Biography Melissa Madden Gray (Australia)

From John Cage to 'avant-cabaret' to virtuosic contemporary and Chinese opera, Melissa Madden Gray's multilingual, multidisciplinary performance practice has led her to perform solo and with cutting-edge music and dance companies around the world. These include Opera Factory (London), Elision Ensemble (Australia), Robyn Orlin (South Africa) and Mikel Rouse (NYC), in venues as diverse as NYC's Lincoln Center, Joe's Pub, Berlin's Philharmonic and the Hebbel Theater, Sydney's Opera House, Zurich's Theater Spektakel, Tokyo's Saitama Theatre, The Famous Spiegeltent, and numerous international arts festivals. Her alter ego Meow-Meow has wrought cross-genre havoc from Vegas to Shanghai. She also appears as a comedienne in Australian film and television.