Tess Voelker

Tess Voelker

I think music is the closest thing our world has to ‘magic’. Dance, for me, is the purest way to touch it. – Tess

TESS VOELKER
she/her

Date of birth
16 June 1997

Place of birth
San Francisco, USA

Nationality
American

Education
The Rock School [2010 – 2012]
Walnut Hill School for the Arts [2012 – 2015]
Joffrey Ballet Chicago [2015 – 2016]

Professional experience
Ballett Dortmund [2016 – 2017]
NDT 2 [2017-2020]
NDT 1 since August 2020

Creations
Clouds Inside for Paris Opera Ballet, premiere November 2020
Collaborative choreographic work for Jacob Jonas’s new platform films.dance, planned release for fall 2021

Together with Donnie Duncan Jr. in 'Short Cut' by Hans van Manen. Photo: Joris-Jan Bos.
In 'Little song' (2019) by Yoann Bourgeois. Photo: Rahi Rezvani.
Tess in 'SWAY' (2019) by Medhi Walerski. Photo: Rahi Rezvani.