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Therien, André

Quebec-based character actor/singer who studied in New York and who works in French and English.

He has appeared in ten separate North American productions of Les Misérables (including the Montreal bilingual one), as well as in Snapshot Productions' world-premiere of the musical Jeanne. He also played Lumière in the Toronto production of the mega-musical Beauty and the Beast.

Among his straight theatre credits are performances at Espace Go, Théâtre du Nouveau Monde and Théâtre de Quat'Sous. He won the award for best supporting actor from the Association québécois des critiques de théâtre for his performance in the Espace Go production of Billy Strauss.

In 2001, he translated and directed the French-language premiere of Michael Healey's The Drawer Boy (as Les étoiles d'Angus) for Théâtre les gens d’en bas, where it played to critical acclaim.

Last updated 2013-02-21