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 was a long time member of Prometheus Dance, as well as performing with Lorraine Chapman The Company, Luminarium Dance, Hyperbole Dance, Avid Zeal Dances, Reciprocity Dance Theater, and as a dancer in W.B. Mason television commercials. Recently relocating to San Francisco, Elena has performed with LEVYdance and is currently a member of SARAH BERGES DANCE.