Melissa Charles, Actor

As Part of: Experiencing Empathy:  Medicine, Acting and Design
Date: April 12
Time: 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Price: Free
Location: BON
Partner Website: Click Here

Melissa Charles is a professional actor, director, choreographer, and teacher, as well as a producer and consultant.  A member of the Actors Equity Association (AEA) and SAG-AFTRA, she has worked as an actor in theatre, film, and television in NYC, LA and in regional theaters throughout the country. Melissa was the founder and Artistic Director of both the Broadway Adventure program and the Union Street Theatre (UST). She has taught workshops, classes, and coached actors for the International Thespian Festival, DMR Adventures, Broadway Adventure, UST, Live Arts, Lighthouse Studios, and Peabody School.  She has a certificate in Non-Profit Management from Duke and a B.A. in Drama from UVa. She has produced, directed and choreographed over 40 productions, and specializes in musical theatre. In addition to her work in the performing arts, Melissa is also a graphic designer, an event planner, an entrepreneur, and manages social media and communications for several organizations. Melissa’s next appearance will be on the new AMC series, Turn.


  • Experiencing Empathy:  Medicine, Acting and Design