Elvira Boccia was born in Pescasseroli (IT). She started studing ballet and modern dance at the age of 14.
She moved to Florence to attend university, graduating in Performative Disciplines with a thesis on the importance of body in dance and theatre.
In Florence she has also started training in contemporary dance. She has studied with Pietro Pireddu, Brunella Baldi, Piero Leccese, Angela Mugnai, Samuele Cardini. At the same time she has started experimenting with contact improvisation and movement research, attending workshops in Italy and abroad.
After participating to OpenFLR 2014, she has participated to and volunteered for the 2015 and 2016 editions. She has officially joined the OpenFLR team in August 2016.