Aisha Rose Melhem
Director/ Actor/ Teaching Artist/Choreographer
Aisha Melhem is a native Austinite who always had a passion for the performing arts. She is trained in several styles of dance, theatre and voice. Growing up Aisha loved to perform, play teacher, direct and create original performances with her friends and family. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with an emphasis in acting with honors in 2008 from St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas and a Master of Arts in Theatre with an emphasis in directing from Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas 2010.
She is the Artistic Director and Founder of B*Tru Arts, a multi-faceted nonprofit company. B*Tru Arts is a multicultural organization which focuses on using the arts for the betterment of the community. It has produced an annual event, Inspiro Fest, providing a venue for performing artists from all mediums. The Academy, a division of B*Tru Arts, offers professional training in acting, dance, playwriting and film. Aisha has developed acting and dance curricula and teaches all aspects of theatre to elementary through high school students.