Teya Wild
Actor, Dancer
ACTRA | UBCP
“You are very talented Teya. Keep pursuing your dreams!”
– Ruby Dee, Actress/Activist

Teya Wild, from Vancouver, Canada, is no stranger to the limelight. As a child, Teya discovered a love for acting. She has worked on projects such as, Head Over Heels, A Storm In Summer, The Outer Limits, Radio Disney, Kohl’s Clothing, AmSouth, Kodak, and Crystal Light, to name a few. Following her acting career, dance quickly became a passion of Teya’s. She began a professional dance career at a young age and as a passionate learner, she used every opportunity as a means to better herself and her craft.

Training and competing professionally her whole life, Teya’s expertise include a wide variety of styles such as, Hip hop, foundations (popping, locking, house, breaking), jazz, lyrical, theatre, contemporary, tap, and pointe to name a few. Teya is also a R.A.D. ballet honours graduate.

Teya’s hard work and drive has led her to opportunities throughout Canada. Some of Teya’s credits include: Step Up 5: All in, Make Your Move, So You Think You Can Dance Canada: Season 4, Zapped (Disney film), Much Music Video Awards (PSY performance), Over the Rainbow, Russell Peter’s Christmas Special, Percy Jackson and the Olympians, The Lightning Thief, Victoria Duffield’s Western Canada Tour, Spectacular (Nickelodeon film), Another Cinderella Story, Centre Stage 2: Turn it Up.

Teya is a judge and adjudicator for many competitions across Canada. She is an alumni
of the SOULdiers Hip Hop Co., a group focusing on hip-hop and its culture in Western Canada. With Project Soul’s Hip Hop educational performance crew, “Art Starts,” Teya has toured all over Canadian cities dancing and teaching Hip Hop’s history. She has over 15 years of experience teaching and choreographing high-ranked competitive dancers from all over the world. She is continuously pushing her dancers to new heights and teaching them the skills and importance of being a well rounded dancer/performer.

Teya currently resides in Los Angeles, California where she is continuing her professional dance career. Since moving to LA, she has been fortunate enough to work closely with leading industry choreographers such as, Luther Brown, Aakomon Jones, Draico Johnson, Nappytabs, Rosero McCoy, Teresa Espinosa, Tony Testa, Kenny Ortega, and Keone & Mari, to name a few.

As Teya continues to travel back and forth between Canada and the United States, she is consistently setting new goals for herself and helping to guide the next generation to follow their dreams and never stop believing in themselves.