Elisa Boyd, a.k.a. Jessica Elisa Boyd, is an actress, writer, director, producer and audiobook narrator. She works in theatre, TV and film and audiobooks – in both Los Angeles and the UK. (Green Card holder).
Most recently, Elisa filmed the role of Mia’s mother in the upcoming movie Mia and Me: The Hero of Centopia, and before that, took the lead role of Annie Palmer, in The Chelsea Theatre’s production of White Witch by Barry Reckord.
Recently, she has written and directed two films: Art in Heaven – a drama set London and Suffolk, UK; and Sogni D’Oro (Dreams of Gold) – in which she also stars alongside Russ Abbot – the story of a little girl with big dreams, set in Tuscany in Italy.
Recent theatre credits include Frenchie in Sweet Charity at the New Wolsey Theatre, and most recently Belle in A Christmas Carol at The Rose Theatre, Kingston. She performed in Northern Stage’s production of The Borrowers, winner of ‘Best Show for Children and Young People’ at the 2013 TMA UK Theatre Awards.
Recent other appearances: Craig Revel-Horwood’s Brother Love’s Travelling Salvation Show, alongside Brian Conley and Darren Day, which toured the UK; a sell-out run of A Christmas Carol (Elisa Boyd – “impressive” – London Evening Standard) at the Trafalgar Studios in London’s West End; also in the West End – The Watermill’s production of Sunset Boulevard by Christopher Hampton and Sir Andrew Lloyd-Webber at the Comedy Theatre.
Elisa is also an accomplished audio book narrator and is currently reading the fourth book in the Arrangements Series by Rebecca Connolly.
Born in Melbourne, Australia, to an Australian father and Portuguese mother, Elisa was brought up in London in the UK. She speaks fluent Italian and also regularly performs as a professional violinist.