Discipline: Interdisciplinary

Based In: Brooklyn

Website: Melanie Rose Thomas

Melanie Rose Thomas is a Brooklyn-based theatre artist, musician, writer, and producer.

She is the Founder and Director of “Daughters of Elysium.” Her original creative work includes folk operas, poetry, song cycles, and scores for both theatre and film. Her most notable theatrical piece, The Cave: A Folk Opera, won multiple awards at the 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival and has also been performed in London and New York. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College where she concentrated in music, theatre, fairy tales, and mythology. She believes that ancient stories, and the archetypes they contain, are magic. She uses her art to cultivate light and honor the ritual of creation.