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Melinda Sullivan

Opera & Vocal Studies Faculty

Melinda Sullivan has been working with singers for more than 25 years. She created a unique training program that incorporates body fundamentals, improvisation and dance styles to develop grace, balance and stage presence. Sullivan teaches at the New England Conservatory (NEC), Boston University (BU) and The Boston Conservatory. She is also ballet mistress for Boston Early Music Festval and resident choreographer/movement coach at Central City Opera, Colorado.

Sullivan recently retired from the stage after a 30 year career as a dynamic performer in the modern dance and opera worlds. She also coaches, choreographs and reconstructs baroque dance and gesture. Recent choreographies have been for The Magic Flute, Dido and Aeneas, Orpheus in the Underworld and Ariadne auf Naxos.

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