Ellie is a dancer, researcher, and choreographer based in Brooklyn. She graduated magna cum laude from Hobart and William Smith Colleges with degrees in Psychology and Dance, where she began conducting her research on the presence and implications of power and empowerment through African Diasporic dances. She has performed her own work as part of Moving Landscapes at the CRS Barn, and with Mayhem Dance at Rochester Fringe Festival. Her current choreographic interests include the perception and objectification of women’s bodies. Out of the studio you can find her at the bar shaking up cocktails; specializing in martinis and gimlets.