MELANIE GONZALEZ, a Miami native, began her early dance training with the Dance Unlimited Ensemble and at New World School of the Arts where she currently sits on the Alumni Foundation Board. In 2015, she graduated from New York University with a B.F.A in Dance and a double major in Economics. At New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, Melanie had the pleasure of dancing in the works of Pamela Pietro, James Martin, and Shannon Gillen. She supplemented her training at summer programs learning Complexions and Batsheva repertoire. In addition to being a dancer, Melanie is a working finance professional and is extremely excited to be working with the artists of Urban Tribe!