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Melinda Matticoli

Dancer-Choreographer-Educator-Movement Director

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About Melinda

Melinda Matticoli (She/Her/Hers) is an award-winning dancer and choreographer from Skillman, New Jersey currently working out of New York City and Los Angeles. Melinda has worked with creators including Parth Sethi, Steven Blandino, Cat Cogliandro, Kevin Jenkins, Aspen Waddell, and Gina Menichino, to name a few. Melinda began professionally choreographing at the age of 17, and has presented work at Club Jeté, Sybarite Love is Love, Club NYC, Journey Dance Awards, Dance Bloc,  and WAX Works. 

Melinda began her dance training at the age of 3 and went to train at Broadway Dance Center's Children and Teens program (Jamison Novello Scholarship Recipient). In her professional career, she has had the opportunity to perform alongside the band "Cold Weather Company" and dance with The Verdon Fosse Legacy. She has also performed and presented choreography at many notable and Off-Broadway Theaters and Venues including 3 Dollar Bill, Symphony Space, Dixon Place, Mark Morris Dance Center, Music Hall of Williamsburg, and Soho Playhouse. 

As a choreographer, Melinda’s work incorporates various speeds, tempos, and layers through dynamic pedestrian-inspired movement with influences of jazz and contemporary style movement and gestures. Melinda's work on film has been presented at many national and international film festivals including Dance Films Lab, New York International Film Awards, Oniros Film Awards, and Los Angeles Film Awards. Her work has also been seen in social media collaborations with Peerspace.

Melinda's passion for teaching has given her the opportunity to teach at countless studios across the country. She currently guest teaches at Soul de Soul Dance Convention, Genesis Studios, Lume Dance Training Los Angeles, Carbon the Collective, NYC Studio Series, and more. As a DEEA-certified educator, Melinda hopes to share her passion for dance to help uplift and inspire others in an uplifting and collaborative space.

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Upcoming

Shows and Screenings

Workshops and Masterclasses

Choreographers Carnival (Choreographer)
Wednesday, November 13th, 2024
Le Poisson Rouge, New York, NY
Tickets coming soon!

Stay Tuned!

For masterclasses, workshops, choreography, shows, and all other inquiries,
please email melindamatt1@verizon.net 

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