Former student at Island Dance and an Allegro Performing Arts Academy alumna, Melyssa has been dancing and tumbling for over 16 years. She has had the opportunity to perform in many WIDT and Island Dance productions. Her favorite production was the Nutcracker in which she played the principal role of The Rat King. Over the last eight years she's been competing in dance competitions all over Washington. She graduated high school this year (2016) with plans to take a gap year and start college in the fall of 2017.