About Elizabeth
Elizabeth Cooke by Jocelyn Mandryk

Elizabeth Cooke is a dancer, entrepreneur and adventurer currently based in New York City. A Manhattan native, she grew up in the Pacific Northwest, and is a product of bicoastal influences. Cooke received her early dance training from Oregon Ballet Theater and the Jefferson Dancers, and over the past 20 years has performed in dozens of dance works and musicals around the USA, Argentina and France. She received her B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Society and Culture from Emory University, with a Minor in Dance. Between 2009 and 2012 Cooke lived in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she co-founded Narrative Tango Tours (NTT), the city’s first boutique tango-tourism start-up. During her two year post as NTT’s Business Director she took concept to creation, designing and implementing product packages and client experiences that reached more than 800 people in NTT’s first season. From 2012-2015, Cooke directed publicity efforts for New York Live Arts, expanding the Chelsea-based arts organization's reach via placements in new publications like Inc.com, Hyperallergic, and more. She looks forward to pursuing her M.B.A. at New York University's Stern School of Business beginning in Fall 2015.