Born and raised in vibrant Kelowna, BC Élodie showed interest in the arts from a young age; dancing, singing and performing on many occasions around the city. At the age of 18, after graduating from high school she traveled to Toronto to study performing arts at Randolph College of Performing arts.
Two really full years of craziness followed and Élodie graduated from the performing arts program arts as a nominee to the triple threat award, and three awesome roles under her belt; Calpurnia (Julius Caesar) Eleanor (Big Love) and Morticia (The Addams Family musical).
Upon graduating from Randolph College, Élodie has kept busy in numerous performing opportunities. Amandine et Rosalie; a touring francophone kids show helped her reconnect with her inner child and gave her the chance to meet francophone children in Ontario. She went on to be cast in Stage West Calgary’s musical revue Hollywood Hits.
Élodie also enjoys the now and then appearance on-screen. Past film productions include Love Stinks, Let me in and Mrs. which since their releases have been viewed on the big screen in many festivals.
Juggling her time between Kelowna and Toronto the big smoke, Élodie served as a bilingual emcee for Kelowna’s acclaimed annual Maple Festival. She then emceed for the kids’ show Oh No! put on by AKA Dance productions for immersion schools in the Toronto GTA.
Wanting to dip her toes in directing, Élodie created, directed and produced her first devised theatre piece called Spaces. This audience participation piece explored space and proximity between humans in all types of relationships and the exploration work went up at the Cahoots Theatre venue. Élodie also had the opportunity to direct Frontières Libres, a francophone Canadian play. With a company of 17 actors and inspired by Lecoq views on character discovery, she explored heightened stylistic theatre, chorus work and choreography.
On the teaching side Élodie created and directed a weeklong theatre workshop that catered to adults and elders in British Columbia’s communities. She travelled throughout B-C, teaching a theatre intensive to seniors and adults. Élodie also regularly gives workshops to students and professionals on breath + speaking techniques, team building, character development, clown work and improv skills.
Élodie can’t wait to see what the future has in store for her.