Alain has been working in the theatre and film for over thirty years. As an actor he has twice been nominated for a Gemini award for his work on the CBC comedy The Tournament, for which he won the 2006 Montreal ACTRA Award for Best Performance in Film or TV. He currently stars on the CBC comedy 18 to Life. He has performed on stage at Manitoba Theatre For Young Audiences, The Citadel, Manitoba Theatre Centre, The Banff Centre, The Stratford Festival and the Centaur Theatre, among others.
His directing credits include: The Complete Works of Wllm SHkspr (abridged) and Shakespeare’s Lost Play for Repercussion Theatre. The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine at Hudson Village Theatre, Fire for Theatre Lac Brome. Alain has also directed many first productions of Canadian plays, notably Alex Haber’s Housekeeping and Homewrecking and Colleen Wagner’s Down from Heaven (Imago Theatre). Alain has taught acting for camera, scene study and improv at Youtheatre and ASM Performing Arts. Among the many collective creations he has helped develop and direct are the Just for Laughs Fringe hit MöcShplat (a clown-gibberish adaptation of Macbeth) and the critically lauded Ümlout (a clown-gibberish adaptation of Hamlet).