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Melissa has performed for international audiences across the world; from her local stages in Scotland, to the Lilian Baylis Saddlers Wells Theatre in London, the Meat Market in Melbourne, Australia and at KLAP Maison Pour La Danse in Aix-en-provence in France.

Melissa is a bold, confident and expressive performer with technical skills in voice, acting and dance work.

Past Performances

July 2022


Venue: Bonnie Bird Theatre, London

Choreographer: Divya Kasturi

October 2020

Woman with the Handbag

Film presented at Rude Health Festival
Composer and Director: Rebecca Galian

June 2018


Venue: Marischal College during Look Again Festival.
Designer: Emily Speed Choreographer: Jack Webb

May 2022

Understanding Somatic Costume

Venue: Trinity Laban Studio Theatre, London
Choreographer & Designer: Isis Maksteder

May 2020

Project C

Film shared as part of Creative Distance Online Festival and Open Mind Summit
Director: Jemma Stein

Feb - March 2022

Out of Many

Venue: Bonnie Bird Theatre & Schools Tour, London
Choregoraphers: Fubunation (Waddah Sinda & Rhys Denn)

August 2019

The Slynth, The Vixen and The Bombshell

Venue: Dance Base, Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Choreographer: Bridie Gane

Pre Professional Experience

2018 - 2019

The National Youth Dance Company of Scotland

For Those Who Wait choreographed by Anna Kenrick

Borderline choreographed by Jayden Hicks and Anna Kenrick


Project Y Company

Metamorphosis choreographed by Anna Kenrick

Persist! choreographed by Sophie Laplane

An old story so new it’s Happening choreographed by James Cousins

Lothian Youth Dance Company

Spring choreographed by Lucy Suggate
Intent choreographed by Erol White and Davina Givan


2014 - 2017

British Youth Music Theatre

Reflections in Swan Lake choreographed by Rachel Bird-Lawson and Khyle Eccles.

Fusion Youth Dance Company

Speed of Light choreographed by Jack Webb
Why Do You? choreographed by Joan Clevillé
5 Soldiers choreographed by Gillian McKechnie
The Granite Project directed by The National Theatre of Scotland and choreographed by Brigid McCarthy
Untitled choreographed by Tamsyn Russell
1994 choreographed by Emma Jane Park / Cultured Mongrel
Untitled choreographed by Steven Martin
DanceXchange choreographed by Lynn Shaw
What’s Our Story? choreographed by Sara Kemal

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