September 6, 2023

Welcome Elliott and Ben!

The Arden Theatre welcomes not one but two new Professional Programming Presenters to the Arden Theatre. Meet Elliott Garnier and Ben Sures:


Elliott Garnier has been working in the arts and entertainment industry for nearly 20 years. He began his career with an internship on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2005. Since then, he has worked as a programming producer with CKUA, CBC Radio One, and CBC Music. As a Senior Producer with CKUA he organized live festival programming, in-studio sessions, and community concerts across Alberta. Elliot is beyond excited to bring his passion for showcasing Canada’s vibrant music, arts, and culture scene to his new role. He is pleased to present 26 outstanding shows this season!



You may recognize the name Ben Sures, he has been a professional songwriter and touring musician since 1994. Ben has produced several Canada Live concerts for CBC and for the last 12 years has programmed the entertainment for The Works Art and Design Festival. Sures is also a member of Harcourt House where he has his own painting studio. Ben has a passion for the arts, loves to make cultural connections and believes that art brings people together. He is looking forward to the season ahead and getting to know the Arden audience!