Elissa Smith Taper

Elissa is a native of Wilmington, NC. She has danced all of her life and has over ten years of teaching and choreographic experience.

Elissa has an extensive background as a tap competitor and performer.  However, her expertise surpasses the tap genre branching into a vast vocabulary of lyrical, jazz and contemporary movement.  As a choreographer, Elissa has achieved much success, winning several awards and high placements with her innovative tap, jazz and contemporary choreography.

Elissa has been the manager of “Limited Too” for over 10 years, giving her great insight into visual direction and fashion.  This experience makes her a significant contributor to costuming and the artistic vision for our competitive teams. 

Elissa resides in Wilmington, NC with her brand new husband, Colin Taper.