Melissa Reed (Corps de Ballet) is originally from Amherst, New Hampshire where she began her early training at Bedford Dance Center and continued at Southern New Hampshire Youth Ballet. In 2007, she was invited to attend the Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, Florida on full-tuition scholarship, where she studied with Svetlana Osiyeva, Victoria Schneider, and Olivier Pardina. Upon graduating in 2009, Melissa received additional training and performing experience at Charlotte Ballet and Richmond Ballet. She is currently a part-time faculty member for the Boston Ballet School. Melissa joined The Suzanne Farrell Ballet in 2012.