Nicolas Archambault shot to fame after winning the first season of the Canadian version of “So You Think You Can Dance”. He later went on to become a judge of this same show. He accumulated worldwide renown as a dancer, choreographer, producer, director, and stage manager, collaborating with international stars such as Madonna, Janet Jackson, and many more. Nicolas Archambault exudes masculinity, debunking any preconceived ideas about male dancers. In a more modern version, he personifies the qualities that John Travolta did in the 70s: animal attraction, undeniable charisma, and touching sensitivity.
Saturday Night Fever is a unique entertainment event that has already seduced critics and impressed nearly 60,000 spectators at Le Capitole, notably for its elaborate dance numbers and high-tech special effects. Renowned dancer and choreographer Nico Archambault personifies Tony Manero, the mythical character brought to life on screen by John Travolta in the cult movie with the same name, marking an entire generation in 1977.
Based on the Paramount/RSO movie and the story by Nik Cohn, adapted for the stage by Robert Stigwood and Bill Oakes. / New version arranged and edited by Ryan McBryde, adapted, and presented by Philippe Hersen / Soundtrack by Domenico Torti for It’s Fresh
Wynn Holmes has always been inspired and passionate about all forms of dance. Synthesizing emotive movement with the narrative, Holmes explores body politics, interlacing them with feminism, social status, and race. Although her personal influences and creative gurus could be perceived as somewhat “underground”, Wynn Holmes manages to refine her sensitivity in pop culture productions, television series and large-scale performances. Her recent choreography and performance credits include: The Kills, Cœur de pirate, Madonna, Gap, Nike, MTV, So You Think You Can Dance Canada, Young Galaxy, Foxtrott, RZA and Cirque du Soleil. One of her first experiences in Quebec was as artistic director for the television production Ils Dansent.
Since the start of her career in 1998, we have seen Amélie B. Simard in many popular television series such as Les Lavigueur - la vraie histoire, Trauma, l’Auberge du chien noir as well as the web series Comment survivre aux week-ends. Most recently, we have seen her in Les jeunes loups, Web thérapie, District 31 as well as the web series Quart de vie. She made her mark in the theatre production of Don Juan in the role of Isabel. Amélie is also a singer/songwriter.
Since graduating from l’École supérieure de théâtre de l’UQAM, Joseph Martin has acted in some very popular television shows such as Virginie, O’, Yamaska and Les jeunes loups. A very versatile actor, Joseph has also performed on stage in productions such as Rêves en caisse, Album de finissants and La chaise, in which he played dual roles.
Mathieu Lévesque was one of the contestants in MixMania 2 in 2011, a reality music show on VRAK.TV. After touring all around Quebec and receiving a gold record for having sold over 40,000 copies, he completed his training in musical theatre at Collège Lionel-Groulx in 2015. Since then, Matthieu has toured as a singer and dancer with many bands throughout Canada and the USA.
Actor, singer and dancer, Gwendal Marimoutou is a great, and multi-talented artist who was discovered in France for his memorable performances in musicals such as The Lion King, Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song, and in movies such as Libre comme l’air and Les Profs, as well as in theatre productions (Résiste), and on television (La France a un incroyable talent and Pop’s Cool). He was recently seen with Garou on The Voice, la plus belle voix. Gwendal is currently working on his 1st album.
Her name came to her while she was meditating. It means offering to the Gods in Sanskrit. Originally from the Caribbean, she has been singing and dancing for as long as she can remember, and started to compose at the piano when she was only 12 years old. In 2009, she won the Sankofa Soul Contest and traveled to the USA to take part in the International Soul Summit, performing on stage with Erykah Badu’s band. After having accompanied many renowned artists such as Michel Polnareff, Shy’m and Christophe Willem in front of full houses, and singing in prime time and live for three years on Danse avec les stars, she moved to London to take acting, music, and musical production classes. She sang backup for Ed Sheeran. Inspired by different artists such as Björk, Whitney Houston, James Blake and Radiohead, her creativity has no limits, and she loves the element of surprise. In 2014, she wrote and co-produced a first mini eclectic album entitled Miosis with Davido, a cinematographic production featuring captivating bass rhythms, trip hop, edgy rock, and sensual vocals that gravitate between tenderness and rage. In 2016, she continued her acting training at Studio Pygmalion.
David cumulated plenty of stage experience while studying pop and jazz singing at Cégep de Drummondville and obtaining his Bachelor’s Degree at Laval University. He toured with Gregory Charles and his group The Rainbows, which led him to travel to the USA and France to participate in contests and for several professional contracts. He has performed in hundreds of corporate shows with the group Tone Call and several shows with the Cabaret du Casino de Montréal. After reaching the semi-finals on La Voix in 2016, he was hired as a backup singer for the first season of La Voix Junior. He often does studio recordings for Les dieux de la danse under the direction of David Laflèche.
A Columbian dancer trained in classical, modern, jazz, hip hop and ballroom dancing, Juliana started her professional career with the Folklórico ballet company in Antioquia Medellin, and took part in several major worldwide tours. In France, she worked with some major choreographers such as James Carles, Carl Portal, Hakim Ghorab, Kamel Ouali and Zack Reece. For the past 7 years, she has been a choreographer and dancer for Ubisoft, a leading creator and worldwide distributor of computer videogames. She also worked with several renowned artists such as Christine and the Queens, Matt Pokora and Céline Dion.
Hip hop and urban contemporary dancer, Chad follows his heart and passion. He firmly believes that each dancer is unique. After having practiced several different types of dance, he discovered his true style and has never stopped evolving through his art. He hopes to inspire others, and share his love for dance. Chad has offered some remarkable performances on television shows such as En mode Salvail and Ils dansent, as well as in the movie Danse ta vie, and on tour with the Black Eyed Peas in 2011 and Marie-Mai’s Miroir 3.0 tour, with Patrick Bruel in 2015, and IAM in 2009 for the Festival d’été de Québec, the Festival International de Percussion in 2014, and at Karv l’anti.gala in 2013.
Born in Catania, Sicily, Andréa discovered dancing by chance at the age of 8 through Latin dance classes. His curious nature led him to discover new forms of dance such as classical and modern ballet at l’école Les Ballets where he won many national contests. Drawing from his experience, he joined l’Opéra de Rome at 14 and became a solo performer for the DCE Danzitalia Company. He participated in several television shows such as the well-known Italian production Amici, in which he was noticed by choreographer Carl Portal. In 2012, he was recruited by Portal to be part of the stage production of Romeo and Juliet for their Asian tour. Andréa then moved to Paris where he performed in productions such as Robin Hood and, more recently, Flashdance. Throughout his young career, he has been fortunate enough to work with many renowned choreographers and artists, such as Shy’m.
Originally from Toronto, Kristian moved to Montreal 4 years ago, looking to expand his knowledge and network. He has worked with major artists such as Drake, Rihanna, Ariana Grande, and Kiesza, and performed on some of the most popular television shows, including La Voix, the Much Music Video Awards, and America's Next Top Model Live. Recently, Kristian danced backup for the legendary Jackson 5 on the La Voix Finale, and was featured as the male lead in the Kiwa Chip Commercial.
José Flores is a young graduate of l’école de danse contemporaine de Montréal. During his training, he worked with several choreographers and professional dance companies such as Parts+Labour_Danse, Sam Coren, Caroline Laurin-Beaucage, Darryl Tracy, Hélène Blackburn and his own dance company, Cas Public. He also graduated from Cégep Saint-Laurent’s dance program. José plans on becoming a hip hop and modern dance teacher. He is passionate about movement in dance and wishes to continue to explore dancing in all its complexity, not only in Quebec, but around the world, and particularly in Europe.
Originally from Saguenay, Cyndie has been dancing since the age of 11, beginning with ballet and urban (street) dance. She continued her dance training in the arts and studies program in high school. Her desire to perfect her dancing technique led her to the professional dance program at the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal, where she worked with several renowned choreographers, and graduated, last May. Her control and flexibility give a remarkable sense of balance to her dancing. She continues to evolve, guided by her great artistic sensitivity, constantly developping the artist that she has already become.
Alex Francoeur is a young dancer from Montreal, currently living in LA. After completing his professional training in jazz, hip hop, ballet, and modern dance, he seized the opportunity to travel through his art throughout Canada, the USA and France. His talent led him to perform with Ariana Grande, Jason Derulo, Marie Mai and René Simard, as well as le Cirque du Soleil. He has performed on television shows such as La Voix, Dancing with the Stars, Les dieux de la danse and En direct de l’univers.
Jocelyn trained as a professional dancer under teachers from various disciplines and environments, which gave him a strong ability to adapt while perfecting his own unique style. He started dancing at the age of 11 with jazz, classical dance and hip hop. At 16, he was captivated by performances by Pina Bausch, Dominique Bagouet and Merce Cunningham, developing a deep understanding of dance, and of its creative process. In high school, he completed his practical studies through theory, with teachers from the Maguy Marin and Pina Bausch institutes, and discovered improvisational and contact dancing. His strong desire to become a dancer led him to move to Paris where he worked in some contemporary productions with Abou Lagraa in El Djoudour and with Anthony Egéa in Bliss. He was then recruited as an actor/dancer in the stage production of Résiste.
Lauri-Ann took her first competitive gymnastics steps when she was just 7 years old, going on to study ballet and jazz. At 19, she moved to Montreal and discovered a passion for urban (street) dance. She joined a hip hop dance troupe and participated in several competitions and events, notably in Paris and Vancouver. Dancing has led her to travel to China, Egypt, Europe, and New York. We’ve seen Lauri-Ann dance with Véronic DiCaire, Neil Patrick Harris, Carly Rae Jepsen, as well as for many major companies such as Moment Factory and Royal Caribbean. We admired her talent on La Voix seasons 1 and 3, le Gala des prix Gémeaux, Karv l’anti.gala, the Canada Day celebrations, as well as in many music videos.
Cassie had the rhythm in her as soon as she took her first steps, which is why she chose to become a dancer. From Gatineau, Cassie was trained in many dance styles, but particularly in jazz, ballet and tap. She has been part of the PNT family since 2013. Specializing in hip hop, jazz and contemporary dance, Cassie has given some memorable performances on the television show En mode Salvail, in Marc Dupré’s show tour in 2016-2017, in the movie Danse ta vie, at the Canada Day celebrations in 2016, in Chasing Blue Moves, in Aetas, as well as in music videos for Foxtrott and Moshpit.
Dancer, choreographer and dance teacher from Montreal, Sarah found her place within the hip hop dance culture at 15. That’s when she decided to sign up for a hip hop dance class. At 16, she won the bronze medal at the World Hip Hop Dance Championship. Since then, she’s been invited to perform and teach her art in all the major cities of the world. We admired her talent in The Monster Show of Hip Hop in Los Angeles and she also performed for the Moment Factory, Cirque du Soleil, the Escapade Music Festival, and World of Dance. We have seen her on television on La Voix Junior and on So You Think You Can Dance Canada.
Born on March 20 1989 in Cannes, Alexandra has been dancing since she was 3 years old. She joined the Centre international de danse Vandelli at the age of 12. She became a professional dancer at 16 and went to Paris where she worked with several artists such as Yannick Noah, Shy'm, Matt Pokora, Mika, Katy Perry, LMFAO, David Guetta and Selena Gomez. She toured throughout France and abroad with Matt Pokora’s À la poursuite du bonheur. She was also part of the stage productions of Dracula and Adam & Eve, as well as Salut les copains, Disco and Love Circus at the Folies Bergères.