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Melinda Sullivan is an LA based performer, choreographer, and dance instructor. This year, she was chosen as one of Dance Magazine's Top 25 to Watch in 2013. Originally from Thousand Oaks, Melinda became passionate about tap dance at an early age. She was the recipient of the Music Center Spotlight Award for Non-Classical Dance in 2004. As a performer, she has appeared in TV, film, national tours, and the concert stage. She is known for being a top 10 finalist on So You Think You Can Dance Season 7 and as a dancer and choreographer in Jon Chu’s new You Tube channel DS2DIO. From Canada to Israel to Taiwan, Melinda’s tap dancing has taken her all over the world as a teacher and performer. She is currently on faculty at the distinguished Colburn School in Downtown Los Angeles, and continues to travel internationally to teach and perform as a song and dance soloist.
As a choreographer, Melinda is the recipient of the 2012 Capezio A.C.E. Award for Choreographic Excellence. This award carries with it partial funding for producing an original show in August 2013 in New York. Commercially, she has worked on high profile performances like Seth Macfarlane's Oscar Party performance, and TV spots for clients such as Capital Gold. Melinda’s work has been featured at the LA Tap and Pasadena Dance Festivals & NYC Town Hall’s Broadway By The Year. She was recently a semi-finalist for Center Theater Group’s Sherwood Award as a choreographer. She has choreographed and collaborated on a variety of film shorts with Imagiland Productions, including a tribute to Ann Miller, which was recently featured in Dance Magazine.
Melinda is also the founder and director of the Melinda Sullivan Dance Project. The mission of the Melinda Sullivan Dance Project is to create an expressive body of work with a strong emphasis on sound. It is committed to presenting many styles of tap dance to a broad audience in a theatrical setting while maintaining authenticity to tap dance’s roots and musicality. M.S.D.P. is a project of the Pasadena Arts Council’s Emerge Fiscal Sponsorship Program.
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