Melody Collins graduated San Marcos High School in 2010, and is currently a trainee with State Street Ballet. She began studying ballet at age 6 with Gustafson Dance and continued her training at Goleta School of Ballet before attending the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre Graduate Program this past school year. She attended the State Street Ballet Junior Intensive as well as summer programs with Goleta School of Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, and Boston Ballet. In addition to dance she enjoys singing and playing the flute.