Pietra Mello-Pittman A.R.A.D. was a ballerina in The Royal Ballet, at the Royal Opera House, in Covent Garden, London for thirteen years.
Born in Rio de Janeiro, to a Brazilian mother and an English father Pietra was raised in England. Pietra strongly believes in the fusion of the arts and prior to setting up Sisters grimm with Composer Ella Spira, Pietra nurtured her passion for film, music and arts production and collaborated on and performed outside the Royal Ballet, in multimedia events, photo shoots, music videos and promotions with brands and artists including MasterCard, Van Cleef and Arpels, Agent Provocateur, Christina Aguillera, Shirley Bassey, Bacardi, The Loose Cannons, Mayka Amrami, Anna Runefelt, Catherine Taylor and Emerald Faerie Fiona Gall. Pietra won the Ursula Morton Competition in 2001. She established Sisters Grimm in 2009, with Grammy nominated composer Ella Spira, while still dancing at the Royal Ballet, and conceived and produced the sellout smash hit "INALA"
Particularly interested in how dance is filmed and portrayed on screen she produced and directed the film ‘Rapunzel- the final chapter’ for Sisters Grimm. This is her theatrical directorial debut.