SARAH LOUIS-JEAN'S STORY
Born in Montreal, Canada, Sarah Louis-Jean is a professional contemporary circus artist specialized in Boleadoras. Her World reknowned achievements includes holding the first Guinness World Records of the quickest Boleadoras hits in the World and one of the rare boleadoras female solo artist.
"WE HAVE UNCONDITIONAL INNER STRENGTH"
Boleadoras is a rhythmic percussion manipulation number on the ground floor. Two small balls attached to a rope rotate around the body and develop percussions by striking the ground. She has developed a unique and contemporary female style of boleadoras in the world combining flexibility, manipulation, dance and percussion far from the traditional gaucho style.
Sarah started dancing at the age of 3. She trained in various styles of dance in various schools and graduated from the National Circus School of Montreal in Canada, specializing boleadoras instruction. She was trained in boleadoras with dancers from Cirque du Soleil and then worked for Cirque du Soleil as a Boleadoras performer and artistic director.
She has performed on 5 continents with Céline Dion, Cirque Eloize, Circus Roncalli (Germany), KrystallPalast (Germany), GOP Show Concept, Hansa Theater, Best of Broadway, Olympic Opening Ceremonies, Dracula's Cabaret (Australia), Nuevo Arte Nativo (Argentina), etc. She worked in research and creation with 7 fingers and appeared on So You Think You Can Dance Canada and various TV shows, movies and commercials. She is also a creative producer, singer and actress.
Her artistic approach consists in showing ferocity, manipulation, character work, dance in a unique and intense contemporary way through movement and rhythms.
CIRCUS / VARIETE SHOWS
Cirque du Soleil
7 Doigts de la Main
Casino of Montreal
Internationales Variete (Germany)
Montréal Complètement Cirque
Festival de Jazz
Francofolies de Montréal
Just for Laughs
Productions Haut Vol (Toronto, Canada)
Les Sortilèges, Danses du monde
Grands Ballets Canadiens
Olympic Winter Games Opening Ceremonies (Canada)
Best of Broadway (Atlantic City)
Casino of Montreal (Femmes)
Showsgirls of Moulin Rouge (Australia)
Cabaret, All that Jazz (Australia)
Flirt de Cirque (Australia)
Elvis, Memphis to Las Vegas (Australia)
So You think you can dance (Canada)
Dancing with the Stars (Canada)
0 à 1000
À la recherche de la nouvelle star (Finalist Paris)
Just for Laughs Gags
Gods of Egypt
Laurance Anyways (Xavier Dolan)
M & M
A & W
Cirque du Soleil
America's Got Talent
Guinness World Records
Australian Circus Festival
LOJIQ Bursary Australia
LOJIQ Bursary Argentina
National Circus School of Montreal
École Supérieure de Danse du Québec
National Ballet School of Canada
Broadway Dance Center (NYC)
Steps on Broadway (NYC)
Millennium Dance Center (LA)
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
“Exceptional is the contribution from Sarah Louis-Jean from Canada. The cover picture of the Blitz Magazine edition shines. She has dedicated herself to the boleadoras. Fascinating!"
BLITZ MAGAZINE, LEIPZIG, GERMANY
"Sarah Louis-Jean, twirls her Boleadoras into a wild circle which unfolds and hypnotic effect in the stage light. An effect to which the hard-claking ont the ground beating of Boleadoras contribute amazingly"
LEIPZIGER VOLKSZEITUNG NEWSPAPER, GERMANY
"Very interactive, very high energy."
SYDNEY MORNING HERALD NEWSPAPER, AUSTRALIA
“Utmost concentration during her performance, Sarah Louis-Jean from Canada rotates pois until they form a wheel with raging intensity."
KIELER NACHRICHTEN NEWSPAPER, GERMANY
"A Magic Discovery"
Boleadoras Clothing Brand created by Sarah Louis-Jean