Julie Lachance

Artistic advisor

Formed in the dance milieu, Julie has worked in the Quebec circus world for 30 years as choreographer, director, educator, and artistic director and advisor.

She has collaborated in numerous circus and dance productions in Montreal and abroad. Among the many projects: she was choreographer for the Dralion show of Cirque du Soleil, Synfunia and Chameleon for Salto Natale of Switzerland, and Ulalena for Maui Myth and Magic in Hawaii. She was also artistic director and director of Sandy Silva’s My Dance, Do I know you? and Apartment #21, and directed and staged Arsenal à musique’s L'Arche and Alice shows.

Since 1986, Julie has worked at the École nationale de cirque and contributed to establishing its pedagogical structure. Her name also appears as collaborator in the creation of numerous circus acts, some of which have won awards at prestigious festivals in France, China, Belgium and Monaco.  Working either solo or as part of a team, she has designed and staged over 15 shows for the ENC.