As one of the founding members of RAW Theatre Productions, Melanie is no stranger to performing, having played a number of roles and directed a number of plays across the years.
Chorus in 'Almahl', 1985
Bette in 'Oliver Twist', 1986
Nadia Naive in 'Dracula Spectacular', 1987
The Bride in 'Lorca's Blood Wedding' Directed by Mark Ravenhill, 1989
Backstage and FOH - 'Starlight Express' - Apollo Victoria, London, 1989-1990
Dancer & singer & Thorpe Park Ranger, 1990-1992
Mr Monkey - 'Why Don't You...?, 1991
Kate in 'Taming of the Shrew', 1991
Claudia Faith Draper in 'Nuts', 1992 -(+producer).
Dorothy in 'A Christmas Murder Mystery The Panto', 1994
M'Lynn in 'Steel Magnolias', 1995 (+director credit)
The Soap Boys - London Comedy Circuit, 1997-1999.
Melanie then had a break from the performance scene to raise her 2 beautiful children.
BATS production of 'Cinderella The Panto', 2018 - Stage Manager
M'Lynn in 'Steel Magnolias' (+director), BATS, 2018 - Which won NODA award for Best Drama that year!
BATS production of 'Robin Hood' - Producer & Stage Manager, 2019
Singer, actor in BATS' 'The All New Community Revue', 2019 (+director)
Janet in 'Trammel Net' for Welwyn Drama Festival, BATS, 2021 (+writer & director)
Fauna the Blue Fairy for St Neots Players' 'Sleeping Beauty The Panto', 2021 (+writer & director)
Singer, Dancer and Performer in VAMPS' 'Showstoppers 6', 2022
Director of Ben Elton's 'Silly Cow' for St Neots Players, 2022
Inspector Darcy Meltoya for RAW Theatre Productions' 'Murder at the Theatre', 2022 (+writer & director).
Melanie is really excited to be working with this talented group of people and is looking forward to seeing where she and her husband, Rhys, can take RAW Theatre Productions in the future.