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Guilaume Blais

International Circus Artist & Artistic Director

Photo - Caroline Thibault

About

ABOUT

Guillaume has always been passionate about art, physical achievement and aspired to a career that touches people and changes his environment. His hard work and determination lifted him to the highest levels of professional circus and allowed him to win prestigious awards as well as working for companies like Cirque Éloize and Cirque du Soleil on Broadway.

Over the years, he has been able to appropriate and develop the Duo Trapeze, and be in the world top 5 in his discipline. His latest achievement in NofitState alongside Firenza Guidi allowed him to develop his acting skills and his stage presence. As co-founder and artistic director of Le Monastère, Guillaume acts as a catalyst of ideas and talents for the company. Endowed with a unifying spirit and a bold vision, he mobilizes the forces around him to carry out projects.

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Guillaume Blais is a contemporary circus artist and artistic director based in Montréal, Canada.

Over the years, he has performed over 5000 shows in more than 30 countries around the world and won different special prices and awards with his work.

Guillaume is specialized in Duo Trapeze and Aerial Chains

 

Special Prizes:

- Circus Nikulin, Russia
- Kazakhstan Jury Special Prize, Kazakhstan
- Grand Jury Award & Public Award, - NewComerShow, Germany
- Circolo & Variété Prize, Young Stage Festival, Switzerland
- Fundacion Circo Nacional de Venezuela
Premio Institucion, Circuba
- 1ST Mention for the Artistic Work from the National Institution of Cuba First Place at the TV Show "Zéro à 1000 $", Montreal (Canada) 

Experience

Acts

ACTS

Photo by Marie-Andrée Lemire Flyer - Zoe Sancartier

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Photo by Pablo Wünch Blanco Flyer - Marie Lebot

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Photo by Laura Haley Flyer - Marie Lebot

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Photo by Marie-Andrée Lemire Flyer - Zoe Sancartier

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Photo by Benoit Z Leroux Flyer - Marie Lebot

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Photo by Caroline Thibault Flyer - Marie Lebot

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Photo by Marie-Andrée Lemire Flyer - Zoe Sancartier

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Duo Trapeze

Duo Trapeze / Banquine to Trapeze act, a mix of dance and acrobatic movements for either
an intimate audience or presented for big events!

Technical Needs: 6 Minutes

  • Ideal Height: 8m

  • Minimum Height: 6.5m

  • Free space on stage 4m x 8m

  • Two hanging points 120cm apart (1250kg load each)

  • For safety: acrobatic / crash mat (minimum 2m x 4m x 30cm)

Acts
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Aerial Chains

Aerial chains act, created in the pandemic in collaboration with Faon Shane, co-founder of the 7 fingers.

Technical Needs: 6 Minutes

  • Ideal Height: 7m

  • Minimum Height: 6m

  • Free space on stage 8m x 8m

  • One hanging point (minimum strength 2000kg)

  • For safety: acrobatic / crash mat

Photo by Caroline Thibault

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Photo by JF Savaria

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Photo by Caroline Thibault

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Photo by Caroline Thibault

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Photo by Caroline Thibault

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Photo by Caroline Thibault

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Photo by Yagub Allahverdiyev

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Photo by Caroline Thibault

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Projects

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