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Playing in the Trenches

To the average person, 'theatre'  conjures images of the lighted stage and those masses veiled by darkness in their seats before it. Yet when you prefix theatre with 'site specific';…
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What audiences said...

“The National Elevator Project was an incredible night of Theatre. I went with my sister and 14 year old daughter. We loved how the whole evening became an event where…
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Lessons from Elevators

- On very short plays in very small spacesIn early February (seems like last week) we workshopped three elevator plays by Greg MacArthur, Jason Chinn and Melissa Thingelstad and presented…
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Welcome To The National Elevator Project

Theatre Yes believes that very intimate performance environments create intense, arousing, personalized experiences with a high degree of interactivity which give recorded and digital media a ‘run for their money’.…
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Elevator Thoughts/ Reflexions dans un ascenseur

The National Elevator Project definitely brought to audiences and theatre makers a completely different theatre experience bordering, in my opinion, on psychological experimentation (Bystander Syndrome for example), installation and happening…
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My love of site-specific

Hello! My name is Brooke Leifso and I am the assistant director for the National Elevator Project! I’m an Edmonton based theatre artist, directing and devising theatre for all sorts…
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Elevated Drama

I had my first ever workshop-by-Skype last week, linking Edmonton and Winnipeg, and can report it works very well.  At least for a play that's 2 and a half minutes…
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Who's Involved

Catherine Banks – Commissioned by Mulgrave Road TheatreMeg Coles – Commissioned by Artistic FraudRyan Griffiths – Commissioned by Eastern Front TheatreMelissa Mullen and Rob Maclean – Commissioned by Playwrights Atlantic…
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Rules for Elevator Plays

• Elevator plays are about life altering events, conflicts, and discoveries that take us to the heights of joy and plunge us to the depths of despair in mere moments.…
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