Assistant to the Artistic Director

Stéphanie Brochard

Performer and choreographer, Stéphanie Brochard likes to navigate many universes; contemporary dance, dance-theatre, Baroque, and clown. Native of France she studied at the Conservatory of the Région d’Angers, then continued her dance studies at the École de danse de Québec and obtained her diploma from the teaching programme at the National Ballet School in Toronto. Teaching has become one of Stephanie’s strong points. She also completed a programme at the École Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq in Paris, where she was introduced to new horizons, that have since then, become part and parcel of her artistic palette.
In 2008, she joined the Sursaut Dance Company as a performer. Since, she has participated in all the companies’ productions, and since 2011, also assumes the role of Assistant to the Artistic Director. In 2015 she created Me2, a production for adolescents.
Stephanie also performs for Les Jardins Chorégraphiques, a Baroque dance company from Montreal, and since 2018, she is also their Co-Artistic Director.

Photo: ©Esteban La Rotta



[CHOREOGRAPHY : MORGANE LE TIEC] An enigmatic and mysterious journey inspired by the Greek myth of the three Moires.

Tales of a feather

[CREATION 2023] - «Tales of a feather» plunges the young spectators into a playful and fun-filled universe.

The Cicada and the Ant

(2013) Freely inspired by the renowned fable by Jean de La Fontaine, this work transports us to the heart of life, into the difficulty and beauty of the ordinary.


(2018) A blend of contemporary dance, circus arts, theatrical movement and baroque dance, five young choreographers invite us to discover their worlds.

Chemins de travers

(2015) Short in situ creations in which dancers take over the Centre des arts de la scène Jean-Besré

Happening Danse In situ

(2012) In Situ: A Dance Happening, is a site-specific creation, featuring short choreographic works that blend defined constraints with infinite possibilities.

Les meilleurs moments/The best of Sursaut

(2010) A celebration of 25 years of dance creations for young and family audiences.


(2009) Vivacity, sensitivity and ingenuity in worlds where the poetry of the body is at the fore.

At nightfall

(2005) Auguste is a shoemaker who knows nothing of holidays. He knows little about life outside his work; away from his workshop, he is worried and afraid.