RADA SHAKESPEARE AWARDS
Melanie is an actress who has worked extensively in the theatre, both in the UK and abroad. Her work includes West End, RSC, Shakespeare’s Globe, Chichester Festival Theatre, and a number of regional theatres and national and international touring companies. She is an Associate Member of The Wrestling School, the company set up to perform the work of Howard Barker, and has played in many productions for the company, including originating roles written for her by the author.
At RADA Melanie has taught 1st year acting and is a regular director of 2nd year projects. For the 3rd year she directed ‘Ursula’ by Howard Barker for the 3rd year in 2008 and ‘The Maids’ by Genet in 2012. Melanie has also taught and directed extended projects with US undergraduates at the Globe and as the Development Co-ordinator of The Wrestling School is responsible for programming workshops and courses.