MELANIE MCKENNA began dancing at the age of 3 when she discovered her love of dance by watching the Solid Gold Dancers. She danced at Bojangles Dance Studio in Kitchener where she won many awards such as Teen Dancer of Detroit and appeared on the Showstoppers television show. Melanie is classically trained in ballet and received her intermediate certificate from the Royal Academy of Dance. She has danced professionally all around the world as a feature dancer for Norwegian Cruise Lines and has performed for the Canadian Military. Melanie was fortunate enough to have been a cast member at Deerhurst Resort for 3 years and performed in many production including “Edge” and “Live After Hours” She also brings years of experience working as a behaviour analyst developing programs for children with Autism. Miss Mel is happy to be returning to dance and is very excited to share her experience and love of dance with her students.