Melinda Sullivan is a Boston- based choreographer, movement coach, and teacher with more than 30 years experience working with singers and dancers. She established herself as a dynamic performer in Boston’s modern dance scene after graduating from Boston Conservatory. She then developed a unique movement and dance program for opera singers at New England Conservatory where she taught for 25 years. She is resident choreographer and movement coach at Central City Opera and Boston University Opera Institute. She was recently named Dance Director at Boston Early Music Festival after many years as dancer, ballet mistress, and choreographer. She teaches masterclasses and workshops in breath and body, stage presence, period dance, ballet for singers. Recent choreographies include Trouble in Tahiti for Boston Lyric Opera and Alcina for BEMF. Upcoming: Madama Butterfly at Central City Opera.