Melanie is a performer, dance instructor and choreographer. She has been passionate about performing, dancing & teaching her whole life. She began her dance training in Fredericton, N.B., and with a genuine love for performance, she moved on to the international performing group Characters Incorporated and Brunswick Spirit. Melanie was Head of Movement at Theatre New Brunswick’s Theatre School, where she choreographed many works, including A Chorus Line, Cats, Beauty and the Beast and Annie. Melanie moved to the Ottawa Valley in 2010, where she performed and taught dance with Starz In Motion until she returned to Fredericton in 2016. She spent her time in Fredericton as a full-time middle school teacher teaching Fine Arts, directing musicals, and teaching Dance Technique courses to students in the Fine Arts department at St. Thomas University. Melanie is thrilled to have moved back to the Ottawa Valley, where dance and the performing arts world abound with local talent.