A graduate of Wesleyan University and native New Yorker, Melissa has appeared in off-Broadway plays (for NYMF and Fringe), independent films, commercials and various music-related projects. She is recently returned from a summer stock season with Galveston Island Musicals in Texas performing South Pacific and The Night The Music Died. Other recent theater credits include Soul Searching, A Musical (Theater for The New City), Meester Amerika (St. Luke's) and The Shadow (The Kraine Theater). Offstage work includes an ad for Pfizer, a role on ABC's One Life to Live and voiceovers for several English-dubbed Turkish television programs. Love and thanks go to her family, friends and teachers!