Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, Elisa grew up with a passion for acting. After graduating The University of St. Joseph's in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Elisa moved to New York City to pursue her dreams. Once there, she began acting classes at the renowned Susan Batson Studio and was accepted to the prestigious Oxford University Midsummer Night's Programme in Oxford, England. While there, she received an advanced diploma in Dramatic Arts. Elisa has worked in the various forms of media, with her focus mainly on independent film. Her independent web series, The Crew, which she was a lead actor on, has received acclaim in New York City, as well as receiving several national and international awards. She has lived and worked in New York City, Los Angeles, London and currently resides and works in Australia.