Marie Brassard studied theater at the Conservatoire d'Art Dramatique de Québec. Since then she has devoted herself to the creation of new theatre and film. For many years she has been a close collaborator to director Robert Lepage. She has co-authored and performed in The Dragon's Trilogy, Polygraph, The Seven Streams of the River Ota, and Geometry of Miracles. For Lepage she has played Lady M. in Macbeth and Ariel in The Tempest. In film, she was Lucie Champagne in Le polygraphe, which she co-authored with Mr.Lepage, and performed the part of Hanako in the film NO. She was part of the film cast of The Claim, from the British director Michael Winterbottom and La loi du cochon, directed by Eric Canuel. This year she will play the part of Francine Juneau, a journalist in the political satire series Bunker. Her first solo play, Jimmy, has been presented in Montreal, Paris and Brussels and is currently touring Europe, USA and Canada. Artistic director of the production company Infrarouge Thétre, Marie is now working on her next play, entitled La noirceur.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.
Marie Brassard Facts
|Bunker, le cirque (2002) -mini as Francine Juneau|
|Past Perfect (2002) as Bernadette|
|La loi du cochon (2001) as Carole Massé|
|The Claim (2000)|
|No (1998) as Hanako|
|Polygraphe (1997) as Lucie Champagne|