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FEATURING: The Elevator Showcase


We're so proud of all of our member shows and teams. And in this new series, we're going to check in with them to see how the experience has been so far. Today we check in with The Elevator Showcase, produced by Ashley Whitehurst and Bruce Holtman.


The Elevator Showcase features artists of various genres for five minutes each. It's amazing to see what people can do with a tight five!



Read what Ashley had to say about her experience:



How long have you been a part of Trident?


Almost a year!



What initially drew you to Trident?

Their mission to actively work against gatekeeping that's existed in our institutions.



What was the inspiration / origin story for your show?


When the stages were dark, folks were itching to flex their creative muscles. This was just an opportunity to give folks that chance.



What is your favorite part of the experience of putting up your show?


The way folks surprise us with how they implement their ideas digitally.



What is a memory from working on the show that stands out to you?


Getting to watch Bruce Holtman constantly push the envelope on our technological abilities has been really delightful to watch.


What are you most proud of about the show?


I'm really proud and impressed by what certain folks have done with their pieces. It inspires me.



What is something you learned through the process of producing your show?


I have learned what bits and emotes and WHAT A MOTHEREFFIN' HYPE TRAIN IS! This pleases me!



What is something you are looking forward to about your show?


I'm excited to get more people to be a part of the show and get more POVs represented, so if you're reading this...hello! come on!




Check out Elevator's past show recordings:



Tune into our Twitch channel next Wednesday (11/17) at 8pm CT for their next show!

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