Melissa has been teaching private lessons since 2001 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, her home, her church, and online. Melissa has helped students practice on their audition techniques, cold-reading, and improv for both film/television and theater. Melissa is a working actress represented theatrically and commercially in Los Angeles. She also produces film and theatrical projects in her spare time.
Melissa started acting at a the young age of 5 participating in school and community talent shows and progressed into acting in award winning local theatrical productions in the Inland Empire. Melissa received her formal training at Graceland University, in 2002 where she received a degree in Theater. Upon her return, she began working in Los Angeles filming commercials and films. As an expert in her field, Melissa looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Melissa's teaching style is compassionate, caring, fun, and motivating!