Elise Oberstar is a graduate of Riverside High School in Painesville, Ohio. She attended Ohio University where she studied Art Therapy. Elise first became involved at the Arts Center when her daughter began taking ballet and viola lessons. Since then, Elise’s roles at the Arts Center have included costume seamstress, stage manager, and light & sound runner for shows. She also works as a paraprofessional for Ashtabula Area City Schools.