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Marie-Hélène Falcon

Marie-Hélène Falcon – As co-founder and, since 1983, Director General and Artistic Director of the Festival de Théâtre des Amériques, Madame Falcon has achieved international recognition for her work to present outstanding contemporary theatre to audiences both at home and abroad. Upon completing her studies in Philosophy and Theatre at the Université du Québec à Montréal Madame Falcon’s early career included positions as Artistic Director Festival du théâtre étudiant and Co-director l’Association québécoise du jeune théâtre. Among the many honors she has received for her extraordinary achievement are most notably being named Chevalier de l’Ordre des arts et des lettres by the French government and as Officier de l’Ordre national du Québec.

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