ShowStages is a video design collective.

We build narratives through projected media and interactive audio-visual experiences. We work in theatre and new media. More...

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  • Café Daughter

    Café Daughter

    Written by Kenneth T. Williams • Directed by Lisa C. Ravensbergen Presented by Workshop West Playwright’s Theatre Nine-year-old Yvette Wong helps out in her parents’ café. She’s incredibly smart but is put in the slow learners’ class because of her skin colour. Her mother has charged her with a secret – to never tell anyone […]

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  • The Little Mermaid

    The Little Mermaid

    ShowStages Designer Joel Adria and T. Erin Gruber collaborated on SCA Fine Art‘s (Sherwood Park, AB) production of The Little Mermaid. Adding fairy-tale imagery and design to Jonathan Reid’s Set & Lighting design, ShowStages also provided the full video equipment rental for the production.  

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    For Edmonton Economic Development’s IGNITE Festival, ShowStages was commisioned to create a unique main stage design to frame their keynote speakers. ShowStages designed, built and delivered “The Trees of Industry”, a cement-looking sculpture that featured projection mapped content areas that shifted throughout the day. The conference focussed on design thinking, with six commissioned pavilions for […]

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  • Mary Poppins

    Mary Poppins

    ShowStages Designer T. Erin Gruber & Projection Technologist Joel Adria collaborated on The Globe Theatre’s (Regina) production of Mary Poppins. Created in The Globe’s unique in-the-round performance space, the 4-projector video system created unique ways to bring magic to the intimate space. ShowStages also provided the full video equipment rental for the production. Local News […]

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  • Category E

    Category E

      For this project, the full ShowStages team came together to provide a full design and implementation. Set, video, lighting, costume, and integration were all completed by ShowStages collective. With its unique forced perspective stage, emphasized by rear projection and pixel mapped LED strip, Category E made a major impact, and was the last show […]

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  • Bears


    Through dramatic storytelling, an integrated five-person chorus, an immersive projection design, and a thrilling accompanying sound-scape, Bears features a wide range of top Edmonton talent. Sterling award winning actor and former rig worker Sheldon Elter carries this show. Supporting Floyd on his journey, transforming into the animals, people, and even elements he encounters, will be […]

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  • Nextfest Niteclubs 2013

    Nextfest Niteclubs 2013

    ShowStages mapped, animated and stylized all three Nextfest Niteclubs this year, housed at the Artery arts lounge. Five projectors created dynamic visuals based on the themes of each evening: Rise Up! Smutnite, and Awesomeful. Each night had a mix of live video and graphics, keeping crowds energized at each Catch the Keys event.

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  • Into the Eye of the Sun

    Into the Eye of the Sun

    In preparation for her Master’s thesis at the University of Alberta, ShowStages orchestrated a week-long workshop process on the Timms Centre stage for creator Val Planche and director David van Belle. The workshop process explored the use of Microsoft Kinect, and used MadMapper and Isadora to create an environment for the creation both on the […]

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  • Centre for Public Involvement Launch

    Centre for Public Involvement Launch

    To celebrate the launch of the Centre for Public Involvement, the launch committee was looking for a way to add a liveliness to their event at the Art Gallery of Alberta. ShowStages created a dynamic 3D slideshow of images “floating” on the wall of the Ernest C. Manning Atrium wall. Live video feeds were also streamed […]

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  • ISBE Domain Launch

    ISBE Domain Launch

    ISBE Domain is a brand new art gallery and performance venue right on Jasper Avenue in Edmonton. With their focus on “Freedom, Communication, and Creativity,” ShowStages was thrilled to partner with them for their first live event in June 2013. ShowStages brought in four projectors for two evenings of performance gatherings, mapping artwork both upstairs […]

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  • Trip the Light 2013

    Trip the Light 2013

    Partnering with ArtScene Edmonton, Business for the Arts Edmonton, Catch the Keys and Owen Brierly; ShowStages took over the Breakfast Television studios in downtown Edmonton for and exciting night of music & performance. Connecting to the multitude of High-Def displays and adding in ShowStages projection equipment, ShowStages provided a constantly-evolving visual experience to event-goers. Technologies […]

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  • Expanse 2013

    Expanse 2013

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  • Murielle


    Murielle director Wayne Paquette & lighting designer Tessa Stamp approached ShowStages, interested in bringing visual flavour to the Fringe Theatre Adventures TYA production. ShowStages designers Elijah Lindenberger & T. Erin Gruber worked closely in rehearsal to develop images that created a unique visual context for the setting of the performance. Performance software & equipment were also […]

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  • CITT: Video 101

    CITT: Video 101

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  • Noise


    Produced by Verb Theatre in Calgary at the Big Secret Theatre. Collaborated with musician Kris Demeanor and director Jamie Dunsdon to create a musical for deaf and hearing audiences. Built custom live graphics which interacted in real time to build visuals on live music to express the emotional journey of the music to our deaf […]

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  • Poof! The Musical

    Poof! The Musical

    ShowStages designer T. Erin Gruber conceptualized and delivered an immersive projection design for the Sterling-nominated Poof! The Musical at Fort Edmonton Park’s Capitol Theatre. The venue is equipped with more than half a dozen projectors for summer presentations of Northern Light, a multimedia short film about Edmonton’s history. ShowStages took control of the massive Watchout system to bring […]

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  • The Haunted Reel

    The Haunted Reel

    “There’s ingenuity at work here, in this movie/theatre hybrid, and an intriguingly spooky proposition.” –Liz Nicholls For the Edmonton Fringe Festival 2012, collaboration between local artists Jeff Page and Dave Clarke and ShowStages brought the haunted reel up from the basement of the Garneau Theatre, with plenty of video magic in the process! Cinematography, visual […]

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  • Echoes


    Photos from Floating Stones Theatre’s production of Echoes, at the Edmonton International Fringe 2012. “There is a new story to be told…” The trickster. The protagonist. The helping hand. Stolen relics and magical lands PERFORMERS: Ainsley Hillyard Colin Matty Dylan Parsons Morgan Smith PRODUCTION TEAM: T. Erin Gruber, Co-Director/Production Designer Kate Koziewicz, Co-Director/Marketing and Publicity […]

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    Produced by the Canadian Centre for Theatre Creation in Edmonton at the Second Playing Space. ShowStages created an immersive “digital web” in which the writer/director Stefan Dzeparoski’s immigrant character could exist trapped in a state of reliving every moment from his past. Actor controlled live point of view camera, live green screen of performers on […]

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  • Nextfest Niteclub 2012

    Nextfest Niteclub 2012

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