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Ste-Croix, Gilles

Artistic director of Cirque du Soleil.

He was originally AD for the troupe Échassiers de Baie St-Paul at the beginning of the 1980s before he became stilt-act co-ordinator for the Cirque. In 1988 he became the Cirque's AD and co-ordinator for world-wide talent-search.

He now co-ordinates both the global creative process as well as the individual artistic teams. Under him, the company's expansion has exploded and franchises of the Cirque exist around the world.

Last updated 2003-01-28