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Nancy Tobin

Finalist, 2015

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Nancy Tobin is a sound artist and designer for theatre productions. Her collaborations have been presented in Canada and internationally for nearly twenty­five years. Amongst others, she has worked with directors Denis Marleau (Les Aveugles, Quelqu’un va venir, Intérieur, Les Reines, Othello) and François Girard (Le Procès, Novecento). She also has collaborated with choreographer Danièle Desnoyers (Concerto Grosso pour corps et instruments, Duos pour corps et instruments).

Nancy Tobin specializes in vocal amplification specifically for theatre and has developed a unique style using unusual audio speakers to transform the sound qualities of her creations. She regularly speaks about her work in conferences in Canada, the United States and Europe. She teaches sound design at UQAM’s École supérieure de théâtre.


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