Mats Melin has been involved in choreographing traditional dance material since the 1980s and has in later years been fusing this aspect with other dance genres such as modern dance.

Notable choreographies include:

Vesterled, Northlands Festival – 1998

Spinning Reel, Inverness – 1999

Various choreographies with the dance company Dannsa – 1999-2005

Step 2000 Showcase, Inverness – 2001

Generating Heat, Stirling – 2003

Elements, St Magnus Festival, Orkney – 2003

Crossing Over with Celtic Spirit – 2003

On Eagle’s Wing, Belfast – 2004 and 2008

Step Off – North Atlantic Fiddle Convention, Derry – 2012

Ruidhle an Eilien – New solo dance choreography combining structures and motif elements from the Hebridean and Cape Breton step dance traditions. 2016.

Spinning Reel Take 2 – Re-working together with Aoife O’Brien of the 1999 piece but for Irish Sean nós dancers, Extended to 12 minutes. 2019.