Melanie Wacker

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, Teacher / Choreographer

Waikato, New Zealand
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Physical Attributes

Height:
166 cm / 5ft 5in
Weight:
58 kg / 127 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
89 cm / 35 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
69 cm / 27 in
Hips:
90 cm / 35 in
Dress size:
UK 6 / AUS 6 / US 2
Eye color:
Blue
Hair color:
Brown
Hair length:
Long
Hair type:
Wavy

Credits & experience

2019
  • Kate Martin School of Dance : Choreographer
  • Octopus Entertainment Pvt Ltd : Bollywood Dancer - Completed a 6 month dance contract in India
2018
  • Te Auaha, New Zealand Institute of Creativity : Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance)
  • Daffodils Movie : Extra
  • Te Auaha, New Zealand Institute of Creativity : Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance)
2017
  • Whitireia Performance Centre Year 1 Commercial Dance Show : Dancer
2016
  • Fraser High School Hairspray Production : Tammy
2015
  • Fraser High 2015 Stage Challenge : Lead Roll & Dancer
  • Fraser High 2015 Stage Challenge : Lead Roll

Acting

Acting experience

Extra


Languages
  • English
  • Sign Language

Accents
  • New Zealand

Fraser High Hairspray Production – Character: Tammy

Extras

Extras experience

Previous extras experience


Extra in the movie Daffodils filmed in New Zealand 2018.

Modelling

Modeling experience

Beginner, starting out


Dancing

Dancing ability

Expert


Teaching or Choreography ability

Expert


Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Ballroom
  • Bollywood
  • Breakdancing
  • Contemporary
  • Jazz
  • Latin American
  • Rock & Roll
  • Salsa
  • Swing
  • Tap
  • Hip Hop

2019
Completed a 6-month dance contract in Mumbai, India with Octopus Entertainment Pvt Ltd in the Bollywood Dance industry doing Music Videos, Movies, TV Shows, Stage Shows and Cheerleading.

2018
Graduated with a Diploma of Performing Arts (Commercial Dance) at Te Auaha, New Zealand Institute of Creativity.
Special Legacy Runway Show, was asked to perform a solo dance with live music at Destiny Church Wellington.
Extra dancer in Daffodils.
Performed in Te Auaha NZ Institute of Creativity Official Opening Event, directed by Malia Johnston. 26 February 2018.
Duet performance for the Whitireia Marketing Team at the 2018 /Waitangi Day Festival in Porirua to promote Whitireia and Te Auaha.

2017
Completed Year One at Whitireia Performance Centre - Diploma in Performing Arts (Commercial Dance).
Selected to perform as part of the Whitireia Hip Hop Crew performing at the Lombard Street Opening.
Attended dance workshop facilitated by Marko Panzic from The Dream Dance Company, Australia.
Whitireia Year 1 End of Year show was apart of 16 different dances Pieces including special Duet.
Attended dance workshop facilitated by Lunchbox Theatrical Productions. (Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat).
Recipient of Cash Scholarship at Advance Kairos Dance Convention
Recipient of Returning Scholarship at Phoenix International Dance Workshop to attend Phoenix Workshop in 2018.
Projektion Mega Crew member (Street Hip Hop)
Special Legacy Graduation solo dance performance at Destiny Church Wellington.
Whitireia Dance Crew performing at 2017 Wellington CubaDupa Festive.

2016
Fraser High Hairspray Production – Tammy
Fraser High 2016 Art Awards
Recipient of Jazz Congress Scholarship to attend Phoenix Workshop in 2017
Te Awamutu Competition – Class 51b Own Choreographed Dance – Very Highly Commended
Te Awamutu Competition – Class 58 Contemporary Dance 14yrs+ -- Third Place
Dance Effects Competition Dance Crew – ‘Can’t Be Tamed’
Dance Effects, Assistant Dance Teacher – Jazz ADJA, Intro 3 level and Elementary 3
AJDA Advanced Level 2 Jazz – Highly Commended
BBO Ballet Intermediate Foundation – Honours with Distinction
Urban Ignition Hip Hop Level 9 – Honours
Was Studying:
NZAMD Contemporary Level 6
AJDA Advanced Level 2 Jazz

2015
AJDA Advanced Level 1 Jazz – Honours with Distinction
NZAMD Contemporary Level 5 – Honours with Distinction
Nominated to attend NZAMD Scholarship National Awards in Wellington
BBO Ballet Grade 6 – Honours with Distinction
Lead Character in Fraser’s 2015 Stage Challenge Crew – Regional Winners
Fraser’s Dance Crew: ‘Fight for Gold’ (Contemporary) – 2015 Dance NZ Made regional winners
‘Flawless’ (Hip Hop) – Placed 2nd
‘Withdraws’ (Hip Hop)
Selected to perform a solo at the Dance NZ Made National Finals in Palmerston North.
Dance Effects Competition Dance Crew – ‘Can’t Be Tamed’
Dance Effects Assistant Dance Teacher – Contemporary

2014
AJDA Intermediate Level 3 Jazz – Honours with Distinction
NZAMD Contemporary Level 4 – Honours with Distinction – Nominated to attend NZAMD Scholarship Awards Nationals in Auckland
BBO Ballet Grade 5 – Distinction “Certificate of Excellence”
Urban Ignition Hip Hop Level 8 – Honours

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