Training: The Constance Grant Dance Centre and The London School of Musical Theatre.
Theatre includes: u/s Madame Morrible in Wicked (Apollo Victoria); original cast member, alternate Donna and u/s Dynamo in Mamma Mia! (West End); My Fair Lady (Esplanade Theatre); Chess (Spektrum Arena); Company and Into the Woods (Derby Playhouse); The Full Monty (UK tour); Spend, Spend, Spend (West Yorkshire Playhouse and UK tour); A Slice of Saturday Night, Oliver! and Beauty and the Beast (Theatre Royal, Lincoln); Little Shop of Horrors (Millfield Theatre); Me and My Girl and Crazy for You (Aberystwyth Arts Centre).
Workshops include: We Will Rock You; Desperately Seeking Susan; Blag and Paris Thunder.
Other credits include: Melissa was one-sixth of the vocal harmony group The Unconventionals who released their album Flower to the People.