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MelissaBarlow.jpgMelissa Babalonis
Assistant Director of Performing Ensembles

Melissa Babalonis has worked at Youth Education in the Arts since 2008. She primarily works in the Performing Ensembles Department with The Cadets and Cadets2.

Melissa was a member of The Cadets colorguard from 1994 to 1998. She also marched with the Pride of Cincinnati Winterguard in 1999. She was a cast member of Blast! and performed with the Original London Cast (1999-2000), the First National Touring Cast (2001-2003) and the 2005-2006 National Touring Cast, as well as the Power of Blast! at Walt Disney World in 2001.

Melissa has taught colorguard at Capital Regiment (2004) and Carolina Crown (2006), as well as many high school marching bands and winterguards in Pennsylvania and Ohio over the years.

She holds a degree in geography with a concentration in travel and tourism and a minor in business from the California University of Pennsylvania.

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Melissa with the cast of Blast!