Melisa is ever grateful to be joining the Core Company this year! Past productions at APT include The Game of Love and Chance (Sylvia), Pride and Prejudice (Lydia), Othello (Bianca), A Streetcar Named Desire (Young Girl/Mexican Woman), Romeo and Juliet (Juliet), Alcestis (Alcestis), The Doctor’s Dillemma (Danby), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Cecile). Most recently, she played The Moon/Girl in Blood Wedding at Lookingglass Theatre. Melisa has worked several seasons at the Utah Shakespeare Festival (The Tempest--Miranda, Love's Labour's Lost--Moth, King John--Blanche, Titus Andronicus--Lavinia, Scapin--Zerbinette, Romeo and Juliet--Juliet, Milwaukee Rep (A Christmas Carol--Belle), Illinois Shakespeare Festival (The Winter's Tale--Dorcas, Romeo and Juliet--Peter/Apothecary, Macbeth--Lady Macbeth), Sacramento Theatre Company (Julius Caesar--Cassius). She holds an M.F.A in Classical Acting from Illinois State University, a B.F.A in Acting from Utah State University, and trained in the UK at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company. Love to my dear Jeb y mi tierra--grateful to bring a little bit of Argentina to the woods of Wisconsin.
Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers