Ariël, in the remake of the Disney musical 'The Little Mermaid' produced by Disney Theatrical Productions and Stage Entertainment.
In her childhood she played the role of Brigitta in The Sound of Music, produced by Stage Entertainment, Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz and Mary in The Secret Garden.

Television:
In 2007 she became the runner up in a major national TV talent show, called; So You Wanna Be A Popstar. After this TV show she performed throughout the whole country as a solo artist, successfully released several singles and had many national TV and radio appearances.

Additional:
In 2014 Tessa has won the Musicalworld Award in the category 'Best breakthrough 2013' for her starring role Ariel from the musical 'Little Mermaid'.
In that same year, Tessa was the first European singer who gave a ‘One Woman Solo Show’ as a ‘Main Stage Star Attraction’ on the Disney Cruise Ship 'Disney Magic’.
And in 2015 she participated as a solo vocalist in the ‘Disney Channel Zomertour 2015’ in Belgium and the Netherlands.

Next to singing, dancing, acting in musicals and solo performances, Tessa is also writing her own music. She is hoping to release her own album in time.