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ELAINE WERYSHKO

 

Education / Training

2013 – 15     London International School of Performing Arts | Thomas Prattki | Lecoq Pedigogy, London UK

2012             Dell’Arte International |Michael Fields | Summer Intensive – California

2012             Dell’Arte International | Debbie McMahon | Grand Guignol/Mask – California

2011             SITI Company | 4 Weeks Summer Viewpoints Intensive | Ann Bogart – NYC

2009 & 11     Manitoulin Conservatory of Creation | John Turner | Pochinko Clown, Ontario

2003 – 07     University of Calgary | Theatre | Bachelor of Fine Arts, Calgary, AB

 

Residencies

2019             (Upcoming) Handsome Alice | New Work Development Workshop Commission, Calgary AB

2018             (Currently) Old Trout Workshop | Larval Masks, Calgary AB

2018             Next Stages | Theatre Junction, Calgary AB

2015             Blind Dog Centre | performance CATCH series development – Brooklyn, NYC

2014-16        Untitled Art Gallery | Artist In Studio Residency – Calgary, AB

2011             Springboard Performance | Interarrium – Banff, AB

2010 – 11     Fish Market Studios CSPACE |Resident Artist, Calgary AB

 

Curator

2018             (Ongoing) to the AWE | Reoccurring Performance Series with Pam Tzeng, Calgary AB

2018             Late Nite Club Series | Sage Theatre: The Ignite Festival, Calgary AB

2017             Nite Club Series | Sage Theatre: The Ignite Festival, Calgary AB

 

Solo Exhibitions / Performances

2018             (Upcoming) Body In Space | The Fluid Festival, Springboard Performance, Calgary AB

2018             DollyWiggler Cabaret | Animated Objects Society, Calgary AB

2018             Happenings #11, Suitcase Puppet Arcade | Arts Commons, Calgary AB

2017             Frozen Fruit Queer Cabaret | Calgary, AB

2017             Happenings #10 Body Politics | Arts Commons, Calgary AB

2017             Dirt Buffet #26 | Athena | MileZero Dance – Edmonton, AB

2017             Neighbour 4 Neighbour Fundraiser | Host/MC, Calgary AB

2017             Frog Festival | Site Performer

2016             Dirt Buffet #14 | This is What I Want, MileZero Dance – Edmonton, AB

2016             Ignite Festival, Sage Theatre | THE COWS, Calgary, AB

2015 -17       Ballyhoo Entertainment | Children’s Magic Performer, Children’s Festivals (AB, SK, BC)

2016             IKG:Performance LIVE #1 ­ACAD | You Can Call Me Baby – Calgary, AB

2015             Art Gallery of Alberta: Heavy Metal Refinery |Edmonton, AB

2015             New Edward Gallery | All of the Best and All of The Worst | – Calgary, AB

2015             Velvet Cinema Cabaret |Step Brothers – Calgary, AB

2015             Dirt Buffet #7, MileZero | All of the Best and All of The WorstEdmonton, AB

2015             Velvet Cinema/FairyTales Film Fest Cabaret | Hedwig and the Angry Inch – Calgary, AB

2014             Working Mans Club | Full Moon, London UK

2013             Telus Science Centre | PIE 3.14, Calgary, AB

2013             Theatre Network:NextFest, The HAND, Edmonton, AB

2012             What’s Cookin | Good Women Dance – Edmonton AB

 

Professional Affiliations

Current            Canadian Mask and Puppetry Academey (CAMP) | Workshop Producer – Calgary AB

Current            Cantare Children’s Choir Society | Grant Administrator – Calgary, AB

2017                Calgary International Film Festival | Guest Coordinator – Calgary, AB

2011 – 13        Springboard Performance | Business Manager & Fluid Festival Organizer – Calgary, AB

2010 – 13        Ghost River Theatre | Marketing – Calgary, AB

2009 – 11        Old Trout Puppet Workshop | Ass. to General Manager – Calgary, AB

2007 – 08        Theatre Junction | Intern in Marketing/FOH/Fundraising/Producing – Calgary, AB

 

Director/Creator

2018             Next Stages| Theatre Junction | The Cows – Calgary, AB

2016             IGNITE Festival, Sage Theatre | The Cows – Calgary, AB

2015             Devour Content Here |Co-Pro with Kristine Nutting – Edmonton, AB

2015             Ground Zero Theatre |Reasons to the Happy : Assistant Director – Calgary, AB

2012             The Lost n’ Lost Department | The Pie Factory – Calgary, AB

2009 – 11     The Flyin’ Fryin’ Pan Extravaganza | Calgary Inter’ Children’s Festival, Calgary AB

 

Collective Performances

2018             Devour Content Here | Workshop Showcase | Kristine Nutting – Edmonton, AB

2017             The Market Collective (April & September & December) | Suitcase Puppet Arcade – Calgary, AB

2017             Calgary Animated Objects Festival | Suitcase Puppet Arcade – Calgary, AB

2017             Swallow a Bicycle | Loft 112 THE MULLET | Limbo – Calgary AB

2017             High Performance Rodeo | 10 Minute PlayFest | Swallow A Bicycle – Calgary, AB

2016             Esker Gallery, Jasmina Cibic: Tear Down and Rebuild, Calgary AB

2015             Devour Content Here |Co-Pro with Kristine Nutting – Edmonton, AB

2015             University of Calgary, Val Campbel Sabatical Research Project in Brecht to Clown, Calgary AB

2014             Punch Drunk Theatre, A Drowned Man | Felix Barrett, London, UK

2014             Central St. Martins College of Art : Ashley Bailey, The Clitterati Coronation, Ensemble – London UK

2013             Punctuate! Theatre, Double Bill: Lost n’ Lost Department – Edmonton, AB

2013             The Pie Factory, Self-Produce: Lost n’ Lost Department – Calgary, AB

2012             Pie Factory Cabaret, The Sleep Over – Calgary, AB

2011-12        Calgary International Children’s Festival (commission), The Lost n’ Lost Department – Calgary, AB

2009-11        Calgary International Children’s Festival, Roving Performer – Calgary, AB

2009-10        Calgary Folk Festival (commission), Children’s Performer, The Flyin’ Frying Fantastic Cook Off – Calgary, AB

2010             Edmonton Folk Festival, Children’s Performer, The Flyin’ Frying Fantastic Cook Off – Edmonton, AB

2010             Swallow a Bicycle, IROBOT, Billingsgate Fish Warehouse C-Space Project – Calgary, AB

 

Traditional Theatrical Performance

Yr                  Company                      Production                Director               Role                 Location

2017             Ballyhoo Entertainment The Bubble Show   Carissa Hendrix   Dee-Dee          AB, SK

2016             Ballyhoo Entertainment The Danger Show    Carissa Hendrix   Mistake           Saskatoon,

Regina, Calgary

2014             Punch Drunk Theatre   A Drowned Man       Felix Barrett        Ensemble        London, UK

2011             Swallow a Bicycle         IROBOT                    Charles Netto      Ensemble        Calgary, AB

2010             Swallow a Bicycle         IROBOT                    Charles Netto      Ensemble        Calgary, AB

2010             Theatre Encounter       Glass Menagerie      Michael Fenton   Tom/               Calgary, AB

Ensemble

2009             Theatre Encounter        Cabinet of Dr. Caligari Michael Fenton   Ensemble        Calgary, AB

2007             Calgary Opera               Filumena                  Bramwell Tovey  Ensemble        Calgary, AB

 

Design/Prop Build

2017 -18       Frog Fest | Art Team, Calgary AB

2016             Car2Go | Cowboy Car Attire, Calgary AB

2012 – 11     Springboard Performance Festival | Design, Calgary AB

2011 – 13     The Green Fools | Workshop Assistant, Calgary AB

2009 – 11     Old Trout Puppet Workshop | Set and Puppet Workshop Assistant, Calgary AB

 

Facilitator / Teacher

2018             Swallow A Bicycle Workshop Series | Revolt in Post-Britney, Calgary AB

2018             Bishop Pinkham Elementary School | Mask Creation @ Art Week | Calgary AB

2017             Canadian Association of Mask and Puppetry | Poetic Body in Neutral Mask |

Pete Balkwill | Calgary AB

2016             University of Alberta | Clown and the Grotesque | Guest Lecture – Edmonton, AB

2015             The Area | Grand Guignol – Calgary, AB

2014-15        Blank Page Studios | Devising in Clown (weekly) – Calgary, AB

2014             Decidedly Jazz Danceworks (6 week summer course) The Poetic Body – Calgary AB

2013             University of Alberta | Viewpoints |Guest Lecture – Camrose, AB

2012             Central Memorial High School | 2 Day Clown Workshop – Calgary, AB

2011             Swallow a Bicycle, FOXLIONGOAT | Creation workshop facilitator – Calgary AB

2011             Stardale Women’s Group | Creation Director – Calgary, AB

 

Workshops / Training

2016             Isadora Programing for Performance | Troika Ranch | The Banff Centre, AB

2015             Decidedly Jazz Danceworks | Various Teachers | Hip Hop & FootWork, Calgary AB

2014             Song of the Goat | Training in Theatre Approach | Grzegorz Bral – London UK

2013             Pulse Studios | Tony Tran | Vouge & Femme Style Dance – Calgary AB

2012             Good Women Dance | Laban Movement, Edmonton AB

2011             Play on Theatre | Adam Lazarus | Bouffon – Toronto, ON

2010             Banff Centre | Michael Greyeyes | 2 Day Viewpoints Workshop – Banff, AB

2009             One Yellow Rabbit Workshop | Karen Hines | Neo Bouffon

2003-07        University of Calgary | Laban Movement, Authentic Movement, Calgary AB