Melissa Chapski is 21 years old and was born in Medfield, Massachusetts.
She studied at Ellison Ballet Professional Training Program in New York City under Edward Ellison and Erin Forrest. She is now based in Amsterdam, where she has danced for the Dutch National Ballet and the Dutch National Ballet’s Junior Company since August 2015.
She has danced internationally in the interlude at the 44th Annual Prix de Lausanne, the Ballet United Gala and the Natalia Kremen Gala in London, the YAGP Stars Gala in Florida, and the Gala de Danza in Mexico with pieces by legendary choreographers.
She has competed in many international ballet competitions and won a gold medal at the Indianapolis International Ballet Competition and the Youth America Grand Prix in 2015.
She has also modeled for several dancewear companies and been featured in magazines such as French Vogue, Ocean Blue, and Dance Spirit.
She has worked on larger collaborations with companies such as Huawei Mobile, Clarks Shoes, Degree Deodorant, and Nikon.