ShowStages is a video and design collective. We build narratives through projected media and interactive audio-visual experiences. We work in theatre and new media, creating unique shows and events. Founded in May 2012, ShowStages is based in Alberta and has worked in theatres and venues across Canada.

Recent projects include Mary Poppins at The Globe Theatre Regina, the IGNITE conference with the Edmonton Economic Development Corporation, and the award-winning Category E with the Maggie Tree.

To support and cultivate multimedia creation within the theatre community, ShowStages provides workshops and rentals at theatre-friendly rates.


ShowStages consists of Erin GruberJoel Adria, & Elijah Lindenberger.

T. Erin Gruber

A Canadian theatre designer with experience accross all elements, Erin places special emphasis on video and lighting for collaborative new work and movement-based creation. This year, she was the Assistant Video Designer at the Stratford Festival working with Sean Nieuwenhuis on Des McAnuff’s TOMMY. She recently opened a three show repertory season at the small but mighty Watermark Theatre in North Rustico PEI doing the lighting and projection design for Alice in Wonderland, The Shorefield and Rondelay.

Her love for collaboration has lead her to building two collaborative companies and creating with them two original shows- Dark in a Sunlit Room, and ECHOES, both presented as part of Edmonton’s International Fringe Festival. She loves new work- between 2011 and Present she has designed for 10 world premier productions.
Recently she attended the Broadway Projection Design Master Class in New York City and in 2011 exhibited at and attended the Prague Quadrennial Conference.

As a founding member of the Show Stages collective, she generates video and graphic content and collaborates with directors and choreographers.



Joel Adria

Joel is a freelance multimedia designer and technician based in Alberta. Recent theatrical projects include Category E (The Maggie Tree), Bears (Pyretic Productions), Helen Lawrence Tour (Canadian Stage), Shrek (SACT), When the Rain Stops Falling (Studio Theatre), Into the Eye of the Sun (Valerie Planche), Owen Wingrave (Banff Centre), Tulugak (NAC).

Recent projection design credits include DELETE (CCTC), Scars are Healing Wrong (Punctuate!) and Seussical the Musical (SCA Fine Arts). Other projects include Fountain Tire AGM (Invert 720), Banff Mountain Film Festival, the Mayor’s Celebration of the Arts.

Joel is the faculty Projection Technologist at the Banff Centre, and teaches Video & Projection Technology at MacEwan University’s Production program. He is alumnus of the University of Alberta’s Technical Theatre program.

As a founding member of the ShowStages video collective, Joel innovates with technology to help with the artistic vision of building narratives through projected media and interactive audio-visual experiences. ShowStages specializes in workshop development for theatre, and integrating interactive technology in performance. Outside the theatre, Joel provides IT and web services to both local and national clients.



Elijah Lindenberger

Elijah is an accomplished scenic carpenter, technical director and sound and video designer. His work is motivated by his fascination with the relationship between performance, live sound and video creation.

He is currently the head of the video department at the Citadel Theatre. Recent production credits include: Video Programmer for Evangeline (Citadel Theatre 2015), Boom (Citadel Theatre 2015), Avenue Q (Citadel Theatre 2015), Playing with Fire (Citadel Theatre 2015). Technical Director and Co-Production Designer for Edmonton’s Ignite Festival (2015) and Scenic Carpenter for Category E (Maggie Tree 2015).

As a founding member of the ShowStages collective Elijah strives to further the integration of interactive performance technology in Canadian theatre. He hopes you enjoy the show, and the opportunity to experience life through a new perspective.