Melanie George is the Dance Program Director and full-time Instructor of dance at American University. Melanie is a performer, choreographer, writer and teacher of dance, and a Certified Movement Analyst. Melanie has an extensive teaching history including positions with The Roeper School for the Gifted and Talented, and the Washington School of Ballet. From 2004-2008, she was an Assistant Professor of Dance and Dance Education Program Coordinator at Kent State University. Her choreography includes works for concert dance, theater, musical theater and voice.