MeliSamba is a group of professional Samba dancers in Austin, Texas. This group was founded by Melissa Corpus in 2016. She is a professional Dancer, Teacher, and Choreographer in Austin, Texas. Since 2010, she has been teaching samba no pe focusing on footwork, technique, and the joy of the Brazilian spirit. Melissa has worked with Austin Samba, the largest samba school in the United States, as a choreographer, director, and principal dancer. She has traveled to Brazil to study Samba and share her learning experience with her students! Melissa has taught Samba workshops from the West to the East Coast, including the International Samba Congress in Los Angeles and Philadelphia and places in between. Melissa has also choreographed for Television shows (CW’s Walker) and provides dance class workshops for retreats, corporate events, and private classes. Her main goal is to respect and honor the Brazilian culture through movement, dance, and celebration.
MeliSamba dancers are some of the best in Texas and have diverse dance backgrounds, including Salsa, Jazz, Hip-Hop, and more! From intimate parties to large festivals, MeliSamba is ready to bring the joy of Samba to your event!