Bernard Meney is a graduate of the Grands Ballets Canadiens and the Conservatoire d’Art dramatique de Montréal.
In Europe, he danced for Maurice Béjart’s Ballet du XXe siècle and the Ballet du Capitole de Toulouse, among others. In Quebec, he has performed at the Quat’Sous, the TNM, the Rideau-Vert and at the NCT. He has also worked in film, as well as soap operas and TV dramas in the 1980s. Subsequently, he took part in Denis Marleau’s Théâtre Ubu adventure, where he met the choreographers Edouard Lock, Ginette Laurin and Daniel Léveillé.
After serving as head of performing arts at the Canadian Cultural Centre in Paris in 2000, he came back to Quebec to play a role in Feydeau-Haentjens ‘s On purge bébé at the Rideau-Vert in 2003. He then had a part in W. Mouawad’s Forêts, which played at Espace Go, the Trident, the National Arts Centre, the Festival d’Avignon (2009) and in Paris (2010).
He also performed in the one-man show called Comment on dit ça, « t’es mort » en anglais ?, by C. Guilmain and L. Naubert at Toronto’s Théâtre La Tangente. More recently, he was in Atik Rahimi’s Cendres for Pétrus (FTA – La Chapelle),L’Implorante and Requiem pour un trompettiste for La Tangente and the revival of Denis Marleau’s Oulipo Show at Espace Go. He also performed in Emmanuel Schwartz’s Nathan at the NAC and at the FTA’s 2012 edition.