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Vincent, Isabelle

Isabelle Vincent
Isabelle Vincent. Photo by Xavier Cyr.

Quebec-based actor, born in Montreal.

She studied at the National Theatre School of Canada, graduating in 1986, before spending time in Toronto (where she appeared in Jean-Marc Dalpé's Le chien at Factory Theatre (dir. Brigitte Haentjens, 1988). The production toured to Limoges, France and to the Festival de Théâtre des Amériques (now Festival TransAmériques).

She has appeared in over twenty-five plays at most theatres in Montreal, including Bérénice (dir. Haentjens, 1992); Marco Micone's Addolorata (dir. Olivier Reichenbach, 1996); the Théâtre de Quat'Sous production of George F. Walker's La fin de la civilisation (October, 1999); and in the Just for Laughs production of Les Jumeaux Vénitiens/The Venetian Twins (June, 2000).

She is a co-founder of the troupe Les Éternels Pigistes and appeared in their brilliant production of Quelques Humains by Pierre-Michel Tremblay (September, 1998).

In 2006 she co-created with Sylvie Drapeau Avaler la mer et les poissons, produced by le Théâtre de la Manufacture. Vincent and Drapeau then collaborated on the Les saisons. More recently, she has appeared in Ronfard nu devant son miroir by Daniel Brière and Évelyne de la Chenelière, L’affiche by Philippe Ducros, Après moi by Les Éternels Pigistes, Le roi se meurt de Frédéric Dubois, Le prénom, a production by Juste pour rire, and Les voisins by Frédéric Blanchette. In 2016, she performed in Saint-André de l’épouvante, La mort des Éternels, and Pourquoi tu pleures?; and in 2017 in Psychédélique Marilou.

Isabelle Vincent has also appeared often on television and film, and has a large following of fans.

Profile by Gaetan Charlesbois.

Last updated 2020-11-19