Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Melissa de Vries aka Melrock Lizzo
On the 22nd of March 2019, we were joined in studio by Melissa De Vries, also known as, Mel Jo Pel Tv Presenter, Actress and Dancer who hails from Blackheath and has always had a love for the entertainment industry.
As A dancer she entered all local competitions and eventually got an opportunity to rep SA at Hip hop international in Las Vegas where she met Legendary Popping Pete who then offered to train her in Popping. She then won ABC hosted by Heal the hood, consistently placed top 4 at events and won Sisters of dance hosted by Stones which is battles among females in South Africa.
On Presenting part of things she use to be a presenter on a live show called EKSE on Cape town tv then ventured in A Walk with Mel a show she started from scratch. She produces and presents the show and going for season 11.
As an Actress something she studied a while back she is currently playing a teacher on Arendsvlei a telenova on Kyknet & kie. She also featured in Krotoa, Cinderella if the show fits, and Bring it on 6. She believes that "if you believe in yourself and your gift you got from above and keep working things will fall into place for you".
Facebook Mel Jo Pel Instagram and Twitter @melrocklizzo