Actress, artistic director
1897-1992; born in Ottawa.
Important figure of franco-ontarian theatre, actress and founder/artistic director at Le Caveau.
PLayed her first important role in 1929 (one of Sainte-Thérèse de Lisieux's sisters).
Worked with Laurette Larocque-Auger, alias Jean Despréz in Hull; won a governor general award for best francophone actress for her role in L'Innocente, directed by Larocque-Auger in 1935.
Played her last role after the Second World World at age 50; she played a young 18 year old Maria Chapdeleine, and triumphed.
Founded La Comédie nouvelle in 1948 and committed herself full-time to artistic direction and teaching in Ottawa.
A 6-hour documentary film on her life was made by André Fortier - 30 ans de théâtre parisien à Ottawa; Florence Castonguay, comédienne et directrice de théâtre.