Pump N' Go- Musical Reading
In January 2015, Melissa was featured as Val in the new musical reading of Pump N Go by Corinna Aguilina, Robin McDonald and Bruce Warren.
Dancing in the Street- Florida Studio Theatre
Hurry Up and Wait
Melissa was recently featured on the Hurry up and Wait Podcast. Interview one was all bout her biz, The Biz of Show. The second is all about Actors Equity and being the Eastern Regional Vice President!
Arts Advocacy Day
Melissa lobbied for arts funding on Capital Hill and at the White House in Washington DC.
Back in class!
Melissa is taking classes:
Improv at The PIT
Acting Songs with David Brunetti
Jazz at Steps
Ballet at Peridance
Voice lessons with various teachers
Eastern Regional Vice President
Melissa was re-elected as Eastern Regional Vice President of Actors Equity Association!
Dublin World Live Performance Conference
Melissa attended the Federation of International Actors #DublinWLPC where she sat on The Artist as Activist - Union Growth and Member Engagement in a Hostile Environment panel with actors from Turkey, Canada, Ireland and the UK. She also met Mr. Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland; who gave a FABULOUS speech during the conference.
The Biz of Show The Book
Due to popular demand Melissa started working on The Biz of Show The Book. For more info click here.
Melissa is working (and doing a LOT of laughing) with Theatre Beyond Broadway this summer hosting college orientations through SNL style improv!
Holiday Season 2015
Enjoy our yearly-ish Holiday video from The Bluminette Farm!
Staying Home & Class
Melissa and her husband rescued their second pitbull puppy. After a year of solid travel, they plan on staying home with her "pack" through the Holiday Season. Melissa takes weekly acting, vocal and dance classes.
NYC and DC
MelRob was elected onto the Executive Board of the NYC Central Labor Council and lobbied on Capital Hill for Arts Funding.
NYC and DC
Back to Work!
MelRob will the leading lady in the world premiere musical by Emmy Award-winning composer Arnold Margolin and Weslie Brown titled Cinderellaish at Greenbrier Valley Theatre. She will also be in GVTs production of Pump Boys and Dinettes as Prudie Cupp.
MelRob was elected to the NextUp AFL-CIO Young Workers Advisory Council.