Teresa Espinosa is a proud native of Dallas, Texas. After graduating from CalArts, she has been working professionally as a dancer and choreographer for the past 22 years. Teresa, who early on in her career at the age of 24, was nominated for an EMMY AWARD for contributing choreography to Janet Jackson’s Velvet Rope HBO Special, as well as traveled the world as one of her dancers. Teresa’s extensive list of accomplishments includes working with renowned artists of our time, such as Prince, Britney Spears, Missy Elliot, Mariah Carey, Pink, Rihanna, Limp Bizkit, Usher, Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, and Hailee Steinfeld,.
Her work as a dancer and choreographer have also appeared in numerous television shows, award shows, commercials, and films. Some of these credits consist of The Oprah Winfrey Show, Ellen, Lip Sync Battle, The X Factor, America’s Best Dance Crew (Beat Freaks), Good Morning America, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Billboard Awards, American Music Awards, Old Navy, Nike, You Got Served, Magic Mike, and Magic Mike XXL. Espinosa’s latest work as Associate Director/ Choreographer for MAGIC MIKE LIVE is currently showing at the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas and The Hippodrome Casino in London. And as of November 2017, Teresa had the great honor of owning the legendary Debbie Reynolds Dance Studio, now currently called Legacy Studios.