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At the age of three, Melanie was already performing on stage. This was when her love for performing had ignited. To this day, Melanie performs in a host of different areas of the entertainment industry including on stage, on camera, and as a business entrepreneur.
Through her early years as a dancer and theatre actress, Melanie performed both competitively and within her community theatres. At the age of 17, Melanie made her debut as a runway model for large events such as “Mac Fashion” and “Fashion Week”. It was here where she was further introduced to the opportunity of developing her persona on television as a commercial model and actress in sitcoms, music videos, and movies.
Melanie’s overall experiences in the entertainment industry had greatly impacted her life and future, starting with the launch of her first dance company, “Get Low Dance Co.” at the age of 16. Now at over ten years in business, Melanie has found success in the foundation of her company’s mission which is to help others change their lives through dance, culture, and fitness.
At 21, Melanie was introduced to pageantry winning her first Miss Canada Pageant, where she had the incredible experience to represent her country in Thailand. From there, she was recognized internationally and reign Miss Canada for a total of 5 years traveling across Asia, Caribbean and South America representing Canada.
Melanie had taken her passion for dance and entertainment a step further by working for several Professional Performance Companies to build her strengths in cultural dance styles. Melanie has trained internationally in many styles including Belly Dancing, Hawaiian, Latin, Samba, and Folk, just to name a few. She has performed both nationally and internationally for live events. Melanie had advanced strongly in Belly Dancing when she took on a six-month contract in Miami, Florida in 2013 and has now become recognized as an International Belly Dancer. She continues to work with a wide range of partners as a dance performer and continues to challenge her and her teams dance skills.
Her experiences in the world of dance and entertainment business at a young age has provided her with an extensive skill set to overcome challenges. In 2014, Burman Books reached out to Melanie, who was interested in hearing her life story as an entrepreneur, and published her story in their fourth edition of “Making it in High Heels.”
In 2015, Melanie launched MM Entertainment to continue to share her passion of the Arts and provide opportunities for youth to live a passionate career and find their true potential. Also, to provide a full service company to serve her clients with all their entertainment needs and connect them with incredible local talent. In 2017, Melanie won "Best Dancer of the World" in China.
Melanie hopes to reach the hearts and lives of others worldwide. She believes that with every experience she has had in her active career has helped build her dedication and determination to become a strong leader. She is confident that by sharing her life story and passion, she will be able to motivate others to follow their bliss through hard work, determination, willpower, and resilience.