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Elise smiling with her dimples out for all the world to see. She's in a corn maze on a sunny day wearing a red cardigan and red lipstick to match

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Elise is a director and stage manager based in the New York/New Jersey area. Her theatre journey began as a stage manager in high school and continued throughout her college years. As a graduate of Kean University, she received a B.F.A. in Theatre Design and Technology. In her senior year, Elise co-directed dEAD dOG pARK with Megan Tobias for KTC Second Stage. dEAD dOG pARK was nominated for Best Direction of a Play in the 2019 BroadwayWorld NJ Awards and directing became a passion for Elise.

Since then, Elise has been the directing apprentice for Premiere Stages in 2019 and the directing apprentice for Gloucester Stage Company's 2022 Season. In her time with Gloucester Stage Company, Elise was given the opportunity to direct the mainstage production of Paradise Blue by Dominique Morisseau. 

Most recently, Elise was the Assistant Director for RENT in Concert with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center. 

She was also a rehearsal Stage Manager for Shakespeare Theatre Company’s EVITA directed by Sammi Cannold

Elise remains passionate and enthusiastic about every show she works on.

Her constant positivity and general optimistic outlook provide a relaxed workspace for everyone. Her primary goal in the entertainment industry is to uplift and amplify the voices of marginalized groups. As a Black woman working behind the scenes, it's important to Elise to be able to see people from all walks of life represented on stage as well as off.  

Magic to Do
Premiere Stages Skeleton Crew cast & crew
GSC 2022 Season Apprentices
Kean Theatre Conservatory's Orlando
2022 Gloucester Stage
Cast for GSC's Wipeout Staged Reading
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