After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Arizona State University on a Presidential Academic Scholarship, Ellie Soto moved to North Hollywood, California to begin her Professional Dance Career. She is represented by one of the most prestigious dance agencies in the country, Go 2 Talent Agency and has found much success since moving.
Ellie just finished filming the dance film “Heartbeats” in Mumbai, India-which is set to release Spring 2017. She is currently touring as a Pro Assistant for Velocity Dance Convention where she assists the Industry’s top Choreographers.
She has danced in music videos and on The Ellen Show for Ariana Grande, and as a principal dancer for the FOX TV show “Mobbed” (choreographed by Nappytabs). In addition to commercial work, she has had extensive classical ballet and modern training that she furthered in Alvin Ailey’s Professional Division Summer Program. She has assisted Tyce Diorio for the hit TV show “So You Think You Can Dance” and was also a Top 22 Female “green mile” finalist for the show in seasons 4&6. Ellie also performs as a member of Tessandra Chavez’s Contemporary/Hip Hop Company “Unity LA.” In addition to dancing, her choreography has won multiple National Awards such as The Pulse On Tours’ National Choreographers Pick.
Ellie was chosen to choreograph the for the Pulse Summer Gala Opening Number. Ellie’s choreography is a unique fusion of hip hop, classical ballet, soulful grooves, and cultural dancing. Her Ultimate goal is to create meaningful art that helps spread awareness about social issues, current and past, and change the world for the better by spreading love.