Festival Dialect Coach
Elise is thrilled to be returning to Michigan Shakespeare having previously coached dialects for Charley’s Aunt, Henry V, The Merry Wives of Windsor, The Killer Angels, The Rivals, Henry IV, The Importance of Being Earnest and Pygmalion.
Chicago coaching credits include: Constellations, East of Eden (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); The Bridges of Madison County (Marriott Theatre); Doubt, Pineapple, Mojo Mickybo, The Seafarer (Irish Theatre of Chicago); A Shayna Maidel, The Audience, My Name is Asher Lev, A Raisin in the Sun (Timeline).
She is a member of the artistic ensemble of Lifeline Theatre.
She received her BFA from Webster Conservatory of Theatre Arts and MA from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama and currently teaches theatre at The Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University.