Sarah Berthiaume.

Sarah Berthiaume

Graduating from the theatre program of Lionel-Groulx College in 2007, Sarah Berthiaume is an author, actor and co-founder of Abat-Jour Théâtre company. Her first play Le Déluge après received the Égrégore Prize 2006, and was presented in a staged reading at the Fifth Festival Jamais Lu in Montreal. That text was also selected by the SACD to be staged read at the Avignon festival in 2007 before being created, in 2008, at Rubrique Theatre in Jonquière, and then in the Fall of 2010, in its English version at La Chapelle Theatre in Montreal. She is also the author of Disparitions (Dramaturgy in Dialogue 2009), Villes Mortes (Jean-Claude Germain auditorium, Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui 2011, Michel Tremblay Prize finalist 2011), P@ndora (Youtheatre production, Spring 2012) and Les orphelins de Madrid (Petit Théâtre du Nord production, Summer 2012). Her play Yukonstyle (finalist for the Gratien-Gelinas Prize in 2010, Les Francophonies en Limousin – Limoges 2011, Nouvelles Zébrures – Paris 2012, Text’Appeal – Lyon 2012) will be, in the Spring of 2013, produced simultaneously at Théâtre d’Aujourd’hui in Montréal and at the Théâtre national de la Colline national in Paris.