Nicola Elson

Nicola Elson is a theatre-maker in as many ways as she can muster. She is a deviser, collaborator, actor, improvisor, clown, stilt walker, teacher, director, playwright, and arts and crafter. With a focus in physical theatre, mask, clown, tréteau, foley, and animating objects, Nicola works as a freelance artist and as an Associate Professor at the University of Lethbridge, specializing in Devised Theatre, Improvisation, Theatre for Young Audiences, Theatre in Education and Social Justice Theatre.

Select Credits include: Yabber (Mudfoot Theatre), Hootenanny!, The Little Prince, Dracula, A Comedy of Terrors (Uleth), The Sissy Duckling (Theatre Outré), The Legend of the Lost Tooth (New West Theatre), A Play About a Dragon, The War of the Worlds Project (Calgary Young People’s Theatre), Ivan and the Dogs, (TinMan Theatre), Elephant Song (Green Fools Theatre), Good Fences, In the Wake, Bus’t (Downstage), Blood; A Scientific Romance, The Attic, the Pearls and Three Fine Girls (Sage Theatre), Blithe Spirit (Vertigo Theatre).