Melissa McGlensey is a comedian, writer and filmmaker originally from Orange County, California. Melissa is a recent graduate of the Harold Ramis Film School at The Second City in Chicago and she is in post-production on her first short film which she wrote, director and produced. Melissa has also studied and performed improv and sketch comedy with a number of theaters all across the world including the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, Reckless, Impro Melbourne, The Improv Conspiracy Melbourne, Laugh Masters Academy and Second City. Melissa is a proud company member of Soothplayers: Completely Improvised Shakespeare and Completely Improvised Potter in Melbourne, Australia. When not studying, teaching or performing comedy, Melissa is a contributing writer for Reductress.com and Comedy Wire. Her work can also be seen on The Huffington Post, The Mighty, Refinery29, The Onion’s former site Starwipe and Today.com.