Tessa Jonge Poerink graduated in 2016 at the ArtEZ Academy of Dramatic Arts in Arnhem.
She occurred in televisionproductions such as A’DAM – E.V.A. III, Dokter Tinus and Allstars. Tessa plays a well received part in Ramon Gieling’s feature film Sisyphus at Work and could be seen in Flikken Maastricht and Deep Shit lately. Up next is de premiere of the feature Goodbye Stranger directed by Aaron Rookus, on International Film Festival Rotterdam in 2023.
In theater Tessa was seen in various plays with NTJong, Toneelgroep Oostpool, DOX and Toneelschuur. She played leads in Trojan Wars and Queer Planet by Het Nationale Theater and will start 2023 with a collaboration with prizewinning director Jetse Batelaan in Basel, Switserland.