Elysia Roscoe is a freelance dancer, dance teacher, and costumer based in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated summa cum laude from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. Elysia began her formal dance training at Dance Fremont in Seattle, Washington under the direction of Vivian Little and Mary Reardon. At Mason, she was a recipient of the Provost's Achievement Award from 2012 to 2014, the Kevin Campbell Scholarship in 2013, and the Harriet Mattusch Special Recognition Award in 2014. She has performed the works of Jacqulyn Buglisi, Francesca Harper, Mark Morris, Sonia Dawkins, William Smith III, Jim Lepore, and Vanessa Long. She has constructed costumes for Ballet Hispanico and the Mason Dance Company, and is in collaboration with Whitney G-Bowley's GIG. She is thrilled to be joining the faculty at The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center in Fall 2016.