Actor, director and author Roland Laroche died Friday in Montreal at the age of 94 after a long illness.
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A man of theater and opera, he co-founded the Théâtre de l’Grégour with François Bert, for which he adapted many plays from classical European authors and the avant-garde in the 1960s.
In the early 1970s, Roland Laroche was associated with the Center for Dramatists (CEAD), and later worked for TNM, Rideau Vert and Quat’Sous. He has performed many works by Quebec writers such as Jacques Languriand.Big departures), Robert Couric (The hanged man) He taught acting and directing for a long time, first at the National Theater School of Canada, then at Sejeb Lionel-Crouulx in Sainte-Thérèse.
As an actor, he has acted in many television shows. Off Surprise box to do Beautiful stories from the countries aboveVia soap operas Like Virginie, with a capital A And Small homeland. The actor can be seen in films like cinema A few acres of snow (directed by Denis Héroux) and Frog and whale (Directed by Jean-Claude Lord).
He leaves to mourn his wife, Helen Stevens, producer and organizer of cultural events, and many friends from the theater world; Including author Michel Tremblay.
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