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Delisle, Jeanne-Mance

Playwright born in Abitibi, Quebec.

Delisle was a member of Théâtre de Coppe and the Centre dramatique de Rouyn, as well as animator of a drama program for young students.

Grants from the Canada Council and the Quebec Ministry of Culture allowed her to work on several projects including for theatre and television.

In 1979 her play Un reel ben beau, ben triste won her the Prix littéraire Abitibi-Témiscamingue.

Other plays include: Un rire oublié (Théâtre de Coppe, 1979), Le Mémoire d'or (Théâtre de Coppe, 1980) and the Governor General’s Award-winning Un Oiseau vivant dans la gueule (Théâtre de Coppe, 1987, subsequently performed across the province).

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Last updated 2020-05-11