Mel is an acting graduate from Western Australia Academy of the Performing Arts. Under the Dame Joan Sutherland scholarship she then went to New York to train at Gibney Dance Studios in New York.
She has since found another strength as a story teller in performance poetry - showcasing her work at Word In Hand, Oyster Bar, Abantu v Black Birds, Shakespeare by Night, placed first at Bankstown Poetry Slam and part of Club Oyster at Melbourne Fringe 2018.
A professional ‘player’ who is naturally energetic, her other passion naturally, is tutoring children in performing arts. She has completed a Certificate 3 in Early Education and is an accredited children’s Zumba instructor.