Melissa Sumner

Education Registrar & Office Manager

Melissa Sumner works as the Office Manager and Registrar for the Education Department at Denver Center for the Performing Arts. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Dance and Arts Administration from the University of Oregon in 2012 and is currently attending Colorado State University for her Masters in Arts Leadership and Cultural Management. Prior to her move to Denver she lived in Northern California teaching dance and working with dance artists such as Heidi Duckler, Joe Goode, Kathleen Hermesdorf and more. As an arts administrator she has previously worked with Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre based in Los Angeles, Shawl-Anderson Dance Center based in Berkeley, and Children’s Museum of Denver.