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 country as well as the world. Some of her favorite credits include: In The Heights Movie (2020), Porsche Shanghai, Choice Hotels, Southwest Airlines, FX's American Horror Story: Freakshow, AMC's Roots, and VIACOM's Chicas de Viaje! Melissa is a member of Dance Masters of America, and is proud to be represented by Lucille DiCampli Artist Representation.