François Girouard is a composer, guitarist, drummer and videographer born in Joliette in 1976. He wrote several pieces for dance, including HopeMachine and Virginia Preston’s O!SweetMediatrix (2005 and 2002), Du pittoresque en danse (co-creation, 2004) and Ingrid Belley’s La fable hymnemobile (2001). He also composed for the theatre, Tailladés by Sophie Rouleau (2005), then Le maître et Marguerite et Cocktail by François Geoffrey (2001 and 2003). He is also behind the drums of the Dynamo Coleoptera training, a mixture of original music, dance, theatre and performance. When he has time, he makes video music. Some of his works have been presented at several international festivals, including Outer Limits in New York, ISEA 2000 in Paris and Electra in Montreal.