Entries by ELAN Communications


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 […]


Organization Spotlight: Vallum magazine

Founded in 2000 and based in Montreal, Vallum magazine is published biannually. Vallum provides a forum for emerging artists to interact with more established figures while giving them exposure and the confidence to continue with their art. As one of Canada’s top poetry journals with an international focus, Vallum encourages dialogue between Quebec and the […]

Join Our Team!

ELAN is hiring two positions to be filled in April, 2019! Although we do not have an official deadline for either positions, we will be conducting interviews starting early April. Apply immediately! Administrative Manager Research Coordinator


Artists Illuminated Shorts: Graham Krenz

Graham Krenz is a sculpture and mixed media artist who has shown across Canada, now living and working in Montréal, Quebec. He received his degree in Drawing from the Alberta College of Art + Design, where he was the recipient of an Alberta Foundation for the Arts project grant for his graduation piece, titled “A […]