2par4 est une structure de production basée à Vancouver et codirigée par Esther Duquette et Gilles Poulin-Denis.
2PAR4 is a Vancouver-based producing founded by Esther Duquette and Gilles Poulin-Denis. 2PAR4's mandate is to develop, produce, and tour contemporary work for the stage. By creating new work centred on artistic collaboration, 2PAR4 aims to diminish the distances and other barriers that divide artists from different communities.
General and artistic director
Originally from Saskatchewan, Gilles Poulin-Denis is an actor, playwright, director, translator and dramaturg. He is a graduate of l'Université du Québec à Montréal's theatre program. As an actor, Gilles has worked with numerous theatre companies from Vancouver to Brussels. He has written three full length plays (Rearview, Statu Quo, and Dehors) and many other short plays.
He recently worked on three major collaborative works, ishow, Après la Peur and Gabriel Dumont's Wild West Show. His plays have received numerous awards and nominations over the years and have been presented all over Canada, Spain, Belgium and France. Gilles was associate playwright at the National arts Centre's French theatre under Wajdi Mouawad. He is also a founding member of the artist collective Les petites cellules chaudes and for which he was managing director from 2013 to 2015. He is also Artistic Director at the National arts Centre's Zones théâtrales Biennial.