New & Featured Films
This video highlights decades of Melissa’s work around the world.
Surfing The Creative
Our Rites of Passage Work
In just 12 minutes, this film short shares the beautiful story of the bright young people who show up to dance into action through our rites of passage programs.
Our peacebuilding performances with international youth
Interviews & Talks with Melissa
Melissa Michaels interviewed by Leslie Zehr for the The Universal Dancer Podcast, July 2021.
Melissa Michaels keynote speech at the United Nations Youth Assembly, 2014
Creative Chaos: A Wide-Angled View, presented by Melissa Michaels
Conscious Dance Online Conference 2019
Melissa Michaels interviewed by Jeannie Manchester about her work with women and the feminine, May 5, 2014
A Journey Through Life Cycles: perspectives on how the body can be a resource for the support of healthy human development. Melissa Michaels interviewed by Livia Shapiro, April 2017
Melissa Michaels interviewed by Frederick Marx (Warrior Films) about her rites of passage leadership programs (video 1)
Melissa Michaels interviewed by Frederick Marx (Warrior Films) about her rites of passage leadership programs (video 2)