Elena started acting in 2007 at the Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival and has since starred in plays across Canada. She has performed in numerous theatre pieces as well as select short films. She studied Theatre and Creative Writing (Honours) at the University of Alberta with instructors such as Michael Kennard, Jan Henderson, David Barnet and Jane Heather, as well as at the National Theatre School, where she trained in movement and performance with Adam Lazarus, David Laitham, Tedi Tafel, and more. She has also attended workshops in Baby Clown (Michael Kennard), Neo-Bouffon (Karen Hines), the Le Coq method (Martha Ross) and Aeriel Arts (Firefly Theatre in Edmonton).
She splits the majority of her time between Edmonton, Calgary, Montreal and Toronto.
To learn more about Elena's past work, please see her current Acting Resume.