Elise Lamm has been producing theater for 20 years and is one of the founding members of the Yorba Linda Spotlight Theater Company. She currently serves as its Financial Director and Business Manager. Elise 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 started working in Hollywood after college. She has performed in national commercials, TV shows, films and web series, and has written several award-winning screenplays. Her most notable achievements in screenwriting are winning Best Screenplay at the International Family Film Festival for her screenplay Mischief Makers and Best Screenplay at the LA Femme Film Festival for her screenplay Thrift. 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.