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ALEXANDRE FRANCOEUR

Alex Francoeur is a versatile professional dancer from Montreal. He is currently living in Los Angeles. He started his young career dancing for Marie Mai and on TV sets as "La Voix" and the Gala Artis. Alex travelled around Canada where he could teach and perform next to Ariana Grande, Jason Derulo, Kiesza and Neil Patrick Harris, to name a few... He pursed his travelling and stopped in The Big Aple, NYC to finally ended in Los Angeles. He performed on "Dancing with the Stars", "The Day Time Emmy Awards", "Wango Tango" and stand alongside DJ Tiësto and Sofia Carson. Recently Alex got the role of Joey in the musical "Saturday Night Fever".

 

CATHRYN CROFT

Cathryn Croft was born in Edmonton, Alberta but has called Montreal, Quebec her home for the past 25 years. She has an extensive background in Jazz, Tap and Ballet. Cathryn has taught and choreographed at various dance schools and companies across Canada for the past 25 years. Over the many years of teaching and choreographing she has developed the tools to effectively critique dancers and deliver it in a way that is fun exciting and inspiring. Cathryn is currently teaching at Academie de Ballet Metropolitain located in Montreal and studio J Danse Located in St-Julie, Quebec. Futhermore her dance career has led Cathryn in other directions such as artistic coordination, Stage Management, Director, Casting and Artistic Coach for Cirque du Soleil. She has the privilege to wrk on the following Cirque du Soleil Show's Kooza, La Nuba, Zarkana and Saltimbanco. Cathryn has assisted Debrah Brown (Academy award winner) For her show "Line 1" and presented a dance musical with Debrah called Yes! a flying Dance Experience. Cathryn has choreographed for The Collin Hunter Show and was Artistic Director and choregrapher for Dansez pour la vie. For 14 years Cathryn was the mediator and Artistic coordinator for Festival International de Danse Encore held in Trois-Rivières, Quebec. Throught the festival she had the honor to have met with such talents as Rex Harrington, Karen Kain, Evelyn Hart, Tap Dogs, Complexions, Desmonds Richardson, Cecilia Marta, Jason Samuel Smith and some of the dancers's from Celine Dion's show, New Day. Cathryn Has Adjudicated and judged many festivals and competitions across North America for over 20 years. She believes here knowledge and experience provide her the skills necessary to guide and inspire the next generation of dancers. Cathryn deems it a privilege and an honor to participate in the development of young artists and to share her love and passion for dance. 

 

TINA DESROCHERS

Native of Montreal, she is a passionate and versatile dancer. Recently, Tina had been the assistant- choreographer of Donna Feore on The Hockey Sweater: A musical at the National Arts Center. She, also, works as assistant-choreographer with Sean Cheesman on Prom Queen, and as choreographer on Fancy Nancy at the Segal Center in Montreal. In addition, Tina has been touring across Canada with the production Return To Grace. She had the opportunity to perform for the Toronto PanAm Games, Country Sexy (Casino de Montreal), Adventure of the Seas (Royal Carribean Cruise Line), Aida (Opéra de Montreal), Forever Michael(Cairo Opera House). She had the privilege to be the lead female dancer in the short film ONDEK. As a choreographer and teacher, Tina loves to be a part of the artistic path of a student, to see their evolution, to challenge to go beyond their limits and to guide them become the next generation of artists.