Ellenore Scott is a choreographer and creative director living in New York City. After performing for many years in both the concert and commercial dance worlds, Ellenore transitioned into choreography in 2012. Scott started her contemporary-fusion dance company, ELSCO Dance, with the aim to cultivate artistry with emerging dancers in New York City. The company toured around New York, Boston, Los Angeles and continues to create new works for live performance as well as short dance films online with ELSCODanceFilms.
Since starting the company, Scott has choreographed for many different projects spanning across a variety of genres. She has choreographed for Urbanity Dance Company in Boston, MA and for Glow Dance Company in Sandnes, Norway. She has been a professor at The Ailey School and is currently on faculty at the Broadway Dance Center. She has taught masterclasses nationally and internationally at Harvard University, Dean College and has traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria; Santiago, Chile and Stravanger, Norway.
In the Fall of 2019, Scott will choreograph the Off-Broadway Revival of Little Shop of Horrors at the Westside Theater featuring Jonathon Groff as Seymour, Christian Borle as Orin and Tammy Blanchard as Audrey. She has been the Associate Choreographer for King Kong: The Musical and Head Over Heels on Broadway and was the Assistant Choreographer for revivals of both Cats and Falsettos. She helped stage both shows for U.S. National Tours in 2019.
Scott continues to work in both the commercial and film world as a choreographer and as a creative director. She has choreographed campaigns for Marc Fisher Footwear, Chase Bank, Avon Makeup and helped the directors of all projects to create flow within the shots. She has also choreographed music videos for Sondre Lerche, Alissa Benveniste, Emergency Tiara and CJ Tyson by mixing her theatrical movements with her contemporary sensibility.
Scott has also had the opportunity to work with charity organizations on their international campaigns. Alongside director, MJ Delaney, Scott has choreographed for several charities including: "‘Freedom’ - International Day of the Girl” by Global Goals (currently at 5.2 million views on Youtube), “World Children’s Day -UNICEF”, and most recently for The Obama Foundations newest initiative “Global Girls Alliance” featuring former first lady, Michelle Obama.
Scott is continuing to choreograph for many different projects and is excited for what’s to come. Keep checking back for news and updates that will be continually refreshed.