Melissa Therese Crum (DIRECTOR) is a Cleveland based performer, director, educator, and creator of original work. Melissa was a 2013-2014 Joan Yellen Horvitz directing fellow at Cleveland Public Theatre, where she directed the critically acclaimed The Drowning Girls. Melissa currently works as a resident teaching artist for Playhouse Square, and serves as the Education Associate at Dobama Theatre. Melissa has been an Actor-Teacher with Great Lakes Theatre, an educator with The Musical Theatre Project, as well as Cleveland Public Theatre’s Brick City Program. Melissa has worked as a Director and Actor with several local Theatres’ including Dobama Theatre, Cleveland Public Theatre, Talespinner Children’s Theatre, and True North Cultural Arts Center.