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Chouinard, Denis

Quebec actor/playwright who received his diploma in acting from the CEGEP Lionel-Groulx in 1971. Thanks to a grant, he was an apprentice for ten months at the École supérieure d'art dramatique du Théâtre National de Strasbourg, France.

Beyond his activities as playwright, adapter, translator, and teacher, Denis Chouinard has directed, especially for the Théâtre Sainfoin, of which he was a member, and for Théâtre la Seizième in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was also an animator for the Théâtre du P'tit Bonheur in Toronto, Ontario, and a movie critic for Radio-Canada.

Back in Montreal in 1985, he got his BA in political science from Concordia University, followed by his Masters in 1988.

His plays include: Salut Galarneau! (Théâtre Sainfoin, 1973), and Titre provisoire: Roméo et Juliette (Théâtre du Gros Mécano, 1984). Translations include Collin Thomas' One Thousand Cranes (Théâtre du Gros Mécano, 1987).

See also: French Language Theatre Outside Quebec.

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Last updated 2020-11-02