from the National Tour of The Sound of Music (MotherAbbess) directed by Tony Award Winner, Jack O'Brien was last seen in Broadway's AND the first National Tour of Waitress the Musical directed by Tony Award Winner, Diane Paulus. She is a lover of all things "art" and prides herself on living "outside the box". Melody received her Master's degree of Fine Arts from WIU and then went on to play in regional theaters all over the nation. You may have seen her as The Rain Lady in Witness Uganda/Invisible Thread (2012-2015), The Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol (Milwaukee Rep 2010-2012), Sylvia in the Marriott Theater's production of All Shook Up and The Courtesan in Chicago Shakespeare Theater's production of A Comedy Of Errors. She cultivated her professional acting career in Chicago where she was last seen in the Jeff Award winning production of Ragtime as Sarah's Friend. You may have also recognized her from her appearances on the TV shows: Chicago Code, Chicago PD, Power on STARZ and Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE on NBC!
As a singer/songwriter, Melody aspires to inspire and evoke love and worship. She has shared her mellifluent vocals on projects of worldwide favorites such as Arrested Development, Joshua Jeneration, Funktelligence and the Conan O' Brien show. Singing since the age of 4, Melody has refined a voice that possesses versatility and conviction which has the power to stir the soul. If you keep your ears open you just might catch her vocal stylings on many other projects that you may not expect.
She lives her life according to what she holds dear...God, family, kindness and justice.
LIVE LOVE OUT LOUD