Jazz, Lyrical, Dancers In Company & Sr. Musical Theatre Company
Melissa joins us from Toronto, Ontario and has trained her whole life in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Partnering, Acrobatics, Modern and Musical Theatre. After receiving countless awards, scholarships and titles during her training, she attended Ryerson University and graduated with a BFA (Honours) in Theatre Dance. She went on to receive extensive training at Broadway Dance Center in New York City and The Edge in L.A and broke into the Entertainment Industry across Canada.Melissa has danced professionally in Canada, Europe as well as the United States. She has worked with Drayton Entertainment in several of their musical productions, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line as a featured dancer and adagio partner, assistant choreographer and featured dancer for Walt Disney Canada as well as playing the role of Belle in Euro Disney's review shows in Paris. Melissa's other performance credits include "Bell Mobility" Celebrity Gala, Toronto "Phantoms" Arena Football, "C.I.M Awards Show, "Reach for the Rainbow" Crystal Ball Gala and the Remax Award Shows. More recently, Melissa filmed “Hairspray” with New Line Cinemas featuring John Travolta, Queen Latifah and Michelle Pheiffer. Melissa is thrilled to be a part of the Perform Art Studios team!