Melissa is from the UK and began dancing at the age of 13. After passing her exams in Modern and Ballet with the British Ballet Organisation, she was awarded a scholarship to attend monthly classes at the Royal Ballet School (White Lodge, London) and BBO headquarters (Hammersmith, London). Melissa began full time dance training at the age of 16 and gained a diploma in dance from Liberatus college in Swindon. She then went on to gain a Degree in Dance and Theatre Performance from Bird College, London.
Melissa has been teaching for the last three years in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur and the UK whilst also completing her level 4 and level 5 diplomas in Dance teaching from the British Ballet Organisation. Melissa is trained in, and qualified to teach, “Progressing Ballet Technique” and was awarded the choreographers award from the “Short and Sweet” competition in Malaysia, 2017.