Elisa Castor originally from Pocatello Idaho, began her early ballet training under the late Marius Zirra. She later attended the Brindusa-Moore Ballet Academy where she studied extensively with Sergiu Brindusa, Beth Moore, and Florin Brindusa under the Vaganova method. She has danced professionally with Ballet Idaho as well as the Utah Regional Ballet where she performed notable roles in classical and contemporary works. She is currently enrolled at UVU and working towards becoming a Physical Therapist. Although she has been teaching ballet for many years, this is her first year teaching with Charisma Dance Studio.