Elise Nøkling-Eide joined the Norwegian National Ballet in 2019, after two years with the NNB 2. In this time she has danced Moyna in the 2nd act from Giselle, swan, waltz and princess in Swan Lake, in Balanchine's Valse-Fantaisie and Theme and Variations, Naharin's Minus 16, Ekman's Resin and Boyadjiev's Fair Enough. Her role in Heise’s miniature opera/ballet Lucretia was created especially for her, and in February 2019 she performed in the Gala Ballarins Catalans al Món in Barcelona.
Elise Nøkling-Eide (born in 1998) from Oslo began dancing at the age of four in the Jorunn Kirkenær Ballet School and continued on to the Norwegian National Ballet School. As a ballet student at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts, she danced pas de deux in Grand Pas Classique, Jewels, Sleeping Beauty and Don Quixote, in Kylián’s Indigo Rose and an extract from Forsythe’s Artifact. She also danced in several of the Norwegian National Ballet’s productions: both Bjørn’s and Boyadjiev’s The Nutcracker, Balanchine’s Serenade, Coralli/Perrot’s Giselle and MacMillan’s Manon. Nøkling-Eide competed in the Stora Daldansen Nordic Baltic Ballet Competition from 2014 to 2017.