Melissa owns and operates one of Northern New Englands largest Dance Centers in NH-and is fondly referred to as the New Hampshire dance mogul. Her children’s program is featured in a chapter of “The Complete Guide to Teaching Dance” by Rhee Gold. She has been able to share her love of what she does with teachers at the DanceLife Retreat Center as well as being part of the faculty for DanceLife Conferences 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 as well as this summer in Arizona. She is also a contributing writer to the DanceLife Studio Magazine.
In addition, Melissa is a member of Dance Masters of America and has served as Area I Vice President as well Petite, Junior and Teen Miss Dance of America director. Her dancers can currently be seen in Billy Elliot, Book of Mormon, The Rockette Christmas Spectacular, The Cirque Du Soliel show Le Reve and on numerous Royal Caribbean Cruise Ships. She has also served as an adjudicator for numerous competitive events and organizations.
She is honored to be part of Hollywood Connection to share not only her knowledge and love of working with the young dancer, but helping other studio owners and think outside the box to increase their business.