Elyse is a southern New Jersey native who, from a young age, showed an interest and talent for performing. After attending the NJ Governor's School of the Arts, as one of only twelve theatre majors, Elyse attended Rider University where she graduated with honors and holds a Bachelor's of Music degree in Musical Theatre.
While in college she studied under voice teacher Claudia Catania, dance instructor/choreographer Robin Lewis, and acting teachers Trent Blanton, Nathan Hurwitz, and Diana Basmajian. After graduating she studied at The William Esper Acting Studio in NYC under Suzanne Esper. Elyse is a proud member of Actors Equity Association.
Select Credits include:
1776 (Abigail Adams) Media Theatre (Dir. Jennie Eisenhower)
Kiss Me, Kate (Kate) New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Man of La Mancha (Ensemble) Theatre Under The Stars (Dir. Bruce Lumpkin/Chor. Michelle Gaudette)
A Fireside Christmas (Featured Soloist) Fireside Theatre
Legally Blonde (Vivienne) MacHaydn Theatre
Midnight Madness (Titania) NYMF Equity Reading
Ragtime (Emma Goldman) Princeton University