Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the National Circus School and its Foundation is comprised of 16 members whose renewable mandate is for a one-year period.

Executive Committee

Sébastien Guénette

President of the National Circus School
Head of Legal, Juul Labs Canada


Suzanne Bertrand

Vice-President, Finance and Risk Management, Professionals’ Financial


Sylvie Bovet

Vice-President, Fransylval inc.

Anthony Amiel

President of the National Circus School Foundation
General Manager, Groupe Amiel


Catherine Laurin

Senior Portfolio Manager, BMO Nesbitt Burns


Geneviève Beauchamp

Regional Vice-President, National Bank


Caroline Couillard

Global Head of Public Relations, Public Affairs and CSR, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group


Julie Durocher

Director and elected representative of the students’ parents


Jonathan Fortin

Altium Wealth Architecture


Jean-Benoît Houde

Director and Director, Communications and Outreach, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Éric Langlois

Director and General Manager, NCS

François Lecavalier

Upcoming title


Carol O’Sullivan



Karl Tabbakh

Director and Managing Partner, McCarthy Tétrault


Itzel Viruega

Circus arts teacher and elected staff representative of the NCS


Claire Zikovsky

Associated at Stikeman Elliott

Annual Reports

To learn more about our achievements and our contribution to the field of circus arts, we invite you to consult our annual activity reports. 

2018-2019 Annual Report

In 2018-2019, the School welcomed over 150 students from 8 Canadian provinces and 25 nationalities. Since its founding in 1981, the National Circus School has played a crucial role in the development of circus arts in Canada and around the world.


Previous Annual Reports

2017-2018 2016-2017 2015-2016
2014-2015 2013-2014 2012-2013
2011-2012 2010-2011 2009-2010
2008-2009 2007-2008 2005-2006

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