Melanie founded The Six Twenty and is the company’s Artistic Director. She’s a director / producer / writer. As a director, she’s created work for venues including Live Theatre, Northern Stage & Alphabetti Theatre (Newcastle), ARC (Stockton), Alnwick Playhouse, Arts Centre Washington & The Underbelly (London/Edinburgh). Melanie began her career at Theatre503, is a Live Theatre Associate Artist and member of the Young Vic’s Reach Out director’s programme. She also works as a producer for award-winning theatre company The Paper Birds.