Melissa, originally from Orange County, began touring with the Los Angeles Classical Ballet while still in high school. After graduation she joined the Milwaukee Ballet and dance soloist roles for six years. Melissa’s credits include roles on Glee, DWTS, AGT, Mobbed, Hart of Dixie, The Young and the Restless and LXD. She has performed motion capture work for Shrek, Puss in Boots, and Madagascar 3. Melissa can be seen on Youtube channel DS2DIO and webshows EHOW and HealthyPower TV. Melissa performs with Helios Dance Theater, Sacramento Ballet, Los Angeles Contemporary Ballet, Luminaria Ballet, Motion Tribe, Body Traffic, Strange and Elegant Dancers, String Theory and the Los Angeles Opera. Currently Melissa is helping to create a new show for Cirque Du Soleil and is a certified Pilates instructor.

*Faculty is subject to change based on availability.