Mel Brothwell trained at the Somerset College of Arts and Technology and begin her career as hairstylist working in a salon before breaking into theatre. Her first wig position was back in 2006 working on the London production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. She then went on to work on a number of west end shows including Billy Elliot, Hairspray and Grease, before getting her first head of department role on the London production of Rock of Ages. Since then she has gone on to lead wig teams on the original west end productions of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Elf, Beautiful the Carole King musical, School Of Rock and many others. As well as styling hair and wigs for tv appearances, photoshoots and advertising campaigns.
Mel has recently made the move from London to Las Vegas!