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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. He began 2023 playing Motel in the First National Tour of Fiddler on the Roof, directed by Bartlett Sher, followed by playing Mark in Rent at Rainbow Stage. Up next, he will be understudying Papi and Telephone Guy in The Huntington Theatre & Speakeasy Stage Company's production of The Band's Visit. Other 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 playwright, composer, and lyricist. His short plays Get Over Yourself and Still Waters were presented through the Manitoba Association of Playwrights. Elliot has written and performed several cabarets, including Lost & Found (Fools & Horses), Songs from Second Avenue (The Boston Conservatory), and Bidin' My Time (Manitoba Conservatory of Music & Arts) and. Elliot also contributed music for The Caucasian Chalk Circle at The Boston Conservatory at Berklee.


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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