Teresa Acenas was a child actress who played the role of Little Cosette on the West End in 1996. She shared this role with fellow child actress Maria Ziegler . She is one of the youngest actresses to portray a major role in Les Misérables, being only six years old at the time. Teresa remained in the role for a full year, as did her costar Maria.
A mostly unknown child actress, Teresa went on to perform in several productions on the West End before she turned twelve. Her last appearance was in the chorus of Oliver! when she eleven. However, she has also been seen as an extra in the Doctor Who episode "School Reunion", playing one of the many unnamed children, since the show's revival in 2005. Teresa was not credited for this role.
- Jesus Christ Superstar – Chorus (1997)
- Annie – Tessie (1998)
- Whistle Down the Wind – Elizabeth (1999)
- The Secret Garden – Mary (2001)
- Oliver! – Chorus (2001)
- Doctor Who (episode School Reunion) – Unnamed Child (not credited) (2006)