Elena started attending ballet lessons at age 7 at Brigitte GauciBorda School of Ballet and later on further her studies in Jazz, Contemporary and Spanish dancing under the tuition of Deborah Mc Namara. At age 18 she successfully auditioned and was awarded a 3-year full time scholarship by the Malta Arts Scholarships as well as a Dance and Drama award (DADA) by Northern Ballet School, to attend Northern Ballet School, UK. Whilst at Northern Ballet School, Elena worked with choreographers including David Needham, Eric Carpenter and Shannon Lilly-Parker. She performed with Manchester City Ballet in Giselle as part of the Corp de ballet and as a Soloist in Paquita and Coppelia. Upon graduation, Elena was offered her first professional dance contract with Celebrity Cruises. She travelled all around the world for eight months and performed shows produced by Poet Theatricals.