Elena Rose Light

Elena Rose Light

Elena Rose Light is a choreographer and performer originally from Southern California. Her choreography is rooted in the potential for somatic empathy to reorganize systems of thought and governance. Her work has been presented by Abrons Arts Center, Gibney, Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, The Current Sessions, Performance Mix Festival, and Movement Research at Judson Church, among other venues. Recent honors and residencies include the danceWEB scholarship at ImPulsTanz, LANDING mentorship, Chez Bushwick residency, and Hemispheric Institute EMERGENYC fellowship. She has also performed in the work of Ursula Eagly, Bouchra Ouizguen, Tino Sehgal, Asad Raza, Bruno Isakovic, and Maya Ciarrocchi and Kris Grey. She received a BA with honors in French and art history from Yale University, where she became enamored with experimental performance.

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