Elise Delap holds her MFA in Acting from Northern Illinois University. Previous acting credits include Louise in Gypsy (Footlite Musicals), Cordelia in King Lear (University of Indianapolis), Laura in The Glass Menagerie (NIU), Ophelia in Hamlet (NIU), and Elena in Paper Swords (Chicago Musical Theatre Festival). During Kane Repertory's inaugural production of Our Town, Elise had the pleasure of playing Emily Webb. Assistant Director credits include: On Clover Road (The Phoenix Theatre) and The Great Gatsby (Indiana Repertory Theatre). Elise also freelances as an acting/audition coach for young, aspiring artists. Elise received her Bachelors of Science in Theatre with a Concentration in Musical Theatre from The University of Indianapolis.