Melissa is a funny lady -
Melissa is a stand up comic in Chicago. Her background is in acting, graduating from Millikin University with a BA in Theatre.
While in school she also studied finance and voice. During her time at Millikin, she spent a semester in London studying at The Globe Theatre.
Melissa has also studied belly dance at The Jasmin Jahal School of Belly Dance, Improv at Second City, writing at iO, and Stand-up at Comedy Sportz in Chicago and Feminine Comique. She is a voice over actor, a member of "Beast Women" an all female performance variety group, an actor & writer for the online sketch group Foul But Funny and a contributing writer for Comedy of Chicago. She was in the Second City Conservatory.
Melissa has had some articles on comedy published on the Comedy of Chicago website
* Stand Up & Day Jobs
* Female Sexuality and Double Standards in Comedy
* To Go, or Not to Go on The Mancow Show?
* The Costs of Comedy
* Writing a Parody
* My First Time Hosting in a Real Club
* Going to the World Series of Comedy...Without Going
* My First College Gig
* Traveling with Other Comics
* Be Decisive!