Hi there, I’m Elliot
A Canadian performer, writer and teaching artist based in New York.
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. He is currently playing Mendel (U/S Motel & Perchik) in the First National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Bartlett Sher. 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), 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 for the stage and screen, acting, song interpretation and audition technique. 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, and Winnipeg Studio Theatre.
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 (Fools & Horses) and Songs from Second Avenue (The Boston Conservatory). 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.
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
Spoken: English, Hebrew
Sung: English, Hebrew, French, Italian, German