His talents as a creator, performer and teacher have made Paul-André Fortier one of the leading figures in Canadian contemporary dance. He founded Fortier Danse-Création
company in 1981, which is today nationally and internationally recognized for the quality of its creations. Interested in the crossover between different generations and art forms, he regularly
features young dancers in his work, as well as other artists. In 2010, he was appointed Chevalier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres by France. Over the course of his career, Paul-André Fortier
has created more than 40 choreographies in 30 years.