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DePaul University - The Theatre School - MFA Candidate

"[Melisa] shines magnificently under the bright lights of a particularly arduous monologue"

NY Times audience review 

"Breiner-Sanders delivers a heartwrenching monologue, revealing something brutally intimate about her past."

Theatre Is Easy 

Just some of the great reviews for Mélisa as Willa in Lies We Tell Ourselves (when flamethrowers aren't enough).


Him&Her&Him (Melisa is writer, director and producer) made its world premiere at the SOHO International Film Festival.

Next up: Chain NYC Film Festival August 7th, 2016.


Melisa was most recently Mel in God's Ear by Jenny Schwartz and Arsinoé in The Misanthrope by Moliere, translated by Richard Wilbur. Both were on the Fullerton Stage at The Theatre School at DePaul University. More information here: The Theatre School Website