Ridgeline Academy Performing Arts

Meet Melissa Davis

Melissa Davis is the outstanding Music and Performing Arts Teacher at Ridgeline Academy!

Ms. Davis returns to Ridgeline Academy for her seventh year in the 2021/2022 school calendar. She is a graduate of Pacific Conservatory Theatre, a conservatory program in California for Musical Theatre and Acting. She is in the process of completing her BA in Psychology with a concentration in child and adolescent studies. Born in Chicago, Ms. Davis has lived in Phoenix for most of her life. She loves being a teacher and working with all the talented kids at Ridgeline, and it shows! Melissa Davis’s productions at Ridgeline are a community favorite and regularly sell out. Get your tickets early, because RADC (Ridgeline Academy Drama Club) will not disappoint!

Directed by Melissa Davis, at Ridgeline Academy:

Mary Poppins Jr.

Disney's Mary Poppins Jr. Fall 2021 Performances: November 4th - 6th Grades 2 - 12 Cast Payment Portal Pay your cast fee by clicking the [...]

Aristocats KIDS

Disney's Aristocats KIDS RADC Summer Camp 2021 July 12th-23rd, Ages 7-18 Synopsis: Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride [...]

Willy Wonka Jr.

Willy Wonka Jr. SPRING 2021 April 15th, 16th & 17th, 2021 2nd Grade - 12th Grade PLAYBILL Synopsis: The delicious adventures of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory light up the stage in [...]

Alice in Wonderland Jr.

Alice in Wonderland, Jr. February 11, 12, 13 - 2021 Playbill It was postponed in March 2020 due to school closures for Covid-19, but in February 2021, it was revived and [...]

Frozen Jr.

December 10th, 11th, 12th, 2020 WINTER CAST SUMMER CAST The enchanting modern classic from Disney, presented by Ridgeline Academy Drama Club! Frozen Jr. is based on the 2018 Broadway [...]

Annie Jr.

FALL 2019 November 7th, 8th, 9th PLAYBILL Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score [...]

Jungle Book Kids

SUMMER 2019 July 8-19, 2019 PLAYBILL Our tale begins deep in the heart of the Jungle. A baby boy, lost and abandoned, is raised by wolves. He [...]

Dear Edwina Jr.

Spring 2019 April 11, 12,13, 2019 SYNOPSIS Directed By Melissa Davis PLAYBILL It's a beautiful summer day in Paw Paw, Michigan, and all the neighborhood kids are on their [...]

Elf Jr.

Fall 2018 December 6,7,8, 2018 SYNOPSIS Directed By Melissa Davis PLAYBILL The story begins at the North Pole as Santa Claus and his Elves sing a Christmas Carol [...]

Lion King Kids – Summer 2018

Summer 2018 RAD Summer Camp June 29, 2018 SYNOPSIS Directed By Melissa Davis Production Assistant Helena Honnen PLAYBILL RAFIKIS, the narrators, gather ANIMALS from across the Pridelands to welcome the [...]

Seussical Jr. – Spring 2018

SPRING 2018 April 19, 20, 21, 2018 SYNOPSIS A strange and fantastic red-and-white-striped top hat appears on an empty stage, full of possibilities. A Boy enters and is drawn toward the magical hat. The [...]

Peter Pan Jr. – Fall 2017

Peter Pan Jr. Fall 2017 November 16, 17, 18, 2017 SYNOPSIS Directed By Melissa Davis Production Assistant Helena Honnen PLAYBILL Peter Pan and the other inhabitants of Neverland [...]

James and the Giant Peach Jr. – Spring 2017

SYNOPSIS Based on one of Roald Dahl’s most poignantly quirky stories, Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach JR. is a brand new take on this "masterpeach" of a tale. Featuring a wickedly tuneful [...]

Beauty and The Beast – Fall 2016

Beauty and the Beast Fall 2016SYNOPSISDirected By Melissa Davis Cast and Crew Based on the original Broadway production that ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, and [...]

High School Musical Jr. – Spring 2016

High School Musical Spring 2016 Directed By Melissa Davis Synopsis We're all in this together in Disney Channel's smash hit musical phenomenon featuring the students of East High. Disney Channel's smash [...]