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Recent News

 Back to Work!

 Summer 2016


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.


 NYC and DC
 March 2016


MelRob was elected onto the Executive Board of the NYC Central Labor Council and lobbied on Capital Hill for Arts Funding.


 NYC and DC


Happy Holiday
Holiday Season 2015


Enjoy our yearly-ish Holiday video from The Bluminette Farm!  



Staying Home & Class

Fall 2015


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.  


The Biz of Show The Book

August  2015


Due to popular demand Melissa started working on The Biz of Show The Book.  For more info click here.



July 2015


Melissa is working (and doing a LOT of laughing) with Theatre Beyond Broadway this summer hosting college orientations through SNL style improv!



Dublin World Live Performance Conference

June 2015


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.

Eastern Regional Vice President

May 2015


Melissa was re-elected as Eastern Regional Vice President of Actors Equity Association!



Back in class!

April 2015


Melissa is taking classes:

Improv at The PIT

Acting Songs with David Brunetti

Jazz at Steps

Ballet at Peridance

Voice lessons with various teachers



Arts Advocacy Day

March 2015


Melissa lobbied for arts funding on Capital Hill and at the White House in Washington DC.



Pump N' Go- Musical Reading

January 2015


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

Winter 2014


Melissa recently finished working at Florida Studio Theatre in Dancing in the Street. She hit the barre a few times a week at Sarasota Ballet Company and taught The Biz of Show during the day!


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!

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