Melissa Strain is a dancer, actor, and aerialist based in NYC. From a small town dance studio in Southern Louisiana, she received technique based training in a wide variety of styles. She furthered her training at Indiana University and The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Dance and Kinesiology. Performing has afforded Melissa the opportunity to travel the world! Some of her favorite credits include: In The Heights Movie (2021), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Guys & Dolls at The Fireside Theatre, Porsche Shanghai, Choice Hotels, Southwest Airlines, FX's American Horror Story: Freakshow, AMC's Roots, and HBO's The Righteous Gemstones. Melissa is a member of Dance Masters of America, and is proud to be represented by Lucille DiCampli Artist Representation.