Melissa spent a decade in Los Angeles as a production/stage manager and scenic designer before relocating home to Malaysia. She has managed a myriad of productions internationally – including musicals, operas, plays, festivals, and concerts in South East Asia, USA, Australia and Edinburgh.
Melissa’s scenic designs have garnered nominations and recognition at the LA Weekly, NAACP and Garland Awards in the USA. Selected design credits in Malaysia include: Cabaret, Next To Normal (PAN Productions), Air Con, Nadirah, Hero, D’State of D’Nation, Gold Rain & Hailstones (Instant Café Theatre), Seussical Jr The Musical (Enfiniti Vision Media), License to Thrill – A Bond Concert (Limelight Productions), Perfect Circle (Asia Musical Productions), SHOUT! The Musical (Broadway Academy) and Hansel & Gretel (Dama Asia Productions).