Elysia began her professional career at the age of five when she appeared with the English National Opera (ENO) at the London Coliseum. She was so enthusiastic by this and other numerous appearances with the ENO that she attended the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts from the ages of 11 until she was 19, where she gained a Performing Arts Diploma (Honours).
Whilst there she also gained her Dance Teacher qualifications in Ballet (inc. Pointe and pas de deux), Tap, Modern, Jazz, and is an Associate Member of the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD).
On leaving Conti's, Elysia entered the world of Musical Theatre, appearing in productions of Annie, Joseph, Grease, Fame, Half a Sixpence and numerous pantomimes across the country -
When not performing, Elysia uses her qualifications and experience to help encourage children into the magical world or Musical Theatre where she now works. This is a role she thoroughly enjoys.
Elysia was the choreographer for the 2009 touring productuion of Annie, teaching all the children who performed in the 19 venue tour of the UK and Ireland. She reprised this role for the 2010 tour teaching the children for all 14 venues.