Having taught at Top Hat for more than 4 years, Mel is delighted to become co-principal of Top Hat Essex school based in Harlow, opening in September
Mel trained at Hertfordshire Theatre School and gained a diploma in Acting/Musical Theatre. Since then Mel has performed in showcases in the West End at the Fortune Theatre, and Her Majesty’s Theatre. Mel has worked extensively in Children’s Theatre both in the UK and around Europe performing in both Panto and educational shows. Mel has also toured Barcelona and Berlin as lead vocalist with a Jazz Band. Mel has taught Singing and Musical Theatre lessons to both children and adults for over 10 years.
Melissa has worked in TV/Film, having appeared in commercials for ‘Asda’, ‘Vauxhall’, ‘Classic FM’, and programs such as ‘Holby City’ and ‘Bad Education’ as well as national magazine adverts for ‘TGI Fridays’ in the UK. Last year Mel performed in the Easter panto ‘Pinnochio’ at the Dugdale Theatre in Enfield.