Elisabet Strid studied singing at the Stockholm University. While still studying, she made her debut at the Vadstena Academy as Brygitta, in Carl Unander Scharin’s opera, which he had composed in 2003. First engagements brought her to the Royal Opera Stockholm and the Malmö Opera.
Further engagements brought her to Semperoper Dresden, Stuttgart State Opera, Detroit Opera, Finnish National Opera, Latvian National Opera, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Teatro Real Madrid, Opéra de Lille, Flemish Opera Antwerp, Teatro de Bellas Artes Mexico, Cape Town Opera, and many festivals including the Bayreuth Festival, the Budapest Wagner Days, the Hong Kong Arts Festival , the Festival Opera Open at the Plovdiv Antique Amphitheatre (Capital of Culture 2019), the Baltic Sea Festival, the Wiesbaden May Festival or the Ravello Festival in Italy.
In 2022 she made her house debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Salome.