Melissa Jay Hughes

Melissa Jay Hughes

About Me: 
From an early age, I have been very ardent about musical theatre and the performing arts industry.  I have been performing since I was 7 years old and have been in many school showcases and company productions. I have trained with ACTIVATE youth theatre company based in Shropshire for 10 years. Throughout these years I performed in 13 productions in front of a live audience, performing in musicals and plays.
I have countless hobbies including media, singing, and reading. Only recently has my amusement for reading grow. Before college I barely took the time to read, the only books I had read were JK Rowlings Harry Potter series. However, since college, I have purchased and read multiple books. I enjoy escaping to a different world for just a fleeting period. In addition, since secondary school, I have had a deep fascination with media. Watching movies/music videos is one of my hobbies. Again, I enjoy committing to an alternate reality. I truly believe music can reveal a person in a way that you would not think of. I am extremely passionate about singing and performing, I enjoy portraying different characters. I also love clothing and putting together outfits, I like to keep myself fresh, clean and happy with the help of clothes.
I have recently completed my college course Performing Arts (Level 3 Extended Diploma). The Performing Arts course has increased my experience with live performances and taught me the backstage aspects of Musical Theatre. I have put myself forward for voluntary work numerous times. Students had the opportunity to perform at a graduation ceremony in St Chads Church Shrewsbury. Many students were chosen to perform in the performing arts Higher National Certificate (HNC) concerts, including me. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to broaden my knowledge of the performing arts industry to a deeper level.
I am a very flexible performer who can adapt to circumstances easily, I have effective communication skills and patience. I am courageous and not afraid to go out of my comfort zone. I like to be challenged and have plenty to contribute when doing shows, photoshoots and productions. I am very excited about the opportunities that will arise.

Interested In:
– Catalogue work
– Tv work
– Singing
– Acting
– Dance
– Fitness