Elizabeth Spikes started her dance career in pampers at Regina’s Dance Studio in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After moving to Virginia at age eight she resumed her dance training at Swan Ballet Dance Schools and Russell School of Ballet, until finally finding a home with Encore Performers. After joining Encore Theatrical Arts Project (ETAP) in early 2000s, Elizabeth has traveled to China, Greece and South Africa with Encore’s International Stage. Elizabeth attended Virginia Tech where she continued to dance as a full company member of the Contemporary Dance Ensemble at Virginia Tech for four years.
As of August 2015, Elizabeth volunteers with the Westfield High School Varsity Dance Team, in Fairfax Virginia, as an assistant coach. In pursuit of her own dance career, in July 2016 she starred as lead dance soloist in By Any Means Necessary, the first stage play written and directed by Omeeka Lucas out of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.