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Height: 5"5   |   Eye Color: Black   |   Hair Color: Black

    Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Elise Diaz started acting in theater productions at the Lab School of Washington where she played lead roles in Dracula and Cyrano de Bergerac. She went on to get a B.F.A. in Theater from Long Island University - C.W. Post where she gained an in-depth knowledge of Stanislavski, Suzuki and the Alexander technique. Upon graduation she played Helen of Troy in Trojan Women 2.0., which was part of the D.C. Fringe Festival. She is currently based in L.A. and  is studying the Meisner  technique at the Ruskin School of Acting located in Santa Monica.


Hitwoman Selene | Lead | Joe Bagtas

Oversight | Lead |Alex Lucas

Georgia | Lead | Marisol Estrada

The Audition | Lead | Roberto S. Oregel

Dystopia: Age of Madness | Lead | Arianna Medina


Shrink | Lead | Demi Boxley

New Year | Lead| Randy Crowder

Hu(Man) | Supporting | Alexis Stember Coulter

Antsy |  Lead | Martha McCann



Trojan Women 2.0  |  Helen of Troy | The Rude Mechanicals

​Good Women of Szechwan | Mrs. Mi Tzu/ Niece | The Post Theater Company

The Balcony | The Old Man/Luc | The Post Theater Company

Disney Princess Improv | Pocahontas |The Post Theater Company 

The Forgetting | Foley | The Post Theater Company 

Balm In Gilead | Tom | The Post Theater Company 

Aftermath | Kara Harrison | The Post Theatre Company 

Pinkies Under The Door | Delilah | The Post Theater Company 

Training & Workshops

 Ruskin School of Acting | Meisner Technique  (ongoing training)| John Ruskin 

Groundlings | Intro to Improv | Kyle Kennedy 

Hey, I Saw Your Commercial! |Fundamental & Intermediate|Mike Pointer

Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute |  Method Acting  |  David Strasberg

Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute | Method Acting | Gerald James

Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute | Scene Study for Television | David Salsa

Lee Strasberg Theater & Film Institute | Acting for TV & Film | Kimberly Harris

Shakespeare Theater Company | Fundamentals of Scene Study | Lise Bruneau 

Long Island University - CW Post | Advance Acting | Maria Porter

Long Island University - CW Post | Intermediate Acting | Eric Andrews

Long Island University - CW Post | Beginning Acting | David Hugo

Long Island University - CW Post | Voice (Alexander Technique) | Benjamin Moore

Long Island University - CW Post | Suzuki Technique | Maria Porter

Urban Nation | Vocals | Rickey Payton Sr. 


Swimming, Running, Singing, Tennis, Bowling, Fishing, Volleyball, Karate (purple belt), Rhythmic Gymnastics (hoop & ribbon) Hand Gun Handling, Double jointed in the fingers, Licensed Driver, Cooking, Cheerleading, US Passport

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