Ellie was raised a barefoot flower child in Eugene, OR. She earned a B.F.A. in choreography and performance from the University of Montana. She is a former member of Headwaters Dance Company and Bare Bait Dance in Missoula, MT. Ellie is a traveling hip-hop and acrobatic performer for Missoula Aerial Studio Collective (MASC). In 2015 and 2016 she performed at VidCon, the annual YouTube Festival, in Anaheim, California.