Hailing from Greater London, Melissa Jacques is a professional Musical Theatre artist. She is a brilliant actress with a powerful voice. She was also a member of the close vocal harmony group The Unconventionals.
Melissa went to The Constance Grant Dance Centre, Sheffield and also attended the London School of Musical Theatre.
She has worked extensively in theatre and has played numerous roles. Some of them are Crystal in Chris Colby’s Little Shop of Horrors (1996); Sophia Stainsley Asherton in Richard Cheshire’s Me and My Girl (1996) at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre; Beautician/Daughter/Air Hostess in Justin Greene’s Spend Spend Spend (1997) at the West Yorkshire Playhouse; Tess in Richard Cheshire’s Crazy For You (1997) at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre; Bridget in Chris Colby’s A Slice of Saturday Night (1997); Daughter/Tart/1st Cover/Young Viv in the National Tour of Spend Spend Spend (2001); Georgie Buktinsky in Maddie Loftin’s The Full Monty (2004) in its National Tour; Gloria/Science Officer in Chris Colby’s Return To the Forbidden Planet (2004); Witch in Chris Colby’s Beauty and the Beast (2004) at the Lincoln Theatre Royal; Nancy in Chris Colby’s Oliver (2005) at the Lincoln Theatre Royal; Sarah in Karen Hebden’s Company (2005) at the Derby Playhouse; Alternate Witch/Step-sister in Karen Hebden’s Into the Woods (2006) at the Derby Playhouse; Ensemble in Chess (2007); Ensemble in Nikolai Foster’s My Fair Lady (2007); Alternate Donna in Plyllida Lloyd’s Mamma Mia! (2008); Ensemble/understudy Madame Morrible in Joe Mantello’s Wicked (2013) at the Victoria Apollo; Trish in Jerry Micthell’s Kinky Boots (2016) at the Adelphi Theatre; Midd Hedge, Ray and u/s Margaret in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie (2018) at the Apollo Theatre.
Melissa was a part of the 2007 workshop for Desperately Seeking Susan as Matron/Vickie/Tara Mars, as well as the workshops for Paris Thunder, Blag, and We Will Rock You.