The modern dance takes its technique and use of pointework from classical ballet, although
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Melissa Sandvig is a ballerina from Los Alamitos, California. She is the oldest finalist at the age of twenty-nine. Her partner is contemporary dancer Ade. She has gained the nicknames the "Naughty Ballerina" and the "Buff Ballerina". She is the first ballerina to make the Top 10. She currently teaches pilates, as stated in one of her videos on the show.
She participated in so you think you can dance season V ,she was one of the top 20 contestants.
Melissa Sandvig was eliminated in week-8. That week she performed "Right Here Waiting"—Richard Marx, style was Contemporary with Ade Obayomi