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2PAR4, Théâtre français du Centre national des arts, and Théâtre la Seizième

2PAR4 is a Vancouver-based producing entity headed by Gilles Poulin-Denis

About

2PAR4 is a Vancouver-based producing entity headed by Gilles Poulin-Denis whose mandate is to develop, produce, and tour contemporary work for the stage. By creating new work centred on artistic collaboration, 2PAR4 aims to diminish the distances and other barriers that divide artists from different communities.

Artists

Gilles Poulin-Denis
General and artistic director

Originally from Saskatchewan, Gilles Poulin-Denis is an actor, playwright, director, translator and dramaturg. He is a graduate of l'Université du Québec à Montréal's theatre program. As an actor, Gilles has worked with numerous theatre companies from Vancouver to Brussels. He has written three full length plays (Rearview, Statu Quo, and Dehors) and many other short plays.

He recently worked on three major collaborative works, ishow, Après la Peur and Gabriel Dumont's Wild West Show. His plays have received numerous awards and nominations over the years and have been presented all over Canada, Spain, Belgium and France. Gilles was associate playwright at the National arts Centre's French theatre under Wajdi Mouawad. He is also a founding member of the artist collective Les petites cellules chaudes and for which he was managing director from 2013 to 2015. He is also Artistic Director at the National arts Centre's Zones théâtrales Biennial.

2PAR4, Théâtre français du Centre national des arts, and Théâtre la Seizième

Events

June 8
  —  
8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Loosely inspired by Réjean Ducharme's book of poems L’Hiver de force, Straight Jacket Winter is a semi-autobiographical work about the the growing phenomenon of mass mobility and its repercussions for our social and emotional lives, and for our sense of who we are.

June 7
  —  
8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Loosely inspired by Réjean Ducharme's book of poems L’Hiver de force, Straight Jacket Winter is a semi-autobiographical work about the the growing phenomenon of mass mobility and its repercussions for our social and emotional lives, and for our sense of who we are.

June 6
  —  
8:00 pm

Straight Jacket Winter

Loosely inspired by Réjean Ducharme's book of poems L’Hiver de force, Straight Jacket Winter is a semi-autobiographical work about the the growing phenomenon of mass mobility and its repercussions for our social and emotional lives, and for our sense of who we are.

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