Elvira is a graduate of The Harold Ramis Film School, a program that focuses entirely on comedy. Prior to starting film school, Elvira studied improv and sketch. She has trained and performed at Upright Citizen’s Brigade, The Second City, Improv Olympic and The Pit. She’s a member of the sketch group Spitball.

She is currently completing the Viacom Viewfinder Directing Fellowship at Nickelodeon.