Melanie Ramos was born and raised in Miami, FL and attended New World School of the Arts High School. In 2014, she was a Young Arts finalist in the categories of modern dance and choreography. In 2018, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Purchase College with a BFA in Dance. She has studied at Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Joffrey Ballet School, Hubbard Street and Ballet Hispanico. In 2015 and 2017, she was selected as a Young Choreographer presenting her own works at the Young Choreographer’s Festival. Following graduation, she received the 2018 Eryc Taylor Dance New Choreographer Grant as well as choreographing for the American Swiss Ballet Company, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High school and the 2019 CounterPointe Series. She participated as a choreographer in the 2019 Jacob’s Pillow Choreography Fellows Program and is now a dancer with Ballet Hispanico’s second company, BHDos.