Recognizing
Excellence and Innovation
in Canadian Theatre

Marilène Bastien

2015, selected by designer Anick La Bissonnière

Marilène Bastien has designed sets, costumes and props for theatre, circus and dance. After almost six years stage managing the international tours of La compagnie Marie Chouinard and La compagnie O Vertigo, she became a steady collaborator of Ginette Laurin in 2011, creating sets and costumes forLe sacre du printemps (CCN – Ballet de Lorraine and l’Opéra National de Lorraine) and Khaos (O Vertigo, 2012), as well as costumes for Soif (O Vertigo, 2014). She is also a close collaborator of choreographer Manuel Roque with whom she has worked since his first creation. She is part of the creative team of the festival Montréal Complètement Cirque and in the summer of 2015 she created costumes for the homage to Beau Dommage, Le monde est fou, a Cirque du Soleil production directed by Jean-Guy Legault. She has recently participated in creations with directors Michel-Maxime Legault (Ce que nous avons fait by Pascal Brullemans), Kristian Frédric (La vraie vie de Gennaro Costagiola by François Douan and Jaz by Koffi Kwahulé) and Bernard Meney (Je ne tomberai pas – Vaslav Nijinski, an adaptation of Vaslav Nijinski’s Journal).

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