Elysia hails from Canfield, OH. After singing her way through high school, she moved to Ithaca, NY and graduated with distinction from Ithaca College with a BFA in Musical Theatre.

Since moving to New York City, Elysia has been a featured soloist at various New York City venues including 54 Below, Playwrights Horizons, the Manhattan Theatre Club Creative Center, The Laurie Beechman Theatre, and the Lincoln Center Songbook Series. Nationally, she has sang at Feinstein's at the Nikko in San Fransisco and the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Regional credits include playing Dead Mum in BILLY ELLIOT at the Ogunquit Playhouse, where BroadwayWorld said she was "a gentle, radiant apparition of Billy's deceased mother." She went on to play the role again at North Shore Music Theatre.

Elysia is also passionate about teaching and coaches students around the world for their college theatre auditions with MTCA (Musical Theatre College Auditions). She is also an acting teacher and is helping to create the musical theatre curriculum at the pre-college arts program SOCAPA (School of Creative and Performing Arts).