Melissa Aquiles is an actor, writer, character performer, and teacher from New Jersey. She is currently a house team performer on Wednesday Nights at The People's Improv Theater where she completed studies. She's also completed studies at The UCB theater, HB Studios, and Marymount Manhattan College where she has a BA in theater and play writing. Some of her favorite credits include, Birthday Sax at Joes Pub/Ars Nova, Hack My Life on TruTV, and The Spotted Man produced by Group IV and performed on a stage in her friends backyard in Brooklyn. She has also been involved in various original Pilot Season Shows, Old School Sketch Show at the PIT, and is currently working on a narrative sketch show and performing stand up around the city.