Two fantastic speakers will join us this year from Cirque Du Soleil (France and Canada)!
Both are featured in the program, with an exclusive optional workshop with Massimo on our fourth day!
Choreographer, Artistic Director
Cirque Du Soleil
Massimo Agostinelli, South African Born, is a Montreal-based contemporary choreographer and international master teacher of Bouffon theatre. Agostinelli is one of Cirque du Soleil’s top artistic trainers of Bouffon and dance improvisation since 2004. He gives Bouffon workshops for their corporative / special events (i.e. Red Bull, Disney, Bombardier, World Young Presidents Organisation, HEC/Mosaic Montreal, and television projects amongst others. He has facilitated Creative Bangok 2016, Créa-France (2016/2017) Mosaic Lille 2017, Mind Camp 2017 and gave a TED talk on his transformative work at TEDx Lille, France in 2016. and Creative Mornings in Montreal in 2017. He teaches/choreographs for five major Canadian contemporary dance schools for the last 35 years. He has directed and created for Cirque Éloïse. Formed a new troupe Bouffon de Bellefeuille in 2016. A short documentary Le Ridicule Ne Tue Pas (Silly Does Not Kill) on his work and life was released this year and touring film festivals around the world.
Talent management & Culture Director
Cirque Du Soleil
Brigitte is an experienced Executive counting many achievements including change management, strategy development and successful deployment of such tasks. Strong international experience, known for constantly overachieving her goals and for her outstanding level of adaptability. Challenge-driven, eager to learn, looking to make and very comfortable working with a multidisciplinary and multicultural team. Brigitte has recently taken on the role of Talent Management and Culture Director at Cirque Du Soleil after an impressive career across various roles over 25 years at Cirque Du Soleil.