Melanie Thompson has been active as an interdisciplinary artist and lecturer for 40 years. She has initiated and been commissioned to create original art projects involving installation, performance and collaboration all over the world, travelling widely, performing and teaching and being in residence in Denmark, France, Norway, Spain, Italy, Canada, Israel, Poland, Germany and Greece.

From 2019 she became a core artist and creative advisor for a new contemporary art gallery Heart of the Tribe.

In January 2023 she spent 5 weeks in Mexico creating a site-specific performance with a Maltese choreographer in a public garden.

She has recently created another large site specific event in the iconic Zig Zag building in Glastonbury as a homage to the photographer Francesca Woodman. Throughout her career she has taught and facilitated people of all ages and backgrounds in performance, dance, installation, video, writing and site-specific practice.