Previous training & experience includes: 7 years of jazz & competitive acrobatics under the direction of Mark Simpson/ DAC, four years with & two-time captain for the UConn Huskies co-ed cheerleading squad, chosen as staff member for the prestigious Universal Cheerleaders Association, Eastern Connecticut State University head cheerleading coach, professional NBA dancer & professional actress represented by CESD Talent Agency. Some acting roles include, “One Life to Live” & “Law and Order: SVU” as well as national tv ads for products such as Toyota, Tide, Olive Garden, Glad, and Foxwoods Casino. After 11 years in NYC, she moved to CT. She now lives in Guilford with her husband Joseph and daughters Mea, 13 and Julia, 11 and son Luca, 9. She also has a 23 year old stepson, Joey, who is a very successful actor in Canada.
Brooke Melillo (Instagram @brooke.melillo) has been dancing for 12 years. She has trained under some of LA’s most sought-after choreographers such as Kathryn McCormick from “So You Think You Can Dance”, Brian Friedman and Twitch. Brooke travels the country all year long, taking classes from the most high-demand
choreographers. She assists classes and auditions for scholarships every weekend during the biggest and most popular dance conventions in North America. She has been chosen by Revel Dance Convention to assist for the past two years.
Brooke is trained in all styles of dance from tap, jazz, and ballet to hip hop and even ballroom. She continues to grow and learn all while choreographing her award winng solos.