Co-starred with Ryan Egghold and Jocko Sims as' Dr. Kleinman' on the NBC series New Amsterdam in its finale episode. (Season 1, Episode 9)
Currently starring as Ofelia in Nilo Cruz's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Anna in the Tropics, at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center. Performances Wed-Sunday thru February 24, 2019.
Pictured here with star Dana Delaney on set of new CBS series The Code, premiering this Spring (2019) in the role of diplomat 'Marta Huerta'.
Co-starred with Tony Plana in the world premiere reading of 'Don't Eat The Mangos', written by Ricardo Perez at the Cherry Lane Theatre produced by the Sol Project. Oct, 2017
Left to Right: Vanessa Aspillaga, Tony Plana, Elise Santora, Ricardo Perez (playwright), David Mendizabal (director), Annie Henk and Sol Crespo
NY premiere of the play Scissoring by Cristina Quintana in the role of Eleanor Roosevelt at IntarTheatre, May 2018.
Left to right: Marie Louise Guinier, Vanessa R. Butler, Elise Santora
"...the aristocratic Eleanor (Elise Santora). The former first lady knows how to be unapologetically selfish — and compartmentalize like a pro.
- New York Times
"...The instant chemistry between Guinier and Santora, including their witty banter and wacky characterizations, steals the show—the two are a joy to watch in every scene they're in."
- Theatre is Easy