Thalia Tulkens was born and raised in London. She started training with The Royal Ballet School, followed by the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. After finishing her degree, Thalia spent one year at Ballet Junior de Genève where she worked with Marcos Morau, Hofesh Schechter, Cathy Marston, Tomas Hauert, and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui. Thalia is constantly inspired by her friends, family and colleagues and enjoys research in many respects. She joined Ballett Basel in August 2023.