Entries by ELAN Communications


Artists Illuminated: Lisa Theriault

Lisa Theriault is an artist originally from Charlottetown, PE and currently living and working in Montreal, QC. She received a BFA from Mount Allison University (Sackville, NB) in 2014. She co-founded the online project space Closet Gallery in 2017 with Philip Mercier. She has exhibited and curated works for galleries across Canada, including AKA Artist-Run […]


ELAN 15 : Week 1 (2004-2005)

This year, we’re celebrating ELAN’s 15th Anniversary, which we’re marking at our Annual General Meeting on August 26, 2019! In this series, we’ll be sharing a bit of our history, and featuring some of our long-standing collaborators, team members, partners, and community members who have helped shape ELAN into who we are today. In 2000, […]


ELAN15: Call for Performers

ELAN is marking its 15th Anniversary this year, and what better way to do it than by celebrating the work of our members! We’re looking for Performing Artists to take the spotlight during our 15th Anniversary celebrations! We welcome short performances in Dance, Theatre, Music, Spoken Word/Poetry, and Video Art, with the following criteria: The […]


Hiring! Annual General Meeting Communications Assistant

ELAN is hiring a Communications Assistant for our Annual General Meeting! This position is for an 8-week summer contract, from July 8-August 30, 2019. With the day-to-day supervision of the Communications Coordinator and the Membership Services Coordinator, the AGM Communications Assistant will work with ELAN staff to prepare for our 15th Annual General Meeting and […]


Director’s Message – May 2019

Guy Rodgers with Rahul Varma (Teesri Duniya), Catherine Cahill (Playwrights Workshop Montréal), Hugh Mitchell (Quebec Drama Federation Board Member), Elsa Bolam (Geordie Theatre). 1989. As many of you know, I had planned to leave ELAN this year because the 15th anniversary seemed like a propitious moment for a leadership transition. That plan was put on […]


Organization Spotlight – Black Theatre Workshop

Ceremonies in Dark Old Men (1977) As ELAN Organization Member Black Theatre Workshop (BTW) approaches its 50th Anniversary, we spoke with Artistic Director Quincy Armorer about the theatre’s evolution, and the programming highlights that have helped define BTW’s influential place in Montreal. Since its foundation in 1970, Black Theatre Workshop has been the longest running […]

Hiring! Membership & Communications Assistant

ELAN is hiring a Membership & Communications Assistant for a 10-week summer contract! The Assistant will have the opportunity to assist ELAN with preparations for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) and 15th Anniversary on August 26. Interviews start mid-May. Starting date for the position is June 25. Apply! Membership & Communications Assistant


ELAN15 Booklet: Call for Submissions

This year, ELAN is marking its 15th anniversary, and what better way to do it than by celebrating the work of our members! We are printing a collectors’ edition booklet on ELAN’s history, and we want to feature a few pages of our members’ work! For this booklet, we welcome submissions from LITERATURE and VISUAL […]


Artists Illuminated: Erik Nieminen

Erik Nieminen is a Finnish-Canadian artist born in Ottawa in 1985. He achieved a BFA from the University of Ottawa in 2007 and an MFA from Concordia University in Montreal in 2010. He has exhibited in both Europe and North America, including a recent solo show at the Albemarle Gallery in London entitled “The Unreal”, […]


Director’s Message – April 2019

Guy Rodgers, Kristelle Holliday, and Ziv Przytyk of ShazamFest at “Made en Estrie”, Sherbrooke QC. April is the beginning of the new financial year. Projects from the previous year are wrapped, but their impact continues to resonate. State of the Arts was the largest community dialogue that ELAN has engaged in since 2011. Part of […]