Melissa Henry is a stand-up comedian and actor based in Atlanta, GA. Her performance background began with dance. She was trained in classical ballet, jazz and modern with The Atlanta Ballet. She acted and danced in The Nutcracker at The Fox Theater for 5 years, which remains one of the coolest things she has done to date. In 2007, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas before realizing she really wanted to write things that make people laugh and that doesn't require a college degree.