Renowned as one of the great men of the theatre of his generation, this actor, producer, artistic director, author and translator was a founder and artistic director of the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde and was the first francophone to hold the position, until recently, of Director General of the National Theatre School of Canada. This is a promotion within the Order.
Officer of the Order of Canada
Awarded on: December 17, 1971
Invested on: April 12, 1972
Artistic director of the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde. For his contributions to the theatre as actor, scriptwriter, author and set designer.