Producer, Actor, Filmmaker
New York, NY, USA
A filmmaker and actor based in Queens, NY, Mélisa received her MFA in Acting from DePaul University and her BA from Georgetown University. A producer for almost a decade, Mélisa has worked on award-winning features, shorts, webseries, and music videos that have screened at festivals such as Lighthouse, BendFilm, Adirondack, Rhode Island International, SOHO International, Bermuda International and many more. Her first feature Seven Lovers is currently available on most digital streaming platforms and stars Fran Kranz, Erin Darke, Max von Essen, and Peter Mark Kendall. As an actor, Mélisa has starred in over two dozen films which include feature films, short films, webseries, and sketches. Having grown up in the theatre, she has starred in several off-Broadway and regional stage productions to rave reviews. Mélisa is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity.