Tess Cacciatore grew up in the heartland of Iowa. Her midwest work ethic, sensibilities, and heart has kept her grounded throughout the decades traveling around the world working in the entertainment industry and doing humanitarian projects.

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Tess attended Stephen College in Columbia MO. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) with the experience of 2 summer stocks in a professional theater experience.

Before heading to Manhattan to pursue her dreams, Tess lived in New Haven CT as an honorary guest to the Yale Summer Conservatory. Her New York connections brought her into the Big Apple with an instant entry into working in soaps, commercials, TV hosting, and she signed a record contract with Bobcat/CBS Records touring the country as a singer/dancer.

Tess began her global travels in her twenties by performing in Honduras during a politically dynamic time. Tess had her heart sparked with human rights issues and throughout the years has done humanitarian aid and relief in many countries around the world spanning through Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia.

Tess currently lives in Los Angeles, CA still traveling through United Nations and other humanitarian projects to make a dent for the endless need to make the world a better place.