Melanie Gleeson


Personal details

Height: 5'9

Eyes: Hazel

Hair: Dark brown, Long

Voice: Mezzo-Soprano (High Belt), G3-C6

Training

2015 - 2018 Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, BA (Hons) Acting, Musical Theatre
2013 - 2014 Robert Sturrock's Industry Dance , Professional Dance & Performing Arts

Productions at Central

2017 Shannon - Dracula (Rob Shaw Cameron)

2017 Nurse - Romeo and Juliet (Jon Pashley)

2017 Mary Flynn - Merrily We Roll Along (Dir: Martin Parr, MD: Benjamin Holder)

2017 Scullery Maid - Grand Hotel (Dir: Anthony Banks, MD: Wendy Gadian)

2017 Lady Fidget - The Country Wife (Ed Hughes)

2016 Sarah - Spinning Into Butter (Sue Dunderdale)

2016 Dora - The Coming World (Sue Dunderdale)

2016 Antigone - Antigone (Vesna Stanojevic)

2016 Helena - A Midsummer Night's Dream (Anna Morrissey)

Experience

2015 Dancer / Choreographer - Love: I Could Have Danced All Night - White Night Melbourne (Andy Howitt)

2014 Featured Dancer - Make A Wish Gala - RS Industry Dance Company (Robert Sturrock)

2012 Girl - I Would Die For You - Music Video - Matt Walters (Zachary Mc Sweeney)

2010 The Arrival - The Arrival - Mutation Theatre Company - Melbourne Fringe Festival (Sam Mackie, Patrick Mc Carthy )

Awards

Roger & Ingrid Pilkington Trust Bursary, 2016

Memberships

Equity, Spotlight

Accents

Australian (Native), R.P, Heightened R.P, Standard American, West Coast American (California)

Skills

BASSC Stage Combat (Unarmed, Rapier and Dagger ), Horse Riding, Jazz Dance*, Ballroom Dance, Tap , Ballet*, Contemporary Dance*, Commercial Dance, Choreography, Dance Teacher (Ausdance Victoria), Skiing, Full/Clean Driving Licence. *Highly Skilled

Languages

English, French (basic/conversational)

Current production

Dracula

Spotlight ID

1577-4532-4517

Telephone

c/o Wendy Gadian, Course Leader: +44 (0) 20 7559 3994

Email

melanie.gleeson@cssd.ac.uk