Ella-Rose graduated from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts with a Bachelor of Arts (Dance) in 2009. She was awarded the Hawaiian Award for most outstanding graduate. In 2010 Ella-Rose was a member of Link Dance Company performing works by Antony Hamilton, Michael Whaites, Fabien Prioville, Cass Mortimer-Eipper and Deborah Robertson.
In 2011 Ella-Rose performed in works by Sue Peacock, Isabella Stone, Scott Ewen and Emma Fishwick.
She has performed in Buzz Dance Theatre’s productions ‘Restless’ and ‘Look the Other Way’, as well as touring to remote indigenous communities as a member of Buzz Dance Theatre’s ‘Big Stretch’ program.
Ella-Rose toured to Bilbao, Spain and Oulu, Finland to perform Sue Peacock’s work ‘Lost and Found’. Whilst in Finland she undertook a six-week residency with collaborator Isabella Stone.
Ella-Rose has worked with Perth based independent artists Rachel Ogle, with Link Dance Company, Rhiannon Newton through her work ‘Bodied Assemblies’ and Isabella Stone in her work ‘mouseprint’.
Most recently she has worked with Cadi McCarthy in both Newcastle and Canberra on a first stage development of a new dance theatre work ‘That Place in Between’.