Elly trained at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, graduating in 2011 and joined Richard Alston Dance Company as an apprentice. Elly has also performed in works by Joseph Toonga, Kerry Nicholls, Travis Clausen-knight, Martha Graham and Merce Cunningham. Elly danced in the London cast for ‘Night of 100 solos: a Centennial Event’ performing in commemoration of Merce Cunningham at the Barbican. She most recently took part in the West End Premiere and Asia tour of INALA Live: A Zulu Ballet, choreographed by Mark Baldwin OBE. In 2015 she received her Masters Degree in Contemporary Dance. Elly was Dancing Times dancer of the month in October 2017.