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Martine Beaulne

Having graduated from the Conservatoire d’art dramatique de Montréal in 1975, Martine Beaulne has had a career as an actor, director and teacher.
She turned to directing in the early 90’s, and she has since directed more than fifty plays, among which L’arbre des Tropiques and Mishima’s Les cinq nô modernes (1990-1991), La Locandiera by Goldoni(1993) Albertine, en cinq temps by Michel Tremblay (1995), Dom Juan by Molière (2000), Top Girls and Blue Heart by Caryl Churchill (2005-2006), Le doute by John Patrick Shanley (2007), Madame de Sade by Mishima (2012) Les muses orphelines by Michel Marc Bouchard (2013).

Martine has been teaching at École supérieure de théâtre at UQÀM since 1993. She has received several grants from Canada Council as well as Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec. Several of her productions have won prizes from L’Académie québécoise du théâtre, Unima Association and she received a Gémeaux for Albertine, en cinq temps. In the Fall of 2004, she published an essay on stage directing, Le passeur d’âmes, Leméac, collection Écritoire. In 2012, she published Voir de l’intérieur (Éditions Dramaturges), co-written with stage actor Sylvie Drapeau.

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