Elise Lamm is one of the founding members of the Yorba Linda Spotlight Theater Company and currently serves as its Financial Director and private acting coach. She attended the University of Southern California where she graduated Cum Laude as a Renaissance Scholar with degrees in both Theater and Broadcast Journalism. She then went on to Chapman University where she earned her Masters in Business Administration. Elise grew up performing on the stage and after college started working in the film world. She has acted in national commercials, TV shows, films and web series, and has written several award-winning screenplays. Her most notable achievement in screenwriting is winning Best Screenplay at the International Family Film Festival. She is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and Actors Equity.
Whether it’s making show promo videos or doing the company bookkeeping, Elise loves to work behind the scenes at Spotlight to make arts education and performance opportunities available for Orange County’s young artists.