Melanie Anderson Brossiet
A West Michigan native, Mrs, Brossiet graduated with artistic and academic honors from The Interlochen Arts Academy and trained at North Carolina School for the Arts, Milwaukee Ballet, and Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, before pursuing her professional career with The Cleveland San Jose Ballet, The Chautauqua Dance Company of NY, then advancing as a soloist, to principal ballerina with The Washington Ballet, Augsburg Ballet-Germany, and The Grand Rapids Ballet. She toured internationally to Scotland, Ireland, England, Germany, France, & Portugal, as a featured dancer, sharing the stage with the famed Rudolph Nureyev at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. After serving on the college faculty of GVSU Dance Department, she founded an injury preventative training school, Balletmore, serving as the owner, artistic director, manager, instructor, and choreographer for 17 years. Melanie is currently serving on the faculty at The Grand Rapids Ballet School, and is a proud momma of two, and married to her high school love.