Larissa Corriveau is an artist who transcends classifications. An actress, author and director, she has made a name for herself in the Montréal theatre scene, where she has worked with such luminaries as Marie Brassard (La fureur de ce que je pense and Beat Attitude), Alice Ronfard (Candide ou l’Optimisme), Brigitte Haentjens (Richard III and L’opéra de quat’sous), Catherine Vidal (Je disparais), Florent Siaud (Toccate et fugue), Marie-Ève Milot (Chienne(s)), Olivier Kemeid (Les manchots), Alexandre Marine (La cerisaie), Philippe Ducros (L’affiche and Eden Motel), Oleg Kisseliov (Emily Dickinson), Emmanuel Schwartz (Nathan) and many more.
In 2019, Larissa drew acclaim for her film debut in Denis Côté’s Ghost Town Anthology (selected to compete at the 69th Berlinale); her portrayal of the fragile and mystical Adèle was unanimously lauded by critics, who called her the “revelation of the film.” She went on to act in several other film productions: Denis Côté’s Social Hygiene, That Kind of Summer and Mademoiselle Kenopsia; Stéphane Lafleur’s Viking; and Ara Ball’s Hurricane Boy Fuck You Tabarnak!
Larissa has been lauded for her versatility and solid physical technique, and has worked with a number of Montréal choreographers and performers, including Estelle Clareton and Geneviève La.
She has been a finalist for the Prix Arthur Rimbaud from the Maison de Poésie de Paris (2007 and 2008) and the Prix de poésie Radio-Canada (2011). Her poems have been read as part of numerous events and published in literary journals in Montréal and Paris.
Larissa is also the founder of the production company La Demeure, where she writes, directs and produces short films and music videos screened at festivals around the globe.
She has several television appearances under her belt as well, including in Toute la vie, Motel Paradis, L’échappée, À cœur battant and Les yeux fermés.