Born in Brazil, Isabele Elefson began her ballet training in the Royal Academy of Dance system and continued her studies with Halina Biernacka. Isabele danced with The Classical Ballet of São Paulo, Cisne Negro Cia de Dança, Ballet Theatre of Chicagot, the Civic Ballet of Chicago. She has danced lead roles in Giselle, Coppélia, The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, Les Sylphides, Paquita, La Fille Mal Gardée, Cinderella, Swan Lake, among others. Isabele has over 15 years of teaching experience. She currently teaches at Cincinnati Ballet and University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music. She is also a co-director for Dance Academy of Libertyville, IL and Ballet Theatre Illinois. Isabele holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from FAAP University, São Paulo (Brazil).