Elena grew up in Massachusetts and received her early training at Donna Miceli Dance Center and The Academy of Ballet Arts. She went on to graduate magna cum laude from the University at Buffalo with a B.A. in Dance and a Minor in Speech and Hearing Science. After graduation, Elena moved to Boston where she performed with Prometheus Dance, Lorraine Chapman The Company, Luminarium Dance, Hyperbole Dance, Echo Dance Company, Avid Zeal Dances, Reciprocity Dance Theater, and as a dancer in W.B. Mason television commercials. Recently embarked on a new adventure, relocating to San Francisco, Elena has performed with LEVYdance and is currently a member of SARAH BERGES DANCE.