|Name Melanie Moore|
Role Professional dancer
|Height 1.59 m|
|TV shows So You Think You Can Dance|
Education Fordham University, Lassiter High School
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Melanie Moore (born September 17, 1991) is an American actress and professional dancer best known as the winner of the eighth season of the U.S. reality television competition So You Think You Can Dance. According to the results announced on the broadcast, Moore won "overwhelmingly", garnering 47% of the vote in a four-way final tally.
Moore was educated in Marietta, Georgia, where she attended Lassiter High School and was crowned homecoming queen. At the time of the competition, she was a 19-year-old college freshman attending Fordham University at Lincoln Center in New York City. Moore trained and competed for twelve years in Marietta at Rhythm Dance Center. Moore won the National JUMP Senior Female VIP.
Moore appeared on the Oxygen TV show, "All the Right Moves," as a member of the Shaping Sound Dance Company. She also appeared on Glee, season 4, as a dance pupil enrolled at NYADA.
Melanie originated the role of Peter Pan in Finding Neverland on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater. In 2015, she was nominated for the Fred and Adele Astaire "Best Female Dancer" Award for her work in the role. She played the role of Chava in the 2015 Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof until the show closed on December 31, 2016. She can currently be seen in the 2017 Broadway revival of Hello Dolly! (musical) as Ermengarde.