Yves Hébert

Yves Hébert, pen name Yves Sauvageau, actor, playwright (b at Waterloo, Qué 17 May 1946; d at Granby, Qué 12 Oct 1970). After studies in education at the École normale de Sherbrooke (1963-65), he enrolled in the National Theatre School (1965-68).

Hébert, Yves

Yves Hébert, pen name Yves Sauvageau, actor, playwright (b at Waterloo, Qué 17 May 1946; d at Granby, Qué 12 Oct 1970). After studies in education at the École normale de Sherbrooke (1963-65), he enrolled in the National Theatre School (1965-68). He had previously founded a theatre company in Waterloo called La Lanterne (1962-63) and had performed with the Atelier and the Union théâtrale de Sherbrooke. When he left the National Theatre School, he toured Canada with the Jeunes comédiens of the Theatre Du Nouveau Monde (1968-69). Later he joined the Enfants de Chénier (1969-70), directed by Jean-Claude Germain at the Théâtre du même nom. He won 2 awards in Radio-Canada's Jeunes Auteurs competition (1966) for 2 short plays which were published under his pseudonym. His major plays were published and produced posthumously.