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Catudal, Michel

Set and costume designer, born in St-Jean d'Iberville, Quebec in 1940. Michel Catudal has worked with leading theatre, ballet and opera companies in Canada and the United States.

He studied at the École des Beaux Arts and then at the National Theatre School of Canada. From there he went to work at the Stratford Festival, where he stayed for several seasons, and won a Tyrone Guthrie Award.

Since then, he has worked as designer or prop-master at Manitoba Theatre Centre, Grand Theatre, London, Neptune Theatre, the National Arts Centre, and in New York (Lincoln Centre and Café La Mama).

In Quebec, Michel Catudal has worked at Théatre de l'Égrégore, Théâtre Populaire du Québec, Nouvelle Compagnie Théâtrale and at Théâtre d'Aujourd'hui.

Since 1970, he has taught at l'Université de Nontréal, and at CEGEP Lionel-Groulx. He has illustrated books by Marie-Claire Blais and Yves Thériault, and his painting have in exhibited in several galleries.

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Last updated 2020-09-03