Elisa is currently pursuing her dream to become one of this country’s great classical actresses at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Some of her other theatre credits include: "American Voices" directed by Dustin Hoffman (Broad Stage), "Sissy" (Company of Angels in Los Angeles), "Song For New York" (Mabou Mines), Luis Alfaro’s "Electricidad" (Mark Taper Forum) and "Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner" (Hartford Stage). Elisa has also acted with The Huntington Theatre Co., South Coast Rep., Summer Play Festival NYC, Williamstown Theatre Festival, INTAR, Monarch Theatre Company, Ojai Playwrights Conference and The Cornerstone Theatre Company.

Elisa is no stranger to film or television. She has appeared in Girlfight (winner Grand Jury Prize-Sundance Film Festival), Shelf Life, Spun, White Oleander, Undeclared by Judd Apatow, Illeanarama, Gilmore Girls, Judging Amy, NYPD Blue, The Division, Resurrection Blvd., Touched By An Angel, Tainaand most recently, "Easy to Assemble" a web-pilot with Illeana Douglas and Jeff Goldblum. Elisa has studied under Larry Moss (master class), Patsy Rodenburg, William Esper and Shane Ann Younts.