Self-taught in New York then trained at the School of Toronto Dance Theatre, Charles-Alexis Desgagnes is interested in choreographic creation, floor work, and improvisation. He teaches at the Les Grands Ballet Canadiens’ Montreal studios and at Circuit-Est. In 2017, he danced for the Ottawa Dance Directive in a choreography by Harold Rhéaume. He is currently a member of the Destins Croisés company. His first piece, Mue Érable, brings together 28 artists in a universe both playful and onerous where vulnerability takes center stage.