Elizabeth began her training with her mother Rosemary at the Flagstaff School of Ballet and received a Full Scholarship to the Joffrey Ballet School New York to further her training She was accepted in to the Joffrey II Dancers Company, directed by Maria Grandy and Sally Bliss. Within 20 months, she was promoted to the Joffrey Ballet Main Company under the Artistic Direction of Robert Joffrey.
After her professional dance career, she began to develop a passion for teaching dance. Elizabeth joined Pacific Ballet Theatre in Portland Oregon. She then relocated to Southern California to teach for her parents at The Ballet Conservatory in Mission Viejo along with teaching part time as a faculty member at the University of California, Irvine from 1992-1998. Her love for dance continued as she founded the Classical Dance Center in Tustin, California for twenty years in addition to founding American Classic Costume Company, where she designed and produced recital costume wear.
Elizabeth was adjudicated for Dance Olympus and Dance America. She also received the Bravo Choreographers Award in 2012, along with placing in the top 12 at the Youth America Grand Prix year after year. Elizabeth has also been awarded top Choreographer and has achieved Top studio recognition.