Having been raised in three states along the East Coast -Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia- Melanie is definitely a young woman with the right mix of cities to call home. It didn’t take long for her to realize her love for the entertainment industry after observing her first Broadway Musical. From the tender age of five she quickly developed a passion for the performing arts having excelled in piano, vocal performance, ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance. After starring in her high school productions of “Into The Woods” and “Les Miserables”, she packed her bags and headed west to Sunny California’s City of Angels.
Melanie studied acting at USC’s School of Theatre where she learned from some of the most talented and experienced instructors in the industry. She performed in various student films and play productions including an School Of Theatre production of “Be Aggressive” directed by Jon Rivera. In May 2011 She graduated with a BA degree and continued her work as an actor in Los Angeles. In 2012 she starred in the San Diego theatrical production of “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow is Enuf” and was featured in Dilly Gence’s music video “Let Your Belly Hang”. In summer of 2013 Melanie was featured in the reality webseries "Diary of a Mad Black Theater"- directed and produced by "The Haves and Have Nots" own Lamont A Coleman.
Back on the East Coast, Melanie continues to persue her acting career in Atlanta, GA. In 2015 she worked on some of the most notable projects in her career, acting in an episode of TVOne's Fatal attraction and the Bravo TV pilot True Fiction. In addition to acting, Melanie is an avid singer, dancer and is the producer and director of her own sketch comedy webseries -HiMom.Comedy. She is also a licensed celebrity massage therapist. Her goal is to be a voice for the men and women who believe they do not have one, and to inspire them to make their dreams a reality. She is currently represented by People Store and Artists Entertainment Management in Atlanta, GA.