Thea Florea studied drumset at Collective School of Music New York and at Berklee College of Music Boston. Further studies at Musikhochschule Mainz with a diplom as music teacher and at FMW Frankfurter Berufsfachschule für Jazz- und Popularmusik. Further music education at Bundesakademie für Musikalische Jugendbildung Trossingen.
Thea is involved in numerous musical projects, currently playing with her own group, The Thea Florea Quartett, for which she also composes, Jazz Groups Duo Here- Trio Now!, Starter Clown Shoes and Open Space Project, All Female Jazz Group The Floreas, Singer/Saxophonist Kathi Monta, Drum Events with Escola-de-Samba as well as freelance work.
Thea endorses Rohema Drumsticks, Kirchhoff Drums, Istanbul Mehmet Cymbals and Al-Andalus Cajones.