Eleonora Aldegheri (Ellie) was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and began her training in Ballet at the age of six and graduated as a Professor of Ballet from the Institute Adrienne. She trained in Argentine Tango at Cafe Tortoni, took acting classes with Norman Briski, and studied modern art with Susana Tambutti. In New York City, Eleonora studied and trained extensively in Broadway Dance Center, Peridance, Steps and Alvin Ailey among many accomplished teachers and choreographers.
Eleonora collaborated and assisted choreographed for many dance shows in Buenos Aires. She continued to work in Oxford where she had the opportunity to choreographed for Tomahawk Productions and for awarded South African pop singer, Jerusha Naidoo. She taught Ballet, Jazz and Latin Dance in many venues throughout Oxford. Her Rock Challenge choreography was awarded Best Original Choreography in 2008. In New York City, Eleonora had the honour of performing at Carnegie Hall, the most prestigious concert stage in the U.S. She had the privilege to perform on several occasions at Symphony Space, Peridance Capezio Dance Center, Peridance Salvatore Theater and the Brooklyn Dance Festival. She has also performed in Astoria Dance Festival, Brooklyn and Manhattan Beach. Throughout her career, Eleonora has had the honor to perform alongside many talents.
Ellie has had the privilege to dance and teach professionally, has taught in education, professional and community settings to all ages and abilities. Her aim is to deliver an atmosphere of creation and inspiration during rehearsals as well as in her classes and workshops that motivate participants to be the best that they can be and enjoy the process.
In addition to choreographing and directing LDP for performances in Oxford, London and abroad, Ellie is a freelance professional and teaches her regular classes at Arts at OFS, Wychwood school and other dance institutions in the county. She is also a guest teacher in London, New York City, Argentina and Switzerland.