David Laurin is an actor, artistic director, translator, and dancer. A talented performer with theatre a diploma from the Lionel Groulx College in 2005.
To this day, he has translated over fifteen plays. His translations were performed at the Trident Theatre, La Licorne, Espace Go, as well as the Prospero theatre. Amongst those texts are Ceux que l’on porte by Andrew Dainoff, Farragut North by Beau Willimon, L’absence de guerre by David Hare, and Constellations by Nick Payne.
As a performer, David Laurin makes his first step on stage in 2005 in Antony and Cleopatra at the National Theatre du Nouveau Monde. He continuously impresses his audience with an arsenal of over twenty productions including Les Misérables, Le Cid, Le Petit Roy, Of Mice and Men. David is also a dancer in Un peu de tendresse, bordel de merde! And La pornographie des âmes de Dave St-Pierre. On the small screen, he portrays a young Jean Duceppe in the eponymous series, and has memorable small performances in Minuit le soir, Virgnie, Les hauts et les bas de Sophie Paquin, Le coeur a ses raisons. He obtains his first lead role in a feature film in 2009 in À vos marques party! 2. In 2009, taken by a strong desire to establish a durable bridge with the emerging Anglo-Saxon dramaturgy, David Laurin cofounds LAB87. This Montreal based company has notably produced L’obsession de la beauté, Les flâneurs célestes, Scotstown, the English version, and Tribus.
David is also one of the artistic directors of the infamous Duceppe Theatre.