Elissa Bernstein Sauvé Foundation

Elissa - Bio

Elissa has been training speakers, actors and singers for 20 years. She teaches dance at Dawson College's Professional Theatre Program. She trains performers in her private studio and around the world by Skype. For the past 21 years, Elissa has brought her popular Broadway course to CAMMAC. 
She has been performing as a singer and actor for the past 30 years.
Elissa is a trained lawyer, has a DEC in health science and is a classically trained singer, actor and dancer. Her unique background and fascination with problem-solving brings great richness to her work.
For over a decade, Elissa was a North American syndicated legal columnist.
Elissa has helped speakers around the world write concise, vibrant speeches and then trained them to deliver passionate and compelling presentations – whether in the boardroom, on the campaign trail, or on a TEDx stage. 

Qualifications and Credentials

  • Member of the Quebec Bar since 1985

  • McGill University, BCL (Honours)

  • Vanier College, DEC, Health Science (Gold Medalist)

  • Member of ACTRA (The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists)