Biography

Melissa D’Agostino is an award-winning actor, singer, writer and producer.  Constantly pushing the boundaries of performance, Melissa has been called “a standout” (NOW Magazine) and “hilarious” (EYE Magazine) for her unique performance work.

Melissa studied Acting and Musical Theatre at the University of Windsor, graduating with a BFA Honors in Acting, and has gone on to make her mark on the stage.   Past productions include: Apricots (Quiptake), Mambo Italiano (Bellweather Theatre) Vox Animae (Young Centre) The Maddest Kind of Love (Dreamers Take Your Mark Productions), Downtown (The Question Company), Innana (tiny bird theatre), and In Translation (Nightwood Theatre).  Melissa was a member of the BASH Artists Group at the Canadian Stage Company in 2009, and recently directed Adam Lazarus’ one-man tour de force Wonderland for the acclaimed Summerworks Festival.

In addition to writing and performing, Melissa has worked as an instructor/mentor for the AMY Project, the Paprika Festival, Children’s Peace Theatre, Canadian Stage, Theatre Revolve, and the Royal Conservatory of Music.



Melissa's Blog

A consistently updated source of stream-of-consciousness reflection and hilarity.

Man of Steel Song – My Debut as Wonder Woman!

Dreams really do come true! This month I got to play one of my dream roles: Wonder Woman!

There’s a lot at stake for...

Mary Louise Parker and my heartbreak…

I recently watched the trailer for the film RED 2 – my boyfriend thought this was necessary, and I agreed. In it, Mary...

Representin’

Hello lovely inter web folk! I am happy to announce that I just recently joined a new agency, and I’m really excited about it....

Starlight? Star bright? I hate to be critical, but…

I continue to be thoroughly confused about this whole Starlight TV situation. It would seem to me, based on the info on the

My exciting new web project: Six Day Road!

UPDATE: We are now up to over 14,000 views across all platforms! Thanks for watching and supporting this project!

I am thrilled to be working...

Les Miserables Parody

*UPDATE: WE’VE NOW CRACKED 160,000 VIEWS ON DAILY MOTION! Thanks for watching — this is very exciting!

Wolverine vs. Gladiator in: Les Miserables...

Ca$hi: 7 Grains… Lying to You

In the spring of 2012, investigations revealed that Kellogg was using GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) in some of the ‘natural’ products they sell under...

Rhubarb Festival

Maybe it’s that breakup talk you really botched. Or maybe there’s someone you know you’ll never, ever come out to. Whatever that unattainable conversation...

Programming at TIFF 2012

Melissa will be appearing live throughout the Toronto International Film Festival’s 2012 season, leading Q&A discussions with some of the industry’s brightest stars and...