Melissa has been dancing for over 20 years. She has previously danced with Braided Light Dance Project, Firefall Dance Theater, Morgan Brown Dance Co., RED Company Real.Edge.Dance, and D&D Dance Studio. She has also performed in Orlando, Florida for Disney’s Magic Music Days. Melissa has formerly taught at Dianna Durkin Dance Studio (OH), Bedford Dance Academy (MI), World of Dance (FL), Magnolia Dance Academy (SC), and All About Dance & so much more (OH). Melissa graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Akron in English and Dance, plus she earned her Master of Education degree from the University of North Florida in 2015. She has co-choreographed The Nutcracker, produced and choreographed You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, and recently choreographed Hello, Dolly at Cardinal Stritch High School. Fun fact: Melissa has been in over 15 musicals!