Melinda was born in Darwin and began dancing at 5 years of age. She moved to Queensland and continued her classical ballet training under the direction of renown Royal Academy of Dancing tutor Ruth Lane. Melinda commenced her full-time training in Melbourne at the Australian Conservatoire of Ballet in 2017 under the directorship of Christine Walsh. She is currently completing her transition year at the Melbourne Conservatoire of Ballet under the directorship of John Sandurski whilst undertaking a Diploma in Pilates Teaching. Melinda is excited to be engaged by Dancebourne Arts for our 2021 performance season and looks forward to spreading her joy and love of the classical ballet art form.