Mel Hart

Program Coordinator

MEL HART is all-styles dancer trained in street styles such as Hip Hop, Salsa, Argentine Tango, House, Waacking, and is classically trained in Ballet, Modern, Russian Character and Flamenco. She completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance, with Honours, at York University.

Melissa’s versatility as a performer has been showcased dancing for international festivals such as MANIFESTO, TIFF, Glastonbury, Wireless 2011 UK music festivals, and APTN’s 2012 Aboriginal Day Live. She has also danced for artists such as Jodie Connor (UK), Aelita (Latvia), Black Thought of the Legendary Roots Crew (USA), and Canadian music sensation, Dragonette.

A member of Toronto’s all female Hip Hop crew, “DEUCEnDIP”, Melissa has performed for youth events such as UNITY CHARITY Festival, IF I RULED T.O Conference, Teenzfav Awards and WE DAY.

Melissa is proud member of UNITY CHARITY, and with her strong passion for teaching, her goal is to inspire, welcome, and share with others, the art