Elissa began dancing at a young age and at 15 and undertook full time ballet training at the Queensland Dance School of Excellence (QDSE).
She graduated with a very high Achievement and completed two Advanced Royal Academy of Dance examinations in Ballet. During her final year at QDSE at only sixteen years of age, Elissa was one of seven dancers selected out of two hundred who auditioned, for a position at the Moulin Rouge in Paris. She completed her schooling and then moved to Paris to join the Moulin Rouge.
After Elissa’s wonderful years with the Moulin she returned to Australia and started her Aerial career with the Aerial Angels team.
Since this day, she has toured the globe with the company and graced many international stages with her Aerial skills.
Elissa is also a sort after stunt performer having worked on many international films with most recently being awarded the stunt double role for Blake Lively in the hit movie the Shallows.