“The Wild West Show is not only a sweeping historical fresco, but an (unexpected) encounter with my mixed heritage. My French father, my Wendat mother and my profound identification with Quebec culture are all part of the adventure, much to my delight.”
Dominique Pétin is an actor and singer. Her theatre highlights include her role in Alexis Martin’s trilogy L’histoire révélée du Canada français, 1608 à 1998. She has also appeared in numerous films, most recently Léa Pool’s Et au pire, on se mariera, Louise Archambault’s Gabrielle, and Stéphane Lafleur’s En terrains connus. Television viewers know her for her roles on Victor Lessard, 30 vies, Unité 9, Subito texto, and L’auberge du chien noir, among others. She also played Madame Lamothe in the Web series Mere & fille, directed by Lyne Charlebois. Dominique received the 2006 Masque for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role for her performance in Wit (presented at the Théâtre de Quat’Sous), and the 1997 Prix Gémeau for Best Female Actor for her performance as Lyne in Sous un ciel variable. She is a member of the singing/performance trio Le Brassières Shop.