Melanie George

Educator, Choreographer, Scholar


Melanie has worked as a creative consultant in the arts for over ten years, applying her expertise in writing and education to assist artists and arts organizations in articulating language and facilitating the development of creative work.

In addition to her work with independent choreographers and dance educators, Melanie has provided professional services for The Alden TheatreAmerican Dance Institute, Dance Institute of Washington,  Human KineticsThe Journal of Dance Education, Map Fund, and Velocity DC Dance Festival.

Melanie is available for: 

  • Artist Talks and Pre/Post Performance Discussions
  • Artistic Facilitation & Feedback
  • Choreography and Performance Adjudication
  • Cover letter and CV coaching for higher ed.
  • Dramaturgy and Rehearsal Direction
  • Manuscript Reviews
  • Program and Context Notes
  • Melanie was instrumental in assisting me in crafting my cover letter and reorganizing my cv, which lead to my current position as Assistant Professor of Dance at University of Wisconsin Milwaukee.
    — Daniel Burkholder, Director of the PlayGround
  • From facilitating pre and post show discussions to giving artist feedback, Melanie delivers a skillful mix of well developed, intelligently articulated thoughts, supported by wide ranging knowledge, rigorous inquiry, and professional warmth.
    — Christopher K. Morgan, Executive Director, Dance Place, Washington, DC

Contact for further information.