Melanie Nehrkorn is in her second season with Contradiction Dance Theatre.
She has trained and performed in Boston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas.
Melanie started dancing in Massachusetts with the Legacy Dance Company and continued to study dance through the Dance and Theater Department at Northwestern University. She then danced in Dallas, Texas as an apprentice with 8&1 Dance Company.
In addition to dancing, Melanie is a sound engineer at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater.
She has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University and enjoys exploring the intersection of movement and science.