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Melissa McGlensey is a writer, actor, stand up comedian and improviser from Orange County, California currently residing in Melbourne. Her writing can be seen in Ms.Magazine, in The Huffington Post’s Good News, Comedy and Impact sections, on and on The Onion’s site StarWipe. 

Melissa trained in improv and sketch at the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB) theaters in Los Angeles and New York as well as at Reckless Theater in New York. She has also performed all over NYC with her indie team "LASSO." She currently performs and teaches at Laugh Masters Academy in addition to performing with Soothplayers: completely improvised Shakespeare and as a member of The Improv Conspiracy’s Fresh Blood House Team, Play Like A Girl and the improvised musical team "Original Cast."

When not studying, teaching, performing or talking about improv comedy, Melissa can be found eating Thai food or chasing kittens. 

You can follow her on Twitter at @OhHeyMeliss or on Facebook at