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Melodie Cassell

Brookline, MA

Joined Boston Ballet School in 2013


Melodie Jeffery-Cassell is on faculty at Boston University’s College of Fine Arts (School of Theatre/School of Music), Dance Department and the Opera Institute. Cassell is a former faculty member at Walnut Hill School for the Arts (Theatre Department and Community Dance Academy), Concord Academy Summer Stages, Mark Morris Dance Center, Peridance International Dance Center, The Brearley School, 92nd Street Y, Boston Ballet School, Boston Ballet-Education and Community Initiatives, and has served as guest teacher at Boston College.

Cassell created, developed and coordinated the movement program as faculty member, choreographer, and Dance Director for Glen Urquhart School (GUS). While at GUS she expanded Dance Anywhere® to New England and coordinated esteemed assembly guests, such as the Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company, annually for the school. In her continued efforts to make movement practice accessible to all, Cassell currently teaches dance for BalletRox and Boston Ballet School’s Adaptive Dance Program which serves individuals with disabilities, specifically Down syndrome and Autism.