Melissa Kniskern began her dance training at the age of 5 at the Charlotte Klein Dance Centers. She later became a member of the CKDC Dance Company. Melissa is a past recipient of the Elisa Ruth Klein Scholarship Award. She has been a featured dancer at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Virginia, and she performed at the Oktoberfest in Fort Worth, Texas. Melissa has choreographed award winning routines in both regional and national competitions. She enjoys sharing her passion for dance with her students.
Currently, Melissa is working with Central Mass Collaborative as an Instructional Aide where she continues to positively influence the children of our community.