Melissa Dittmar Joy
ArtsNow Dance Consultant

Melissa is a Dance Education Consultant and choreographer and works with Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education, Brenau University’s dance department, and other arts organizations in the southeast. As a dance educator, she has taught in the public schools of North Carolina and Georgia, Atlanta Ballet, Brenau University, co-authored the Gwinnett County Public Schools dance curriculum, and served on the team to review the Georgia dance standards. Melissa received her BS in Dance Education and minor in Theatre from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Melissa has won numerous awards for her choreography and she presents at conferences and professional development workshops sharing her love for dance and its place in every classroom.