Teresa Ariosto is a Creative Producer. She started her career as a journalist in Italy and subsequently became involved in theatre. Teresa has a strong international experience having worked in Italy, Switzerland and the UK, before moving to Denmark in July 2016.
Teresa worked at the Italian Theatre Instute in Rome and at the Blickfelder Festival in Zurich; afterwards she moved to London where she took an MA in Arts Criticism and Management and started working as a freelance producer.
In 2002 Teresa joined theatre director John Retallack in developing Company of Angels, a theatre company fostering and producing new and experimental work for young audiences, where she worked for 14 years first as Producer/Dramaturge and from 2011 as Artistic Director. At Company of Angels, she launched the Young Angels Award for young directors to produce a new European play in translation, and the Choreography for Children Award in partnership with Sadler’s Wells, The Place and London Contemporary Dance School. In 2004, Teresa founded Theatre Café, an EU-supported project for exchanging new contemporary plays for young people across Europe through a series of festivals of staged readings and playwrights’ development programs.
Teresa is currently working as Creative Producer for Dadadans and Blue Cliff.