Matthew Melendez

(Lt. Calhoune) Matthew has been pursuing dance since the age of 13 when break-dancing first caught his attention. His love for hip hop dance eventually led him to love many dance techniques and in May 2014 he graduated Cum Laude from the University of Hartford’s School with a B.F.A. in Dance. With his knowledge of hip hop, contemporary, modern, and ballet he has been freelancing in New York City and has performed with Kizuna Dance, Erin Dillon & Dancers, Flusso Dance, and the Alwan for the Arts Foundation.