Elisa_de la Roche

Elisa de la Roche

Elisa de la Roche is an actress, artist and writer who enjoys the creative process. She has a career of theatre, television, film, art, and education which spans many decades, playing diverse roles in a myriad of venues. Born in New York City, Elisa lived and travelled throughout Europe, Asia and South America, picking up music, dance styles, languages and accents along the way. She studied art as a child at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC. Intending to be a surgeon, she was a pre-med student at the University of Wisconsin, and graduated with a B.A. in Theater. Returning to NYC, she continued to study theatre and dance at Columbia University (M.A.) and earned a Ph.D. in Educational Theatre from NYU. She has taught at many schools and universities, as well as artist-in-residency programs. She has published a book and several journal articles.