Ella trained at the London School of Musical Theatre and went on to front rock band Hitchcock Blonde for five years.
Returning to musical theatre, she wrote the music and lyrics for Trouble (New York Music Theatre Festival); Blackout (Harlow Playhouse), Romeo + Juliet - Mad Blood Stirring (UK National Tour); Peter Pan - A Pirate Adventure (Serenbe Playhouse, Atlanta, GA); and Ophelia (Viborg Teater, Denmark & Finger Lakes Festival, Syracuse, NY).
She was awarded a Michael Grandage Futures Bursary for her musical Nethergate and was a Perfect Pitch Award finalist with The Bearded Lady’s Tattoo Parlour.
Ella has recently been selected to showcase her new musical Scholl at BEAM at Oxford Playhouse in May 2023.
Current projects include Farm Girls (Avalon) and musical podcast series Armory (Waverunner).