About us

Eric Beauchesne

Born in Québec, Eric grew up fishing and hunting before discovering dance at the age of 16. Graduate from École supérieure de danse du Québec, he has been on stage with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe and Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal, as well as with Canadian contemporary dance icons such as La Fondation Jean-Pierre Perrault, Paul-André Fortier, Louise Lecavalier and Crystal Pite. Company member since 2004, Eric currently collaborates with Kidd Pivot as associate artistic director, and stages Pite’s work on companies worldwide including Cullberg Ballet, Ballet British Columbia, National Ballet of Canada, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and, most recently, Ballet Zürich. Eric has served as guest teacher and faculty for several organizations such as École de danse contemporaine de Montréal, Arts Umbrella Vancouver, Seattle Festival of Dance Improvisation and Dutch National Ballet Academy, among others, as well as rehearsal director for Nederlands Dans Theater. He currently resides in Holland, and devotes most of his spare time advocating for climate action and sustainable practices in the dance world.

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Christina Nilssons Gata, 411 04 Göteborg
Telephone (switch) 031–10 80 00
Ticket office & Restaurant 031–13 13 00

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