Ella joined Java Dance Theatre as a core dancer in 2018 after graduating from the NZ School of Dance. Ella has performed The Creamery, Treat, Back of the Bus, Chocolate, Secrets in Our Streets, Home of the Gods, An Honest Conversation and The Tantrum with Java. Ella also works with choreographer Eliza Sanders from House of Sand in both Aotearoa and Australia (Fear of Eggs, Dance. Dance. Have Feelings and The Undoing).
Ella is the daughter of two professional dancers from New Zealand and Trinidad and she spent her childhood in Canada before moving to New Zealand.