Pleasure. A feeling of happy satisfaction and enjoyment who comes from the satisfaction of one’s desire or need. Something pleasant, entertaining.
Revive the fun despite the obstacles, despite the hard labor, despite our troubles. Remember who we are, where we’re from. Remember our values, our moments of happiness and pleasure, those we loved. Staying true to ourselves in the intensity of a mixed society. The little boy from Bas St-Laurent who goes back to his roots, his nature. Never forgetting the source of his essence. Never forgetting his ressources. Opening himself to the world. Learning and growing from his experiences. Working harder and harder to deserve his happiness. Doing better. Constructing himself. Working with others. Giving himself liberty. Dreaming. Loving and being loved. Receiving someone else’s love.
Covered in dirt by his work, his experiences and the obstacles put on his way by Life itself, Alexandre invites you to reconnect with life to liberate yourself from your everyday worries and to astonish you with a prestation rich from its extremely well-mastered technique and its message.
Still, his show full of questionnement will bring you to reconsider a simple, yet essential element: pleasure/fun!
Stability. The state of being stable, quality of something that keeps or recover its balance.
Using imagination. Turning his body into a device. Using the alignment of his body members to create imagery. In a fluid way, Alexandre is able to link various difficult movement, almost making it look easy. His speciality? Plank.
In his personal life and as an artist, Alex always maintain a great balance. He likes to play on his hands, to discover new movements and different ways of moving while keeping balance.
Picturesque. Visually attractive, especially in a quaint or charming way. Unusual and vivid.
Going back to our childhood. Having fun. Making unusual characteristics our own. Playing different characters. Using the energy surrounding us to create incredible stories. Bringing each characters its own colors to make them more likable. Radiate from contagious happiness and cheerfulness. Having fun.
Coordination.The organization of the different elements of a complex body or activity so as to enable them to work together effectively.
Alexandre is extremely dynamic as a person and on stage. Found of acrobaties, he works with a few basic classics that he keeps on improving. He loves challenges and his always thrilled when comes the time to discover and try new things.
He experiences complete excitement and happiness by always pushing himself harder and aiming higher.
Levitation. The action of rising or causing something to rise and hover in the air, typically by means of supposed magical powers.
The expression « Happy as a clam at high tide » took its meaning in the show Dragao presented at the Cité de l’Énergie in 2017. During the 35 representations, Alexandre interpreted Amos Daragon discovering his magic powers that allow him to control water. Presenting a flyboard number, Alexandre « levitated » and performed various acrobaties on top of water, giving the impression of flying.
Try. Use, test, or do (something new or different). Make an attempt or effort to do something.
Trying, taking on new challenges. Discover the circus universe and its disciplines. Alex doesn’t have any difficulty at all trying and discovering new arts. As a curious person, he loves trying, and, most of all, learning.
Having been an hockey player for more than 13 years, he has great skate abilities. Execution, reaction and movement speed. He’s able to take everyone by surprise with movements inspired by his hockey player past.
He’s also a very social guy. Teamwork is incredibly important to him. Discussing in teams, having multiple ideas to bring and share, learning from others are things that he considers essential to his life, as an artist, but also a citizen.