Elena "Eli" Riccardi, born 1998 in Freiburg, grew up in the US and Germany. 2012-2016 she worked as an actress at the Stadttheater Freiburg in the musical section of the Junges Theater under the direction and choreography of Gary Joplin. 2015-2018 she was actress and director/camera assistant in Wuppertal, Düsseldorf, Bad Hersfeld, Freiburg and Berlin, where she worked with directors such as Jens Kalkhorst, Joern Hinkel, Cusch Jung, Dieter Wedel and others. 2018-2022 Eli Riccardi is studying at the HfS Ernst Busch. She has already performed at the Deutsches Theater in Cry Baby by René Pollesch, in 2021 she can be seen in Gaia does not google (Gaia googelt nicht) and works as a freelance musician.