Elizabeth Nesbitt is originally from Chicago and found ballet at the later age of 14 and quickly fell in love. At the age of 17 she came under the mentorship of Patti Eylar and has studied on scholarship at Chicago Ballet Arts, Faubourg School of Ballet, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago and Orlando Ballet.
Elizabeth danced professionally with Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, Madison Ballet, Chicago Festival Ballet, and Schaumburg Dance Ensemble, Austin Metamorphosis Dance Ensemble and became a founding member & choreographer for the Austin Dance Project.
Elizabeth is also a Certified Hypnotherapist and Performance Coach utilizing practical neuroscience techniques to help dancers break through performance anxiety and build positive habits for success. She is passionate about building a better ballet culture and supporting dancer’s mental health and is thrilled to be working with CCD both in the studio and in the Wellness Center.