Tess Bladow is in her fourth year at Indiana University pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Arts Management with a specialization in Theatre and Dance. This is also her first year in the O’Neill Accelerated Master’s Program pursuing a Master of Public Affairs with a specialized concentration in Performing Arts Administration. For IU Theatre: By the Bog of Cats (Stage Manager), The 2019 Winter Dance Concert: Making Spaces (Stage Manager), The 2019 Junior Choreography Projects: Bodies in Bold (Stage Manager), Pippin (Assistant Stage Manager/Weapons Master), and Vinegar Tom (Assistant Stage Manager). For IU Opera and Ballet Theater: Parsifal (Assistant Stage Manager). For IU Summer Theatre: Little Shop of Horrors (Assistant Stage Manager/Weapons Master) and Sticks and Stones (Assistant Stage Manager). For University Players: Next to Normal (Stage Manager), Disorder (Stage Manager), and 10 out of 12 (Assistant Stage Manager). For South Bend Civic Theatre: My Fair Lady and the regional premiere of The Great Writer. Following graduation, Tess plans to move overseas and begin working in various roles in both the theatre and music industries. She eventually hopes to become the Artistic Director at a large scale performance venue. Tess is from Walkerton, Indiana.
Hometown: Walkerton, IN
Class of 2021