Melissa is an artist and passionate educator who specializes in bringing communities together through theatrical experiences. Over the past decade, Melissa’s creative journey in Switzerland has led her to direct, choreograph, and teach with various groups including Zürich International School, the Zürich based theatre verein ComunicArt, the young women's choir Jugendstimmen Zürich, Places! Adliswil, and the Vollgas Theater group through the Insieme Luzern. Melissa’s latest project is as the curator and owner of The Practice Room in Winterthur. The Practice Room offers courses in the performing arts which support the local learning desires of its neighborhood and Melissa’s private students.
Dance & Drama Specialist