Elia is an actor, writer and educator based in New York. She has performed in stage productions all over the country and dozens of film and television shows. Elia is currently on faculty at NYU Tisch and a certified teacher with over 15 years of teaching and coaching experience. She holds Masters degrees in both theatre (David Geffen School of Drama, Yale) and education (Pace University).
Film and TV credits include “FBI”, "New Amsterdam", “Search Party”, “The Deuce”, “The Following”, "Prodigal Son", “The Resident”, “Shades of Blue”, “The Affair”, "Fort Tilden", “Person of Interest”, “Madam Secretary”, “Elementary”, "Law and Order: SVU" and "Law and Order: Criminal Intent".
On stage Elia has appeared in Blithe Spirit (The Guthrie), Timon of Athens (Theatre for a New Audience and Shakespeare Theatre of DC), Top Girls (The Huntington), Between Riverside and Crazy (ACT Geary Theatre) and has also worked at The Williamstown Theatre Festival, The Humana Festival and many more.
The Yale School of Drama (David Geffen)
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Elia is currently on faculty at NYU Tisch where she teaches Advanced Scene Study at The Experimental Theatre Wing.
Elia teaches a series of scene study and on camera classes throughout the year. Inquire regarding her next class!
Elia has worked as a Teaching Artist for fifteen years and currently works at some of NY most prestigious theatres such as Lincoln Center, Manhattan Theatre Club and Brooklyn Academy of Music. She has taught writing, leadership, dramaturgy and performance, usually incorperating them all into each lesson.
Elia is also able to design private or small group instruction for completely bespoke interdisciplinary theatre programming.
Elia is available to coach for auditions from Laguardia High School to The David Geffen School of Drama (Yale) and any on camera or theatre auditions in between .
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