Me'lanie ( "May~Lonnie") ~ Over 15 yrs of experience. Dancer, Entertainer, Event Staff, Booker /Manager for Me'lanie Talent. Providing versatility with both performing in the public eye *&* behind the scenes for events & productions.
Whether you're looking for one specialty talent *OR MORE* & standard or custom outfits/themes ~ you should be able to be accommodated. Making ideas come to life~ your event can be custom tailored to make it extra special! * NO nudity.*
I have known Me'lanie for years and finally had an opportunity to have her perform at an event. She arranged for multiple performers to be present for a specific amount of hours. She was absolutely professional and perfect for our event. I would recommend her to anyone as she is very versatile and look forward to working with her in the future.
Me'lanie has performed at my annual New Year's Eve party the Champagne Ball for two years and the guests always love her energy, dancing and outfits. She is passionate and professional and I would recommend her to anyone looking to add some sexy and fun excitement to their event. She'll even work with you to create a custom costume to meet your specific needs.
The event is attended by professionals who are required to dress for the occasion, the accepted dress code is: cocktail attire up to black tie. Guests range from 30 to 60 years of age.
Me'lanie came and danced and entertained guests with fantastic moves for over 4 hours at our charity fund raiser. She was punctual, professional and the crowd loved her. She did such a great job we brought her back again for last year's fundraiser too.
Price Range: Contact for rates
What to Expect
Creative, Dedicated, Professional, Versatile & Talented. Adapting to each event & client to make sure it's appropriate for each audience.
Me'lanie (pronounced May~Lonnie) has been working in the entertainment, event & nightlife industries for over 15 years in Portland, Oregon. Creative, Dedicated, Professional, Reliable, Sincere, Talented, Trust-worthy & Versatile describe Me'lanie.
A "Jill of several trades" providing versatility with both performing ("Front & Center") *&* "Behind the scenes" for a variety of events & productions. Whether you're looking for one talent *OR MORE* & standard or custom outfits/themes ~ you should be able to be accommodated.
Whether it's your ideas, Me'lanie's or a collaboration~ your event can be custom tailored to make it extra special.
Dance training in school: Jazz, lyrical, modern & tap.
Acting & modeling school training as well.
SERVICES~ FRONT & CENTER:
Candy cigarette girl;
Character (event atmosphere; modeling);
Dancing (freestyle; GoGo; short choreographed solo or group);
Personality (booth; on air; stage; party);
Modeling (character; costume; demonstration; hair; print; show; specialty; stock);
Server (VIP/special events; OLCC server permit);
SERVICES~ BEHIND THE SCENES:
Booking (other talent; event services; venues; dj's, photographers);
Coordinating (talent; events; services);
Designing (accessories; costumes; event/stage/venue concepts/themes);
Additional Booking Notes
Each area of service requires different materials, set-up, etc. so it depends on which service you are needing & what you request as far as costume, event, music, needs, theme, etc.. (Please see stage/set-up requirements section for the short list of given standards).
To expedite the process & to make sure that there's a clear understanding & to provide a better quote: Provide AS MUCH INFO as possible here *AND* also ask any questions that you may have regarding your inquiry.
** Remember: it is possible to book other talented professionals that Me'lanie knows & works with, please specify that if needed.**
Here's a list to help you provide the details needed:
1. WHAT (category of talent you're wishing to book for; the event/project is; compensation is being offered; # of talent you're in need of);
2. WHERE (the business/venue name & address);
3. WHEN (is the event/project~ day, date & hours start/stop time);
4. Any & all other specific details. Examples are:
what type of event/project/role;
what kind of atmosphere/crowd/music/theme;
what is the set-up;
any special costumes/outfits/wardrobe/hair & makeup & are they provided;
any special materials needed;
are travel & hotel provided if out of the Portland metro area;
any contracts you require; etc... you get the idea.
5. How did you hear about Me'lanie? (Gigsalad; referred by; randomly found my website; etc..)
6. Any questions that you may have related to your event/project.
~~ As for working conditions/needs. Here are some given standards:
* A Professional, Respectful, Safe, Drama & Harassment Free working environment.
*For events it is standard to include a MINIMUM of one "guest" for a performer as part of the compensation offered.
*Free bottled water is a standard provision while working at an event.
*For performing: a separate private & secure/locked dressing area with a mirror (females separated from males & always away from customers).
*For dancing (in general): a dry, safe, smooth & sturdy space to perform in/on (with security in places like bars, clubs, concerts, edm events, anywhere people are drinking alcohol or may get extra excited or rowdy, etc...).
*For GoGo dancing: a platform BOX (Square) size of 4x4 is generally the standard. Circle shapes are more dangerous & limiting but can be considered. Bar tops are on a strict case by case basis (needing something to hold onto & no drinks being placed around dancer) but usually it's just NOT safe for anyone & NOT practical.
Influences & Inspiration
Madonna, Michael Jackson, George Michael, Anjelica Houston, Meryl Streep, Vegas showgirls, Golden age of Hollywood.
A Professional, Respectful, Safe, Drama & Harassment Free working environment.
For events it is standard to include a MINIMUM of one "guest" for a performer as part of the compensation offered.
For performing: a private & secure/locked dressing area with a mirror (females separated from males & always AWAY from customers).
For dancing (in general): a dry, safe, smooth & sturdy space to perform in/on (with security in places like bars, clubs, concerts, edm events, anywhere people are drinking alcohol or may get extra excited or rowdy, etc...).
For GoGo dancing: a platform BOX (Square) size of 4x4 is generally the standard. Circle shapes are more dangerous & limiting but can be considered. Bar tops are on a strict case by case basis (needing something to hold onto & no drinks being placed around
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