Hi there, I’m Elliot

Performer.

Writer.

Teaching Artist.

Bio

Born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Elliot has worked across Canada and the United States​. As a performer, Elliot has appeared in theatre, film, opera and concert. Favourite credits include creating the role of Tobias Tweeney in Another Roll of the Dice (North Coast Repertory Theatre), Flounder in the Canadian Premiere of Disney's The Little Mermaid (Rainbow Stage), Leo Frank in Parade (Opera NUOVA) and Sergei in Siberia with Keanu Reeves (Saban Films).

As a teacher, he specializes in musical theatre, classical and contemporary styles of singing. Elliot's approach draws on elements of Linklater, Alexander, Fitzmaurice and Laban techniques. He has taught voice  through the Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts, River Heights School of Music, as well as his own private studio. Additionally, he has taught music and theatre courses through Hebrew College, The Revels, Rainbow Stage, Wheelock Family Theatre, Winnipeg Studio Theatre and the Whyte Ridge Community Centre.

Elliot is also a composer/lyricist and playwright. His short plays Get Over Yourself and Still Waters were presented through the Manitoba Association of Playwrights. He has written and performed two solo cabarets, Lost & Found and Songs from Second Avenue. Elliot contributed music for The Caucasian Chalk Circle at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee and is currently working on a folk re-imagination of Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin under the working title Pull Me Down.

Education

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

Languages

Spoken:     English, Hebrew

Sung:         English, Hebrew, French, Italian, German