Ellie Desautels (they/them) is a professional TV actor with a BA in Theatre from Manhattanville College. They're known for their role as Michael Hallowell, a trans teen, in NBC’s Rise. Their most recent work was with Mirrorbox Theatre in Cedar Rapids, Iowa as Nut in Orange Julius. Ellie is also a camera acting coach and works with clients on a weekly basis to strengthen their self-tape audition skills while challenging them creatively and supporting their goals.
Ellie's greatest passion aside from acting is working to improve trans and non-binary representation in film and television, and they are also a singer-songwriter.