ACTOR & SINGER
Stage & Screen
Elly Gaskell is an American actor and singer currently training at New York University Abu Dhabi.
In 2021, she made her film debut in Singapore as a leading character in Weiyu Film's This Land Is Mine. Her other credits include Small Alison in Singaporean theater company Pangdemonium's Fun Home, and Olive Ostrovsky in Singapore American School's production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. She is currently working as an assistant stage and musical director on Temporary People, premiering at New York University Abu Dhabi.
Classically trained, Elly participated in multiple choral festivals in Bangkok, Dubai, and Singapore. She also performed at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore as the lead vocalist in their Disney medley showcase, "Music Behind Magic".
Working alongside Egyptian theatermaker Laila Soliman, Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula, and NYU Abu Dhabi community members, Elly is devising and directing a play based on Deepak Chopra's book "Temporary People".