Melissa began dancing Ballet at the age of seven and under her respective instructors’ guidance, went on to explore other styles of dance such as Jazz, Street Jazz, Hip Hop and Urban Choreography. She furthered her dance training at Broadway Dance Center, New York and graduated from the International Student Visa Program in 2016.
Having studied under the Royal Academy of Dance, Melissa has completed the Graded & Vocational Ballet Examinations till Intermediate with Distinctions. In addition, Melissa continues to perform, choreograph and compete. She attained recognition for her choreography when she was a selected finalist for Singapore’s Battle of the Choreographers 2013. She has also competed alongside Kosmic Crew, who clinched 1st Runner Up at the All Babes Cineleisure Dance Competition in 2012; Empire, Finalist in the International Open Category of World Supremacy Battlegrounds 2017 in Australia; and most recently, MeLeDee, Finalist in Arena: Singapore 2018.
As a full-time freelance dance instructor, Melissa has been teaching for 12 years and enjoys working with students of various age groups and levels. Melissa firmly believes in strong bonds and putting in “heart” work. She hopes to continue building dancers with strong dance ethics and a genuine love for movement.