Anne-Marie Olivier

Last updated: February 15, 2024

Actor, playwright and director Anne-Marie Olivier graduated from the Conservatoire d’art dramatique de Québec in 1997. Her one-woman show Gros et détail was a rousing success across Quebec, France and Africa in 2004, earning her a Paul-Hébert performance award at the Prix d’excellence des arts et de la culture—an event recognizing exceptional contributions to the Québec City and Chaudière-Appalaches regions’ arts and culture scene—and the 2005 Masque du public Loto-Québec audience choice award. Olivier has since penned several other works, including Le psychomaton in 2007, Mon corps deviendra froid (for Théâtre de Quat’Sous) in 2011, Annette (her second solo project) in 2012, Scalpée in 2013, Faire l’amour in 2014 and Venir au monde in 2017 (winner of the 2018 Governor General’s Literary Award for drama). She was one of the contributing playwrights for 26 lettres : l’abécédaire des mots en perte de sens in 2014. In 2015, she also joined fellow authors for S’appartenir(e), an event combining theatre and literature. Olivier has showcased her acting talents in several NAC-hosted productions by Wajdi Mouawad, such as Forêts, Les trois sœurs and Temps. From 2012 to 2022, she served as the co-executive director and artistic director of Théâtre du Trident. She is currently the artistic director of the Bienvenue aux dames! theatre company, whose credits in

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