Ridgeline Academy Performing Arts

Meet Melissa Davis

Ridgeline Academy is blessed to have Melissa Davis as Music and Performing Arts Teacher!

Ms. Davis is returning to Ridgeline Academy in the 2019/2020 school year for a fifth year. 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 has two dogs named Freckles and Bailey. She loves being a teacher and working with all the talented kids at Ridgeline!

Directed by Melissa Davis, at Ridgeline Academy:

Alice in Wonderland Jr.

SPRING 2020 April 23-25, 2020 More information coming soon. Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures.  Featuring [...]

Annie Jr.

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

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 [...]