Thea has loved ballet since she started dancing at the age of 4. She has completed all her RAD Graded examinations (1-8) and has attained her Advanced RAD credential under the training of Janet Gittens. She is also trained in Horton Modern. She gained her Registered Teaching Status (RTS) in 2019 upon completion of the Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies Program through RAD. In addition, Thea recently completed her undergrad studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, majoring in Sociology and minoring in Indigenous Community Justice. She has completed a certificate in Non-Profit Studies at KPU. She is passionate about building community both in dance classes and beyond.