| Michel Bouchard|
| University of Ottawa|
The Orphan Muses, Lilies
| Tom at the Farm, Lilies, The Orphan Muses, The Girl King, Heat Wave|
Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Screenplay
The Tale of Teeka, Christina - the Girl King, The Coronation Voyage, Down Dangerous Passes R, The Orphan Muses
Xavier Dolan, Pierre‑Yves Cardinal, Linda Gaboriau, Michel Tremblay, John Greyson
Michel Marc Bouchard Wikipedia
Michel Marc Bouchard, OC CQ (born February 2, 1958) is a Canadian playwright. He has received the Prix Journal de Montreal, Prix du Cercle des critiques de l'Outaouais, the Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding New Play, the Floyd S. Chalmers Canadian Play Award, and nine Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards for the Vancouver productions of Lilies and The Orphan Muses.
In 1993, Bouchard and his theatre company Les deux mondes were awarded the National Arts Centre Award, a companion award of the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards.
Born in Saint-Cœur-de-Marie, Quebec, he studied theatre at the University of Ottawa.
Bouchard made his professional playwriting debut in 1983 and since then has written some 25 plays.
His best-known work is the play Lilies, which was produced as the movie Lilies by John Greyson. His play The Madonna Painter (Le Peintre des madones) has been translated into English and in 2010 was being performed in Canadian venues and receiving favorable reviews. It premiered in Toronto at the Factory Theatre, November 19, 2009.
His other plays have included The Coronation Voyage (Le voyage du Couronnement), The Orphan Muses (Les Muses orphelines), Down Dangerous Passes Road (Le chemin des Passes-dangereuses), Written on Water (Les manuscrits du déluge) and Tom at the Farm (Tom à la ferme).
Film director and screenwriter Xavier Dolan's 2013 film Tom at the Farm is an adaptation of Bouchard's play.
In 2012, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.