Born in Singapore, Vanessa moved abroad to pursue vocational dance training in New York and London. Before joining Tonic Theatre, she spent 8 years dancing at Rambert, performing in theatres and festivals around the UK, Europe and Asia. Whilst at Rambert, Vanessa completed her Psychology degree at the Open University with First Class honours. She has also worked with Stephen Wright Photography since 2014, helping the independent business secure clients in the British sports scene and the performing arts industry. Vanessa is passionate about improving the lived experiences of artistes and has used her interest in psychology together with her background in performance to support young BAME dancers.