Elle believes movement is a universal language. With a degree from UWA majoring in English, she then completed her formal dance training at WAAPA however considers her learning prior and post this as equally valid and valuable.
In her own practice, Elle choreographed a solo company for Artslab: Treats at Shopfront and has experience as a dance writer, promoter and producer. Her professional credits include KAGE, Force Majeure, Ghenoa Gela, Murmuration, Nick Cave (USA), Justene Williams, Opera Australia and GFO Productions. In early 2018 she was a performer and Rehearsal Director on Caught in the Middle a co-production by KAGE, Dansearena nord (Norway) and NorrlandsOperan (Sweden) premiering in Sweden and touring Finland and Norway.
Elle has also had experience teaching and facilitating workshops for dancers with and without a disability for Studio Artes, Force Majeure, DirtyFeet and Kate Marsh. Away from the stage and studio Elle really enjoys knitting.
Image credits: 1. Ashley de Prazer for STEPS Youth Dance Company. 2.Elle Evangelista. 3.Elle Headshot BW. 4.Emily Bowman. 5.Luke Carl Thompson for House of Zaya. 6.Photo Felicity Tchorlian, Artslab Treats (1)