Updated: Monday, 08-May-00 19:09:05
Paula de Vasconcelos
Geneviève Martin in Paula de Vasconcelos' Pigeons
International production of Sam Shepard's Cruising Paradise
(photo: Louis Taillefer)
director and cofounder of Pigeons
International. She was born in Portugal.
She was educated at Concordia University and the Université de Québec à
Montréal before founding the company to explore multidisciplinary theatre
via masterpieces of the modern and classical repertory.
She has directed most of the company's works including Perdu dans
les coquelicots/Lost in the Poppies, Savage/Love, Cruising
Paradise and The Making of de Macbeth. Les Bachantes,
appeared in the 1999 Festival
de Théâtre des Amériques.
Her style is marked by a special attention to movement/dance and a
playfully intelligent approach to dramatic text.
She lives in Montreal with her partner, actor/director and Pigeons
co-founder Paul-Antoine Taillefer, and their daughter.
Mme de Vasconcelos now spends more time with work that is more purely
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