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Hi there, I’m Elliot

A Canadian/American performer, writer and teaching artist.

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Bio

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. He recently appeared as Paul Simon in the North American tour of The Simon and Garfunkel Story, Motel Kamzoil in the First National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Bartlett Sher, and u/s Papi & Telephone Guy in the Norton Award-winning Boston premiere of The Band's Visit (The Huntington Theatre/Speakeasy Stage Company). Other credits include creating the role of Tobias Tweeney in Another Roll of the Dice (North Coast Repertory Theatre, BWW Award Nomination), Mark Cohen in Rent (Rainbow Stage), Leo Frank in Parade (Opera NUOVA), and Papageno in The Magic Flute (Manitoba Underground Opera).

As a teacher, Elliot specializes in musical theatre, classical and contemporary styles of singing, dialects, acting, song interpretation and audition technique. He has taught at Walnut Hill School for the Arts, All Newton Music School, 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.

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

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