Melissa Singleton has been dancing for 20 years, studying under various choreographers. She is accomplished at a variety of styles including Jazz, Contemporary, Jazz Funk and Hip Hop. She attended California State University of Long Beach where she danced with PAC Modern Collegiate Dance Team. It was here where her love for Hip Hop grew, along with her enthusiasm for hip hop culture. She joined Culture Shock Los Angeles, a nonprofit hip hop organization. It was here where Melissa received training in Waacking, House, Locking and Popping. She also had the opportunity to dance with groups such as Triple G, under the direction of Knicole Breahn Haggins, and Movement Project, under the direction of Philip Cariaso Jr. Later, Melissa found her way to Seattle where she co-founded, choreographed and directed an all female dance crew called Xclusive Ladies (XL). XL performed at various venues including World of Dance Seattle Her latest credits include dancing for the Ashleyliane Dance Company in St. Louis where she formed a crew called Femme Project. The Femme Project performed at World of Dance Chicago. n addition to being an active member of the hip hop community, Melissa has also been a song/pom instructor for the United Spirit Association (U.S.A.) for the last eight years. She has had the pleasure of teaching camps and the honor of being on the development team. On the development team, she contributes to choreographing the Jazz and Hip Hop combinations taught at U.S.A.'s camps. Melissa is a very passionate dancer and teaching artists and she is excited to continue sharing her passions with others at CKDC.