Emilie Leclerc is a Vancouver-based actor, creator and director who works in both French and English. With Théâtre la Seizième, Emilie performed in Écran de Fumée , Le Portrait Gooble (Jessie award for best TYA production of 2012), held the lead role in L’Enfant Problème (nomination for a Jessie Richardson Award for best performance by a lead actress). In English, Emilie recently performed in Einstein’s Gift (Enemies of the Stage), The Vic (Terminal Theatre), Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love (Twenty-Something Theatre) and Guys and Dolls (Gateway Theatre). As a creator, Emilie is part of the pan-Canadian collective Les Petites Cellules Chaudes who developed a daring multi-media show based on social media called iShow, which will be presented for the second time in Montreal at Usine C next Spring. She is a graduate of Studio 58’s professional acting training in Vancouver, has training in clowning and bouffon from École Philippe Gaulier in France, and holds an undergraduate degree in International Development Studies and English (Drama) from McGill University. Next up, Emilie will be performing in the physical theatre creation Maurice & Rita in the Spring of 2013, followed by Munsch to say! at Chemainus Theatre Festival in the Summer of 2013.