Marie Brassard is a Quebec actress, author and theatre director living in Montreal. For many years her professional endeavors were closely linked with Robert Lepage. Under his direction, she participated along with other artists in the creation of several plays and films, among them The Dragons' Trilogy, Polygraph, The Seven Streams of the River Ota and Geometry of Miracles.
In 2001, she created her first solo production, Jimmy, within the framework of the Festival de Théâtre des Amériques, now Festival TransAmériques. In the meantime, she has produced six other works – The Darkness, Peepshow, The Glass Eye, The Invisible, Me Talking to Myself in the Future and Trieste – in which she has continued to experiment with technology and explore the many ways with which sound can be manipulated in theater. By interlacing voices and music and traversing the planes of reality, she leads audiences to a world where the boundaries between public and private dissolve and the relationship between human beings and technology becomes intimate. Her unique work, performed both in English and French, has made her a singular voice in contemporary theater, receiving widespread acclaim in many cities across America, Europe and Australia.