Recognizing
Excellence and Innovation
in Canadian Theatre

Christian Lapointe

2007, selected by director Brigitte Haentjens

Theatre director, author, actor and musician, Christian Lapointe is the artistic director of the Théâtre Péril and cofounder of the Canadian theatrical collective CINAPS. He studied theatre at the Conservatoire d’art dramatique de Québec and the National Theatre School. Since 2000, he has mostly worked on symbolist plays and In-yer-face theatre. Lapointe is also the author of a cycle of plays grouped together under the title Théâtre de la Disparition. He has put on his own plays, including CHS (short for “combustion humaine spontanée”) and Anky ou la fuite / Opéra du désordre, with the Festival TransAmériques in Montreal, the Carrefour international de théâtre de Québec and in the official selection of the Festival d’Avignon.

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