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Director

Alice Ronfard

Last updated: July 13, 2023

To date, Alice Ronfard has directed more than 40 plays, operas and dance shows and has won numerous awards. Her most notable productions include Shakespeare’s La tempête (The Tempest) (Grand Prix de la Communauté urbaine de Montréal), Claudel’s L’annonce faite à Marie (awarded the Prix de l’Association québécoise des critiques de théâtre), Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, and Euripides' Les Troyennes, for which she received the Gascon-Roux Award for direction. In 1997, she won the Canadian Museums Association’s Award of Excellence for her design of the exhibition Femmes, corps et âme at the Musée de la civilisation in Quebec City.

From 1996 to 2003, she directed the French section of the National Theatre School of Canada alongside André Brassard.

For the past few years she has been working with young authors, directors and actors from the Montreal theatre community, including Sébastien Harrisson (Floes at Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui and La cantate intérieure at 2 Mondes), Evelyne de la Chenelière (L’imposture at Théâtre du Nouveau Monde and Une vie pour deux at Espace GO), Emmanuel Schwartz (Bérénice and Le partage at Théâtre La Chapelle, and Exhibition for the FTA), Dany Boudreault (e at Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui), and Mani Soleymanlou (Un and Deux at Théâtre La Chapelle). Alice also regularly teaches acting, set design and production at various theatre schools. 

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