Tess Kunik

Tess is a Philadelphia-based Theatre and Teaching Artist. She graduated from The University of The Arts in 2013 with a BFA in Acting and has since worked in the Philadelphia area as a performer, designer, and arts educator. Tess is a performer and collaborator with Ninth Planet, a performance collective that produces community-powered performances, where she develops and performs theatre for babies & their caregivers. Tess is the Co-Founder of The Liv Project, a mental health advocacy non-profit determined to turn the tide of youth suicide through creativity and fearless communication. She is dedicated to cultivating confidence and empathy in the classroom and is passionate about collaboration, theatre, and storytelling and their power to teach us about ourselves and the world we live in.