Elena Floris was born il L'Aquila in 1982. She began to study the violin at the age of 6. She received her diploma of violin from the conservatory in 2004 and graduated in physcology in 2006. Alongside the classical music she has played in different formations of various kinds of music, especially folk, as well as jazz. She has played with various classic chamber ensembles and for various bands (Gretadieu, TNT Orchestra, Taraf, Nidi D'arac, Animal Tango, Orchestra di Piazza Vittorio) and famous Italian soloists like Daniele Silvestri, Dente, Emma Marrone.
Elena Floris collaborates with the Odin Teatret actress Iben Nagel Rasmussen, as actress-violinist in the Italian version of the production Ester's Book, and is a member of the group The Bridge of Winds, led by Iben Nagel Rasmussen and finally joined Odin Teatret and the ensemble performance Andersen's Dream as a musician in 2009.
Performances with The Bridge of Winds, directed by Iben Nagel Rasmussen
Ancestors Ur-Nat Parades
Performances for the Holstebro Festuge (Festive Week)
Kærlighedstæppet (The Carpet of Love): A performance created for the Holstebro Festuge 2014 (Festive Week) under the direction of Iben Nagel Rasmussen in collaboration with musician Parvathy Baul (India).