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Our Team

Board of Directors

Julie Cousineau, Nedgy Augustin, Jean-Paul Bellon, Pierre A. Goulet, Judith Ouimet, Kathleen St-Pierre, Natacha Engel, Alix Laurent, Anik Bissonnette, Martin Massé, Michelle Proulx. Missing from the photo: Caroline Tessier | photo: Peter Morneau

Executive Committee

Treasurer
Nedgy Augustin
President
Résidence Dahlia

Administrator
Julie Cousineau
Senior Director of Legal Affairs and Conformity
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Chairman
Pierre A. Goulet
President
Gestion Scabrini Inc.

Administrator
Martin Massé
Assistant Director
Grandir Santé

Vice-chairwoman
Kathleen St-Pierre
Partner
Deloitte

Secretary
Caroline Tessier
Director - Communication Department
Université du Québec à Montréal

Administrators


Jean-Paul Bellon
Chairman
Gestion Jean-Paul Bellon inc.


Natacha Engel, LL.M., M.S.V.D., MBA
Senior Policy Advisor
Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade


Pierre-Marc Fortier-Landry
Director of the Department of Supply of Goods and Services
Société des alcools du Québec


Mathieu Laneuville, ing., M.Sc.A.
Assistant Executive Director
Réseau Environnement


Judith Ouimet
Radio Host, Dance Critic and Narrator


Michelle Proulx
Artistic Advisor and Administrator


Michèle Viau-Chagnon, C.Q.
Founder and member of the board of directors
Le Phare, Enfants et Familles

Management

Direction

L’École supérieure is managed by experienced two-headed management with Anik Bissonnette, Artistic Director, and Alix Laurent, Executive Director.

Alix Laurent and Anik Bissonnette

Alix Laurent and Anik Bissonnette | photo: Peter Morneau

Artistic Director
Anik Bissonnette, O.C., C.Q., O.M.
Artistic Director
École supérieure de ballet du Québec
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Executive Director
Alix Laurent
Executive Director
École supérieure de ballet du Québec
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Professional Division

Our teachers at the Professional Division, Autumn 2018 | photo: Peter Morneau

Ballet
Samuel Abramian
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Ballet
Beverley Aitchison
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Ballet
Gaby Baars
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Improvisation
Gioconda Barbuto

Ballet
Émilie Barrette

Ballet
Andrea Boardman
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Ballet
José Manuel Carreño
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Contemporary Dance
Louis-Martin Charest

Nutrition
Alexia De Macar

Career Management
Youri de Wilde

Ballet
Anne Dryburgh
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Ballet
Dianela Dupotey Varela

Ballet
Claude-Anik Fortin

Ballet
Nathalie Gérard

Psychology
Jo-Anne La Flèche

Contemporary Dance
Marie-Ève Lafontaine

Ballet
Catherine Lafortune

Ballet
Pascale Lalonde

Ballet
Mélanie Lebrun

Dance History
Marie-Josée Lecours
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Ballet
Marisol Martinez

Ballet
Robin Mathes
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Contemporary Dance
Alisia Pobega

Ballet
Lesya Samar
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Ballet
Amets Santxez Munain

Ballet
Muriel Valtat
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Character Dance
Monik Vincent

Ballet
Christine Williams
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Professional Division - Accompanists

Division professionnelle - accompagnateurs musicaux

Our accompanists at the Professional Division, Autumn 2018 | photo: Peter Morneau

Pianist
Ian Baird

Pianist
Hakim Boudaa

Pianist
Isabelle Bruneau

Pianist
Lucie Cauchon

Pianist
Julie Choi

Percussionnist
Yves Cypihot

Pianist
Geoffroy Doyon

Pianist
Jean-François Duchesne

Head of Pianists and Music Education
Elaine Gaertner

Pianist
Marc-André Lamirande

Pianist
Oscar Silva Mantilla

Pianist
Olga Trofanova

Pianist
Yawen Wang

Recreational Division

Teachers

Our teachers at the Recreational Division, Autumn 2018 | photo: Peter Morneau

Adults
Christiane Allaire

Children
Émilie Barrette

Adults
Paul Bertrand

Children
Anna Bussey

Adults
Manon Forget

Children
Claude-Anik Fortin

Children and adults
Catherine Gonthier

Children
Olena Harasymowycz

Adults
Benjamin Hatcher

Assistant
Gianni Ibarra Alvarez

Children
Martin Labrie

Children
Alexandra Lacroix-Sauvageau

Ballet
Pascale Lalonde

Assistant
Patricia Lapointe Lafortune

Children
Mélanie Lebrun

Assistant
Julia Smith

Children
Anne-Sophie Viens

Recreational Division - Accompanists

Division récréative - accompagnateurs musicaux

Our accompanists at the Recreational Division, Autumn 2018 | photo: Peter Morneau

Pianist
Juan Manuel Andrade Gamboa

Pianist
Margarita Aouslender

Pianist
Ian Baird

Pianist
Philippe Bortsov

Pianist
Isabelle Bruneau

Pianist
Charles Dallaire

Pianist
Danielle Plamondon

Pianist
Yunyun Si

Pianist
Oscar Silva Mantilla

Pianist
Johan Struyve

Administration and Pedagogical Services

L'équipe de l'administration et des services pédagogiques

Administration and Pedagogical team, Autumn 2018 | photo: Peter Morneau

Director of Studies
Beverley Aitchison
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Coordinator - Adults Recreational Program
Christiane Allaire

Manager - Schedules and Human Resources
Lise Bernier
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Associate Director - Superior Cycle
Andrea Boardman
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Assistant - Registrar’s office and Communications
Amélie Boudreau

Graphic Designer
Julie Chaffarod

Executive Assistant
Estre Cota

Associate Director - Finance, Accounting and Building Management
Éric Dandonneau

Assistant – Customer Service
Anne-Flore de Rochambeau

Manager - Registrar’s office and Student Services
Youri de Wilde

Recruitment Manager
Anne Dryburgh
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Artistic Production Manager
Sophie-Estel Fernandez

Coordinator - Fundraising and Partnerships
Stella Fleury

Coordinator - Children Recreational Program
Manon Forget

Manager - Health Services
Nathalie Gérard

Assistant - School Organization and Student Services
Olivia Gomez

Customer Service Agent
Martine Labelle

Manager - Novice and Junior Cycles
Catherine Lafortune

Coordinator - Children Recreational Program
Pascale Lalonde

Customer Service Agent
Patricia Lapointe Lafortune

Customer Service Agent
Fauna Natasha Lopera Lopez

Assistant Director - Communications and Public Relations
Lili Marin

Customer Service Agent
Julie Martin

Customer Service Agent
Cesar Reynel Aguilera

Customer Service Agent
Julia Smith

Administrative Assistant
Diane Viau

Associate Director - Teaching Program and Regional Partnerships
Christine Williams
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The only francophone institution in North America to offer professional training in ballet, L'École supérieure de ballet du Québec, bases its artistic, pedagogical and administrative practices on excellence, creativity, team spirit, respect and commitment. These great organizational values are at the root of our school's ethical behaviour and are known, integrated and shared by all staff working within the institution.

You can submit your spontaneous application at any time. Simply send your resume and a cover letter, specifying the position of interest to [email protected].

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