Martin Faucher

  • Artist (stage directon)

Biography

After training as an actor at the Option-théâtre at the CEGEP of Saint-Hyacinthe (1982), Martin Faucher first directed A quelle heure on meurt?, a collage that he created based on the book by Réjean Ducharme. With this production he won «the revelation of the year» given by the Association québécoise des critiques de théâtre. Other directing credits include Les mains bleues by Larry Tremblay, Les quatres morts de Marie by Carole Fréchette, which was a finalist for the «Grand prix de la critique» in 1998, two plays for young people by Jasmine Dubé, Pierrette Pan, ministre de l’enfance et des produits dérivés and La bonne femme, for which he won a «Masque» for best directing in 1996 and Pierre, Marie… et le démon by Michel-Marc Bouchard. He also directed Les sept jours de Simon Labrosse and Le collier d’Hélène by Carole Fréchette, as well as Dumouchon by Lise Vaillancourt and Du vent entre les dents by Emmanuelle Jimenez. At the Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui he directed La fille de Christophe Colomb, a solo piece adapted from a novel by Réjean Ducharme, performed in Montreal, Fribourg in Switzerland and Paris. Martin Faucher was also the president of the Conseil québécois du théâtre from 2005 to 2009.

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