This is Melissa’s last show with the CBT as a part of her MFA in Acting with UTK. She would like to thank her friends and family for their support through the last three years. She would like to thank Jed Diamond for believing in her and the other staff members for their guidance. Originating this part was a dream come true. She was recently seen as “Bart Simpson” in Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, “Lucy Brown” in The Threepenny Opera, as “Peaseblossom” in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, “Alice”, “Fred’s Wife” in A Christmas Carol, “Audrey Williams” in Hank Williams: Lost Highway, “Maureen” in Rent and “Alice” in Closer. She received her Bachelor’s from California State University, Fullerton.