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Hi there, I’m Elliot

A Canadian/American performer, writer and teaching artist.

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Born and raised on Treaty One Territory in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Elliot has worked across Canada and the United States​. As a performer, Elliot has appeared in theatre, film, opera and concert. This past season he appeared as Motel Kamzoil in the First National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Bartlett Sher, Mark Cohen in Rent at Rainbow Stage and understudied Papi and Telephone Guy in the Boston premiere of The Band's Visit, with The Huntington Theatre & Speakeasy Stage Company. He is currently touring the US and Canada as Paul Simon in The Simon and Garfunkel Story. Other credits include creating the role of Tobias Tweeney in Another Roll of the Dice (North Coast Repertory Theatre, BWW Award Nomination), Flounder in the Canadian Premiere of Disney's The Little Mermaid (Rainbow Stage), Leo Frank in Parade (Opera NUOVA), Papageno in The Magic Flute (Manitoba Underground Opera) and Sergei in Siberia with Keanu Reeves (Saban Films).

As a teacher, Elliot specializes in musical theatre, classical and contemporary styles of singing, dialects, acting, song interpretation and audition technique. Currently on faculty at Walnut Hill School for the Arts and All Newton Music School, he has also taught with the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, River Heights School of Music, Hebrew College, The Revels, Rainbow Stage, Wheelock Family Theatre, and Winnipeg Studio Theatre.

Elliot is also a playwright, composer, and lyricist. For more information on his writing, please reach out through the Contact form at the bottom of the page.


Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance

The University of Manitoba

*Gold Medal Recipient: Performance

Master of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre

The Boston Conservatory at Berklee

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