Tenja Hagenberg is an actor-singer-dancer based out of St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. She is a graduate of Sheridan College’s Music Theatre Performance program.
Upon graduation Tenja had spent years working in theatres across Canada; playing leading roles in Tommy, City of Angels, Baby, Copacabana and Eight To The Bar, as well as being a featured pop’n’lock dancer for the Smirnoff Experience.
In 2004 she decided to venture abroad as a Principal Singer aboard Norwegian Cruise Lines. Through her adventures on the high seas, she had the opportunity to create her own solo cabaret, headline a jazz big band, record her first solo CD, perform in the St. George’s Music Festival in Bermuda and see the world!
In 2008 Tenja starred in the Dora Award-winning Evil Dead: The Musical playing the roles of Shelly & Annie in Toronto’s Diesel Playhouse.
Tenja decided she wanted to see more of the world in 2010 and joined Princess Cruises as a Guest Entertainer. It was there where she had the opportunity to work with top Hollywood stage directors and choreographers in the creative process of building new productions for their latest vessels. A highlight in her career as a lead vocalist, building, playing and workshopping, all the way to the final product of these amazing shows being performed onboard inaugural voyages.
In 2016, Tenja returned back home to her roots here in St. Catharines, Ontario. She performs with different production companies in the GTA and Niagara area, along with sharing her one-woman show Around The World And Home Again: A Benefit for Canadian Mental Health Association around Ontario and is in love with sharing her expertise with her students at her studio, Performance On Point.