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OUR TEAM

The Confluence - CV team is made up of qualified people with a solid backgrounds in their respective artistic disciplines (dance, music, theatre). They strongly adhere to our mission and are committed to offering the best of themselves in supporting their peers through their actions. 

  

 The organization is proud to have integrated the learning organization philosophy and knowledge sharing. 

Mark Shaub - General Manager

Originally from Oklahoma, Mark has been part of the Montreal cultural scene for over thirty years. He has danced professionally for many years, including sixteen years with the Fondation Jean-Pierre Perreault. Following his career as a dancer, Mark joined the Dance Section of the Canada Council for the Arts as a Program Officer, gaining in-depth knowledge of our public arts funding ecosystem. He then worked for over ten years with Cirque du Soleil, as Artistic Director on tour. In 2024, Mark takes over as General Manager of Confluence - CV. As a performing artist who has successfully made the transition to new challenges, he understands that these can prove, albeit in different ways, just as rewarding and fulfilling as an artistic career. Mark is happy to share his experience with artists and guide them through the next steps in their professional lives.  
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Gabrielle Desgagnés - Executive Assistant 

Executive assistant, dance artist and certified trainer of the GYROTONIC® and GYROKINÉSIS® methods, Gabrielle has taken Confluence – CV's mission to heart and has been dedicated to it since the very beginning.  Her management and coordination skills allow her to contribute directly to the innovation which is so characteristic of Confluence - CV and in doing so, she becomes concretely involved in the cultural milieu.  Through each of her actions, Gabrielle bears witness to the eloquence and relevance of our organization. 
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Audray Julien - Communications collaborator

Dance artist and collaborator to the communications here at Confluence – CV, Audray works on the body of texts and material that accompanies us.  She puts her eye for language to the test so that our communications speak to you.  Inspired by the value ​​of compassion promoted by Confluence, she believes in the relevance of such an organization in the cultural ecosystem and ensures that our words welcome, mobilize, inform and comfort.
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COLLABORATORS

Benjamin Ghazi - Programs Evaluations

Benjamin brings his skills in industrial relations to the service of the cultural community.  His involvement in Confluence - CV's mission stems from his desire to help artists develop career plans that allow them to live according to the quality of life they seek. He is an invaluable resource person for our team by helping to ensure the relevance and effectiveness of the programs offered by Confluence – CV. 
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Justine Ricard - Event coordination and video content creator

Justine graduated in Fine Arts from Concordia University with a major in contemporary dance. As a creator, she works as a choreographer, dancer and director. Justine has over ten years of experience in event and project coordination. In addition, she assists artists who have chosen her as their personal assistant, project assistant, studio coordinator, creative collaborator, projectionist, stage technician, videographer, etc. Her organizational instinct and her great interest in the arts are assets that will be more than relevant in her collaboration with Confluence - CV projects.  

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Jérémie Roy - Ambassador

A unifying force and person in charge of our philanthropic activities, Jérémie knows how to promotes the uniqueness of Confluence – CV in order to rally people behind our important mission.  A skillful collaborator, he plays a leading role in the development of our network and tackles challenges with curiosity and rigour.  In addition, Jérémie brings to the organization his knowledge of the work of the artist, which he has accumulated through his experiences as an actori and playwright.
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Francine Liboiron - Ambassador in Quebec city

Upon graduating from the École supérieure de ballet du Québec, Francine joined the company of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens as a dancer for four seasons. She then danced for Édouard Lock, (La La La Human Steps), the BJM dance company and for Crystal Pite (Kidd Pivot). She has also worked with choreographers abroad including Peter De Ruiter (Amsterdam) and Danny Ezralow (NYC). Francine has been a classical dance teacher for 25 years and continues to teach at GBC and BJM dance companies. In August 2020, she joined the faculty of the École de danse de Québec as a ballet teacher for the high school and college levels. She is now a correspondent for Confluence - Créateur de vocations in the National Capital Region.

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