The Kennedy Center

Melissa Reed



Biography

Melissa Reed (Corps de Ballet) is originally from Amherst, New Hampshire where she trained at Bedford Dance Center and continued at Southern New Hampshire Youth Ballet. In 2007, she was invited to attend the Harid Conservatory on a full-tuition scholarship, training with Svetlana Osiyeva, Victoria Schneider, and Olivier Pardina. Upon graduating in 2009, Melissa received performance experience at Charlotte Ballet and Richmond Ballet. She is currently a part-time faculty member for the Boston Ballet School. Since joining The Suzanne Farrell Ballet in 2012, Melissa has performed Balanchine’s Movements for Piano and Orchestra, Divertimento No. 15, Agon, Swan Lake, and Gounod Symphony.  
Melissa Reed