Choreographer and long time friend of JBG has released 4 brand new dance programs.
For those who have never met @melhart1 she is an absolute joy to work with and her talents are UNREAL!! Mel is a trained Classical, Urban and Latin dancer and received a BFA Degree in Dance, with Honors, from York University. When we say she is VERSATILE , we mean it!
Her versatility has been showcased for international events such as TIFF, APTN’s Aboriginal Day Live, Glastonbury and Wireless UK music festivals and danced for artists such as Jodie Connor (UK), Black Thought of The Roots Crew (USA) and Canadian music sensation Dragonette. Teaching across Canada, Melissa’s goal is to inspire creativity and share dance art with the masses.
@melhart1 is a vibrant, established dance artist from Toronto. With a Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree specializing in Dance from York University, Melissa co-founded SaMel Tanz dance collective with Samantha Schleese. Together they have choreographed, performed and produced shows for the Toronto Fringe, Next Stage and Dance Made in Canada festivals.
As a member of Hip Hop Dance Crew DEUCEnDIP, Melissa has created and performed for concerts such as WE DAY, Canada’s Walk of Fame and World Pride. Melissa is well-versed in Latin dance styles, performing for The Toronto Salsa Congress and The Pan Am Games, and opening for Latin artists such as Bad Bunny, Prince Royce, and Gente de Zona. Melissa takes the most pride in being an arts educator in youth outreach programs. Melissa has taught workshops across Canada, mentoring students in the art of dance and self-expression.