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Melody was born in North Bergen, New Jersey from Cuban-American parents and grew up in Secaucus, New Jersey. At six year's old Melody began dancing with little interest at Oneida's Dance Studio, the first Hispanic dance school in Hudson County, NJ. It wasn't until her pre-teens that Melody began to take interest in the art form. Her dance instructors inspired her to pursue the performing arts professionally. During her high school years she placed high scores in dance competition, performed in parades and continuously sought out opportunities to grow through workshops and intensives. Melody is proud to have graduated from Montclair State University with a BA in Dance Education. 


West Side Story film by Steven Spielberg; Ariana Grande's "Breathin" music video; Thalia and Natti Natasha's "No Me Acuerdo" music video; Walt Disney World Character Performer; NJN Hispanic Youth Showcase Guest performer; The Nutcracker a Contemporary Ballet at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theatre. Melody has participated in The American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive, Broadway Dance Center's Musical Theatre Intensive and has worked with distinguished choreographers such as Justin Peck, Camille. A Brown, Earl Mosley, James Kinney and Sean Curran. 

Upon graduating MSU, Melody made her film debut (without representation) in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story, which will release December 18th, 2021. 

Through her career, Melody aims to share the importance of the performing arts through the community and beyond. 

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