Joanie Deschâtelets discovers contemporary dance through the dance program of the Cégep de Drummondville and then decides to continue his training at L’école de danse contemporaine de Montréal. Upon completing her studies, she will perform for Lucie Grégoire in the play À ciel ouvert for FTA 2011. Interested in multidisciplinary art, in spring 2011, she initiated a film project combining 2D animation and dance with the cartoonist Pascal Laquerre. In the same vein, she participated in a film project directed by Jean Ranger in collaboration with the SAT.
She has been enthusiastically involved in La Grande Fente/ Isabelle Boulanger projects since June 2011. Thanks to her playful and radiant personality as well as her singular red-haired hair, she was drafted to take on a role in the play Vie et mort de l’élégance (2012) by choreographer Marie Béland.
Related work: Vie et mort de l’élégance