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Discovered by the late casting director Mali Finn (Titanic/The Matrix), who found Anna Paquin and Keisha Castle-Hughes, Elle Peterson starred in the acclaimed Warner Bros. drama “North Country” (2005) alongside Academy Award winners Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand. Sissy Spacek, and Woody Harrelson, nominee Richard Jenkins and Sean Bean, directed by Niki Caro (Whale Rider)

Elle played Charlize’s young daughter, Karen Aimes. Ms. Theron and Ms. McDormand received Academy Award nominations for their roles in the movie.

Elle was also cast as “Young Hildy” in one of the popular Hallmark Channel “Jane Doe” movies of the week – “Eye of The Beholder” (2007)  starring and directed by Lea Thompson (Back to the Future).

 

Vitals

D.O.B.: April 7, 1999

Height:  5ft 11in.  Very slim frame

Hair:  blonde

Eyes: blue

Film

Young Hildy Eye of the Beholder,
Jane Doe #9
Hallmark Channel MOW
Karen Aimes North Country,
(Lead – daughter of
Charlize Theron’s character)
Warner Bros.

Theatre

Cindy Lou Hoo The Grinch – 2012 Hesperia Performing Arts Ctr
Willy Wonka Willy Wonka – 2009 Pacific Youth Theatre
Wendy Peter Pan – 2007 La Canada Community Theatre
Bugsy Malone Luella – 2006 La Canada Community Theatre

Ballet

As a member of California Contemporary Dance Company, director Ms. Aerin Holt:

Soloist Saudade 2015
The Snow Maiden The Legend of Jack Frost 2014
Fairy of Good Character Thumbelina 2013 & 2014
 Gypsy Girl  The Snow Queen 2103
Guardian Angel (Solo) The Snow Queen 2012
Angel of Enlightenment The Snow Queen 2011
Angel Parade of Angels 2008
Various The Snow Queen 2005 – 08

As a member of Bayer Ballet Company, (Vaganova), director Ms. Inna Bayer:

Wolf (Lead)
Trio on pointe
Character dances
Springtime Novellettes  2011
Various
Moldavian, Neopolitan, Russian
Magician (Lead)
Solo
Waltz of Flowers
A Winter Fairy Tale 2010
Mazurka
(Corps de ballet))
Wolf (Lead)
Character dances
Summer Carousel 2010
Russian, Polka
Corps de ballet A Winter Fairy Tale 2009

Member of Vocal Trio Triple Threat

Training

2011 – Current:   Californian Dance Arts – Aerin Holt.   Lynn Bryson Pitttenger

2009/10: Vaganova Ballet, Ms. Inna Bayer – Bayer Ballet Company

2004 – 2009 & 2011: California Contemporary Dance Co. – Director Aerin Holt

2009: The Lee Strasberg Institute, On-Camera, Debbie Mcleod

2007 & 2008: Classical Repertory Theatre, A Noise Within

Private Coaching:  Terence Hunt; Tanya Berezin

Skills

  • Ballet (en pointe)
  • Tap, Jazz, Modern dance
  • Horse riding (english & western)
  • Clarinet & piano
  • Ski-ing & ice-skating
  • Vocals (Soprano)
  • Aerial Silks

Awards

78th Annual Student Speakers Program Sponsered by Multiple District Four Lions 1st Place – 2015
The College Board AP Scholar Award 2015
Snowline School District Young Artist Award 2015
Youth For Understanding Sony Scholarship 2015
California State Fair 2013 Behavioral & Social Sciences Honorable Mention
Bruce Webster Memorial Scholarship 2013
American Association of University Women 2012 Tech Trek Scholarship Outstanding Student (Math & Science)
2012 Junior National Young Leaders Certificate of Merit
2012 Inland Empire Hunter Jumper Association Cross Rails Jr. Division 2nd Place
2011 Foxhaven Farms Annual Horse Show Cross Rails Jr. Division Champion
2008 1st District PTA Reflections Fine Arts Competition 1st Place – Tap Dance
2008 1st District PTA Reflections Fine Arts Competition 3rd Place Dance – Aerial Ballet
2008 ISI Open Ice Skating Championships
Valley Ice,
Burbank, CA
1st Place – Figure Skating
2007 1st District PTA
Reflections Fine Arts Competition
2nd Place Dance (Aerial Ballet)
2007 International Skating Institute 1st Place – Open competition
2006/7 Award of Merit My Favorite Place
National PTA Documentary
2006 1st District PT
Reflections Fine Arts Competition
Award of Excellence
2006 1st District PTA
Reflections Fine Arts Competition
1st Place Dance (Ballet)
2006 International Skating Institute 1st Place – Open Competition
2005 International Skating Institute 1st Place – Open Competition