|Birthday||April 30, 1980|
|Hometown||Los Angeles, California|
|So You Think You Can Dance Profile|
|Age during Season||29|
|Partner(s)|| Ade Obayomi|
Melissa has been dancing for most of her life. She has danced with the Milwaukee Ballet Company, LA Opera, Long Beach Ballet and Helios Dance Theater. A highlight for Melissa was performing "Le Coeur Illumine" at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
So You Think You Can DanceEdit
- She was the oldest finalist of Season 5.
- She has gained the nicknames of "Naughty Ballerina" and "Buff Ballerina".
|Season 5 Contestants|
Ade Obayomi · Ashley Valerio · Asuka Kondoh · Brandon Bryant · Caitlin Kinney · Evan Kasprzak · Janette Manrara · Jason Glover ·