"Gloria is played by Elise Pakiela, another newcomer to ISF. She is delightfully defiant and willful, and also clever and resourceful.
She brings a spark of humor as her character relishes the air of danger."
-Wait Until Dark/Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Review from Dana Oland of Idaho Statesman
"But, the one you remember is pint sized Elise Pakiela. A young lady that is a thrilling triple threat that permeates the stage. She is in the front of the group numbers, leading her colleagues with fierce confident performance heaven. It is only a matter of time for this down to earth grounded young performer." - Young Frankenstein/Beck Center for the Arts, Review from Tpography, July 2014