benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association focuses on Former NFL player’s life and his fight with Alzheimer’s
Melissa Pihos – choreographer, dancer, filmmaker, teacher
Melissa Pihos graduated from UNC Greensboro with an MFA in Choreography where she created PIHOS: A Moving Biography, a documentary dance/film performance that focuses on her father’s fight with Alzheimer’s disease and various aspects of his life and Dear Dad, an award-winning short documentary about how her relationship with her Dad has changed because of Alzheimer’s disease.
PIHOS: A Moving Biography
“PIHOS A Moving Biography,” created by Melissa Pihos, tours to Charlotte and Winston-Salem, NC, Philadelphia, PA and New York City, NY as benefit events for the Alzheimer’s Association. PIHOS A Moving Biography is a documentary dance/film performance that focuses on the life of Melissa Pihos’ father, Former All –Pro Philadelphia Eagles receiver and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Pete Pihos and his fight with Alzheimer’s disease. These events are a way to raise financial support for the Alzheimer’s Association as well as create awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, the devastating disease that took the life of her father in August 2011.