Elise Bauman is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Laura Hollis, the lead character of the web series Carmilla. She also co-starred in the 2016 film Almost Adults as Mackenzie.
Bauman began working professionally in the theatre from an early age. In 2009, she made the move to New York City to further her studies. She attended Circle in the Square Theatre School, where she was cast as Anya in the graduating classes’ production of The Cherry Orchard, performed on Circle in the Square Theatre’s Broadway Stage. In the fall, she returned to the stage once again in Red One Theatre Collective’s The Skriker, by Caryl Churchill, which garnered rave reviews and was rated 5 N’s in NOW Magazine.
Bauman currently resides in Toronto where she studies regularly with Shaun Benson and David Sutcliffe. She came out as bisexual in 2017.