"Beyond the Rainbow"

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Elena is thrilled to announce that she'll be playing Judy Garland in "Beyond the Rainbow" at the History Theatre in St. Paul, MN from November 17-December 22nd. To say she's thrilled to be playing an icon that she's worshipped since childhood is an understatement. 

There will also be a Next Stages workshop of the production  at the History Theatre on July 28th. 

More info can be found at:



June/ July 2019

Elena is so excited to perform with Theater Elision in "Ruthless!" as Miss Thorn.  Performances will be July 11th-21st, 2019 at Theater Elision's NEW performance space in Crystal, MN!   More information can be found at:


Nautilus Composer/Librettist Studio 2019

May 18th, 2019

Elena is so excited to participate in Nautilus Music Theater's Composer/Librettist Studio in 2019! The performances will be  June 2nd and 3rd. More info below!


The Nautilus Composer-Librettist Studio is designed to provide an opportunity for five writers and five composers to work with five professional performers, exploring the possibilities and basic elements of music-theater. The studio focuses on the process of collaboration through a series of brief exploratory assignments for the writers and composers. The exercises are then sight-read by the performers in brief working sessions. The participants rotate partners, and the process is repeated four more times. Within the two-week period, all composers work with all writers and all performers. Toward the end of the studio, an informal reading of all the compositions is held.

Lend Me a Tenor at Old Log Theatre

October 26th, 2018-February 16th, 2019

Elena is so excited to be a part of "Lend Me a Tenor" at Old Log Theatre from October 2018-February 2019! She will be playing the role of Diana, as well as understudying Maggie. Elena is so excited to work at a theater she's been dying to work at since she moved to the Twin Cities!  Tickets can be found below:


Remembering Pins & Needles

September 6th-16th, 2018

Elena is thrilled to be working with Theatre Elision on "Remembering Pins & Needles", a docu-musical about the hit 1937 show that was the longest running show on Broadway until Oklahoma! With music by Harold Rome, the musical was performed solely by members of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union, and many of the songs were covered by Barbra Streisand on one of her first albums. This charming little show runs from September 6th-16th at the Howard Conn Fine Arts Center and is performed by a four-person ensemble, all of whom are proud members of Actor's Equity Association!

Tickets below:


Mamma Mia!

February 26th, 2018

Elena is thrilled to return to the Ordway this summer for the high-energy smash hit, "Mamma Mia!" Elena will be playing Ali.  The show runs from July 17th-August 5th at the Ordway Theater in Saint Paul, MN. Stay tuned for more press/details!

Cabaret at the Troubadour!

February 26th, 2018

Elena is so excited to be performing music by Ingrid Michaelson and Sara Bareilles with dear friend and local talent Leslie Vincent, and accompanied by the very talented (and fellow NYU alumni) Eric Komo!

Monday, February 26th at 7:30 PM at the Troubadour Wine Bar in Minneapolis!


Troubadour Wine Bar

2827 Hennepin Ave

Minneapolis, MN 55408

Understudy Magic Galore!

January 15th, 2018

Elena just finished up her run of "Annie" at the Ordway, where she performed her ensemble track, in addition to going on for both of her understudy roles a total of 7 times.  Grateful for the experience and looking forward to 2018!

"Annie" at the Ordway

September 20th, 2017

Elena is thrilled to return to the Ordway for the holidays in "Annie", performing in the ensemble and understudy for Grace Farrell and Star to Be! December 7th-30th, 2017!


For info and tickets, please see below: 



"Meet Me in St. Louis" with Second Fiddle Productions

July 14th, 2017

Elena is happy to be rejoining Second Fiddle Productions, this time with "Meet Me In St. Louis", a classic feel-good musical comedy.  Tickets and info below:


Join us on August 28th, 7pm at Camp Bar for our 4th Season show: Meet Me in St. Louis! #SecondFiddleProductions #SecondFiddleMMISL $10 admission, $8 student senior.  https://www.secondfiddleproductions.com/currentreadings



Reading "I Call My Brothers" for Theatre du Monde

April 19th, 2017

Elena will be participating in a staged reading of "I Call My Brothers" for Theatre du Monde on Monday, June 5th, and Monday, June 12th at 7:30PM in Minneapolis. Location and further details to be announced!





Opening Night and Press for "One Man, Two Guvnors" at Yellow Tree Theatre

April 13th, 2017

"One Man, Two Guvnors" has opened at Yellow Tree Theatre! Elena is thrilled to be a part of this silly, stupendous show. 

This show runs from April 13th-May 21st, so get your tickets soon!



Upcoming Cabarets

January 23rd, 2017

Elena is thrilled to be performing the music of talented actor/singer/dancer/director/composer ( and Broadway veteran) Michael Gruber!


January 23rd, 7:30PM at the Troubadour Wine Bar in Minneapolis


Elena will perform at the Troubadour again on March 27th with good friend and musician/actor Leslie Vincent!


March 27th, 7:30PM at the Troubadour Wine Bar in Minneapolis. 

Recurring Soloist for Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church

October 23rd, 2016

Elena has accepted a position at Spirit of Hope: United Methodist Church in Golden Valley as an Alto soloist and quartet member, under the direction of distinguished Twin Cities music director Jerry Rubino.

She'll be singing and worshiping most Sundays at 10:00 AM.  


Signed with NUTS Talent Agency and Moore Creative Talent

October 7th, 2016

Elena has signed with NUTS Talent Agency as well as Moore Creative Talent, two on-camera/voiceover talent agencies in the Twin Cities. Elena's thrilled to start this next chapter!




Performing Solo Cabaret at Troubador Wine Bar: "S**T I Love to Sing"

December 19th, 2016

Elena will be performing at the Troubador Wine Bar in Minneapolis for a holiday fundraiser for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Minnesota.  

Elena will be performing from 7:00-9:00; come and have a drink and hear Elena and friends sing shit they love to sing.


Performing at December's Musical Mondays at Hell's Kitchen

December 5th, 2016

Elena is excited to be performing at Hell's Kitchen in Minneapolis for "Musical Mondays", a monthly cabaret series produced by local Twin Cities artist Max Wojtanowicz. 

Come on December 5th at 7:00PM to hear Elena and five other Twin Cities talents sing about our Grown Up Christmas Lists!

Click below to join Musical Monday's Facebook page!


Performing in "110 in the Shade" with Second Fiddle Productions

October 24th, 2016

Elena is thrilled to perform with Second Fiddle Productions for a second consecutive time this year!

The performance will be at Camp Bar on October 24th at 7:00PM.  

Click here for tickets and to find out more about Second Fiddle:


Cast in "One Man, Two Guvnors" at Yellow Tree Theatre

Performs April 14th-May 21st, 2017

Elena is thrilled to announce that she'll be playing the role of Dolly in "One Man, Two Guvnors" at Yellow Tree Theatre in Osseo, MN.

Playing in Spring 2017, follow the link below to learn more about Yellow Tree's 9th Season!


Performing in "Chess" with Second Fiddle Productions

August 22nd, 2016

Elena will be performing in Second Fiddle Productions'  "Chess", the sweeping musical by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus (formerly of ABBA). 

To get your tickets, click on the link below!


To read more about Second Fiddle, go here!


Performing in Ordway Extra for "A Chorus Line"

February 17th-24th, 2016

Before the February 17th and February 24th performances of "A Chorus Line" at The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Elena will be performing songs and chatting about "The Actor's Life" with fellow MN actor/singer Dieter Bierbrauer and accompanied by Andrew Bourgoin.  Tickets can be found here: 


Cast in "The Sound of Music" at the Ordway

September 9th, 2015

Elena is excited to be performing in her hometown at the Ordway Center from December 10th-Jan 2nd in "The Sound of Music".  She'll be performing in the ensemble as well as understudying the role of Maria.  For more tickets and information, click below:



Recording "The Girl in 14G"

September 2nd, 2015

Elena will be recording the popular musical theater song "The Girl in 14G", made famous by Kristin Chenoweth, written by Jeanine Tesori and Dick Scanlon.  The recording will be produced by Stage Stars Records and is the first professional recording of this song since Ms. Chenoweth recorded it on her album: "Let Yourself Go" .

Performing in "Falsettos" in Concert!

October 5th, 2015

Elena is thrilled to be performing the role of Cordelia in a concert production of "Falsettos", produced by her lovely friend Christine Hope.  More information to be announced shortly . 

Performing Off-Broadway in "Closer Than You Think"

June 1st, 2015

Elena is thrilled to be performing in a new musical produced by Strange Sun Theater Company called "Closer Than You Think".  Based on the movie 'Across the Tracks', written and directed by Sandy Tung, "Closer..." charts the struggle of one family trying to find their way back to each other. "Closer Than You Think" will be performed June 18th-27th at The Sheen Center (18 Bleecker Street) in the heart of beautiful NoHo, NYC. Please visit the website below for mor information and ot buy your tickets: 


Cast in Rodgers and Hammerstein Revue

April 15th, 2015

Elena is very excited to announce that she will be performing at Nelson Hall in Cheshire, CT in "Rodgers and Hammerstein: Broadway Masters". The performances will be October 21st-25th. Elena will be singing material from Rodgers and Hammerstein classics such as "South Pacific", "Cinderella", "The Sound of Music" and many others.  Check back for more information!

Cast in Columbia Stages Thesis Production

January 12th, 2015

Elena will be performing in "Gilgamesh: A Musical Epic"; a Columbia University Thesis production for the MFA Directing Program.  Elena's excited to work with this company again after performing with them last April.  Performance dates for "Gilgamesh" will be April 1st-4th.  Check back for more information!

Recording "The Music Man" with Stage Stars Records

December 5th, 2014

Very excited to be recording "The Music Man" with Stage Stars Records!  This record company has been recording Broadway accompaniment music for over 20 years. The Music Man will be recording at the end of January.  Check back for a sneak peek of the audio!


Visit stage-stars.com for more information.

Performing in Christmas Concert in Minneapolis

November 30th, 2014

Elena is excited to be performing in "A Merry Little Christmas Concert" and sharing the stage with Twin Cities professionals!  The concert will be one night only: Monday, December 22nd at 817 Main St. NE, Minneapolis MN.  More information to come!

Cast in RKO/Cap21 Reading

November 7th, 2014

Elena is excited to be a part of a new reading through RKO Productions/ Cap 21's New Works Writer's Residency!  She is performing in  "Zombies on Broadway!" written by Marshall Pailet and Jason Michael Snow and directed by Travis Greisler.  The reading will be performed at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 21st.  Check back for more updates!

Cast in Columbia Stages Production

March 1st, 2014

After recently moving back to NYC, Elena has been cast as Dara in Columbia Stage's Production of "The Sounds of My People".  Directed by Columbia University MFA directorial candidate Christopher Murrah, the production will play at the end of April.  To check out some of Christopher's previous work, click here:




 Check back for more updates!

Produced and Performed in MS Benefit at Hell's Kitchen

October 21st, 2013

Elena produced and performed in a benefit for the Multiple Sclerosis Society that was performed in bustling Hell's Kitchen in downtown Minneapolis.  This concert featured 9 talented performers and raised almost $2,000 to benefit MS research.  It was quite a memorable evening! To see footage, go to Elena's Media Page!

Cast in "Broadway Songbook Series" at the Ordway

June 1st, 2013

Elena is thrilled to have been cast in the Ordway Theater's "Broadway Songbook Series: Comden and Green", directed by James Rocco.  The Songbook team performs on the Ordway stage for an intimate, personal look into the stories behind the songs that created Broadway. Performances will be June 13-15, 2014.  For more information, please visit:




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Elena Glass is a graduate of New York University, and has been performing and working within the MN theatre community for the past six years. Born and raised in Roseville, Minnesota, Elena is a passionate advocate for accessible theatre for all ages. She joined Lakeshore Players Theatre as Development Manager in 2019, and made the transition to Production Manager in 2021. She has worked as an agent for NUTS, a commercial and voiceover talent agency, and also serves as an Event Manager/Coordinator for Surdyk’s Catering. As an actress in the Twin Cities, she’s been seen at the Ordway (Mamma Mia, The Sound of Music, Annie, Broadway Songbook Series; Comden and Green), Old Log Theatre (Lend Me a Tenor), Yellow Tree Theatre (One Man, Two Guvnors), Theatre Elision (Ruthless!, Pins & Needles), History Theatre (Christmas of Swing, Beyond the Rainbow), and Nautilus Music Theatre (Stations of the Heart), among others. She is thrilled to be a part of this vibrant and special community.