As an athlete, André participated in several Canadian championships on the trampoline and double mini-trampoline. He also performed as an artist in Cirque du Soleil’s early creations: La magie continue, Le cirque réinventé, Nouvelle experience and Alegria. Recipient of the 1987 Bronze Medal at the Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain for the group bicycle number in the La magie continue show, André's talent has been lauded for the famous “Les Pingouins” board number in Cirque du Soleil's Le cirque réinventé show. Concurrently, André pursued a career as a coach with the many Cirque du Soleil shows in which he appeared. He has aught the Korean board at the National Circus School since 1995 and now may come back as a guest instructor.