Elsa Greenwood


Lifelong resident of Newark, who attended Robert Treat School. She ran the Elsa Greenwood School of Dance. When she died in 1957 the Newark News claimed it was due to exhaustion from staging dance recitals, which she did frequently around the city and state. In her early career she was in theater including at the Branford Theater in a prologue to “Blood and Sand”. Elsa Greenwood’s Juveniles are credited in the 1931 film Puss and Boots.


Cummings, Charles F. “Women Who Made their Mark on City” Jun 20, 2002

G-28, Greenwood, Elsa, Newark News Morgue, Newark Library, includes obituary

With the Plays and PlayersWestfield Leader April 12, 1932.