|Solange Legendre "Self Portrait" 1953 Private Collection|
On her return to Montréal Legendre was quickly recruited by the Radio-Canada theatrical costume department. Over the course of her long career she worked for numerous prestigious theatre companies and won several national design awards. She was a gifted teacher as well, and taught in well-known institutions including the Conservatoire d’art dramatique, the National Theatre School, and the Université du Québec à Montréal. A collection of her personal papers is held at the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec.