Melissa Walsh is the Director of TDP & Head of Ballroom and Latin Dance - Melissa teaches: Advance Level Ballroom and Latin & Level 1 Acro Dance

Melissa has worked in the Performing Arts business for over 20 years. After gaining her BA (Hons) Degree in Dance at Surrey University Melissa enjoyed a successful career as a Professional Ballroom Dancer, Melissa moved to Dubai in 2013, where she established The Dance Project.

With a passion for passing on her love for dance, TDP has grown exponentially. Having worked in 24 Schools in Dubai and 1000's of Dancers and Gymnasts over the years, Melissa has vast experience in the Middle East.

"I have a deep rooted passion for passing on my skills, from our Baby Ballerinas, our competitive gymnasts through to our Semi Professional Dancers. It has taken many years of blood, sweat and tears to create our wonderful TDP family. I can not begin to express my gratitude to have such an amazing faculty of teachers and staff, incredible students and our supportive parents. It takes team work to take a student and allow them to reach their full potential. I feel that at TDP that is what we do best."

Melissa holds the following documentation: Full Police Clearance, Safeguarding Children Certificate, First Aid Qualification