Elizabeth Burr grew up in Falls Church, Virginia. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Contemporary Dance from Indiana University. She has performed works by Jaclyn Walsh, Beth Gill, Jillian Peña, Angie Hauser, David Parsons, and Paul Taylor.
Elizabeth spent a semester studying in Israel at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance where she trained in gaga technique and Batsheva repertoire with former company members of Batsheva Dance Company including Aya Israeli. She also studied with Noa Wertheim and Vova Zak from Vertigo Dance Company.
Elizabeth has been a member of Company Danzante, S. J. Ewing & Dancers, and Bryce Dance Company. She is currently living in New York, NY working with Shift Dance and developing her own choreography and project based work.