Ellie is originally from Dayton, Ohio where she developed an early interest in the arts. She joined the technical crew for her high school theatre department and was hooked; there she grew into a budding young theatre designer. To further her theatre education, she relocated to Chicago and attended DePaul University's The Theatre School. After obtaining a BFA in Lighting Design, she has remained in the Chicago area working as a freelance electrician, Assistant Lighting Designer, and Lighting Designer.
She is a proud company member of The Agency Theatre Collective, one of Chicago's hottest new theatre companies.
Aside from doing theatre, she enjoys spending time with her pet rabbits, reading books, and rewatching the same 4 shows on Netflix.