Melanie is a choreographer and performer, graduating from WAAPA in 1999. Based in Europe since 2000 Lane worked with artists such as Arco Renz | Kobalt Works, Club Guy and Roni, and Tino Seghal performing internationally. With Belgian dance company Kobalt Works, she collaborated on projects in Belgium, Norway, Germany and Indonesia.
As a choreographer Melanie has developed a repertory of works performing at international festivals and theatres such as HAU Hebbel am Ufer Berlin, Tanz im August, Taipei International Arts Festival, Uzes Danse Festival, Schauspielhaus Leipzig, O Espaco do Tempo Portugal, Festival Antigel Geneva, Dance Massive, Spring Dance Festival and Arts House Melbourne. Her collaborative work extends to artists such as musician Clark, choreographer Morgan Belenguer, and visual artists Martin Böttger, Ash Keating and Bridie Lunney.
Melanie Lane was appointed resident director at Lucy Guerin Inc. in 2015 and was commissioned by Chunky Move for a new creation in 2016.