Melanie Reese is a recent LA transplant from Portland, OR and is thrilled to be part of the "Transients" team. Although first and foremost a trained and working actor, her endeavors expand far beyond. She's worked as a costumer for various productions and has designed clothes for two fashion shows, including the YWCA's Dress for Success Fashion benefit she co-created and produced in Seattle. She worked as 2nd AD for the upcoming feature film "The Humdrummer" and worked in the art department and as an actor in the upcoming short "The Price of Ashes". She has been involved in various local theatrical productions, such as the original ensemble-created show "F*ck Me Love Me Leave Me". She is part of SETheatre in Santa Clarita and was recently seen in "Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All" and the original production "Wacademia". She can be seen collaborating with the performance group Opera del Espacio and the rock band New Planets.