Dance & Cultural Histories
Elisa is a performer and scholar currently pursing a PhD in Dance from Temple University. She graduated magna cum laude from Barnard College and received her Masters in Performance Studies from New York University where she earned the Distinguished Scholar award. She joined immersive theater company Third Rail Projects in 2015, currently performs in their long-running show Then She Fell, and performed in The Grand Paradise and Midnight Madness. She has taught at Marymount Manhattan College, Barnard College, Temple University, and Arts Connection’s Teen Reviewers and Critics program. She currently collaborates as a dramaturge/grant writer/performer with Meghan Frederick/Practice Project, and has had the pleasure of working with the Tze Chun Dance Company, Elisabeth Motley, Zoe|Juniper, and Jules Bakshi. Her current interests have veered into the virtual space having collaborated on and performed motion capture for the Emmy-nominated virtual reality film Wolves in the Walls by Fable Studios (2017).