Tess P.

Three Words that Best Describe Tess: Positive, Bubbly, Generous

Artistry and Special Skills: Acting, Singing, Arts and Crafting, Reading out loud!

Originally from Newton, MA, and after attending college in Pittsburgh, PA, Tess moved to NYC in 2011 and has been performing on Broadway and regionally since. Between acting jobs, Tess has always enjoyed taking care of children. Growing up with 19 first cousins (on one side!) Tess has always found creative ways to connect and have fun with kids of all ages.

Childcare Experience: Tess started out as a Sunday School teacher back her hometown of Newton when she was in high school, but here in NYC Tess has been a nanny for multiple families on and off for 5 years, ranging from 7 year old twins to a 15 year old in high school. Responsibilities have included school pick up, homework help, play-date organizing, bedtime stories, cooking for the whole family, laundry and light cleaning. She has also traveled with families to their other homes during school-vacation time. She has worked with some families for just a weekend who were visiting the city from out of the country, to essentially running the house of a permanent NYC family with three kids. Tess’ goal is to create a space where children can feel free to be themselves in present, non-judgmental, safe, and creative way.

Personal Interests: Tess loves going to the theatre, seeing live music, mindfulness and meditation, being in nature (even when it’s snowing or raining!) and exploring the different worlds that exist in New York City. She also loves hanging out with her awesome cat, Mishka, and exploring her new neighborhood of Brooklyn.

Personal Quote: Quit hiding your magic.

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