Melissa Anderson, a native of Milwaukee, has performed in Soloist and Principal Roles with companies as diverse as the Milwaukee Ballet, Ballet Teatro Municipal de San Juan, Southern Ballet Theatre (now the Orlando ballet), Michigan Opera Theater and the Icelandic National Ballet. Currently she enjoys dancing with Danceworks Performance Company, a Contemporary dance ensemble located in Milwaukee, WI. Melissa teaches ballet at the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee and several other locations. Melissa enjoys teaching and choreographing at dance conventions such as Chicago National Association of Dance Masters CNADM, Dance Masters of Wisconsin DMW, Southern Dance Masters, Atlanta’s Ballet Fest and SPARK, Texas Association Teachers of Dance TATD and the National Association for Dance and Affiliated Arts NADAA. Ms. Anderson has been featured in Dance Magazine's Dancer Online Chat, and in Dance Teacher Magazine. She is certified by the ABT National Teachers Certification through level 3. You can connect with her on Facebook at Melissa Anderson Ballet, Pointe, Choreography, Performance.