Melody Bates play Dina
Melody's theatre includes: Bartlett Sher’s Le Comte Ory and Les Contes d’Hoffmann at the Metropolitan Opera House; A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, Measure for Measure, Taming of the Shrew, and Twelfth Night (Stonington Opera House, Maine); Mike Gorman’s How and Why I Robbed My First Cheese Store, The Poet and the Lumberjack, Biffing Mussels, and Andrei Serban’s Caucasian Chalk Circle (La MaMa E.T.C.); John Jahnke’s Men Go Down (3LD); WaxFactory’s Blind.ness (P.S. 122, Abrons Art Center, and Cankarjev Dom, Slovenia); Ajax: 100% Fun (Culture Project); Mac Wellman’s Obie Award-winning Jennie Richee (Chicago and NYC); No Mother to Guide Her and Craft (Flea Theatre); Robert O’Hara’s Booty Candy (Kraine Theatre); and Robert Woodruff’s Godard: distant and right (NYC and Paris). Film: Public Hearing (2011), Le Comte Ory Live in HD (2011), A Tree A Rock A Cloud (2011), The Deafening Silence of a Very Bright Light (2010), Sum of the Parts (2009). Melody is a company member of Conni’s Avant Garde Restaurant, with whom she has performed at A.R.T. (Boston), the Cleveland Public Theatre, and many NYC venues including last summer’s Ice Factory Festival at the Ohio Theatre. She holds an MFA in Acting from Columbia University.