Afta Shock Dancer
Ottawa Co-Marketing Director
Claude has been dancing since a very young age, watching Michael Jackson, Bobby Brown & imitating music video choreographies, he loved to dance and perform for his family. At 17, it became a passion when he joined the Elaine Hunter Dance school and Steps ’n Such dance company to perform in several competitions in the Ottawa/Gatineau area.
After a 4 years off to focus on school, having studied Animation Television at Algonquin and Graphic Design at La Cité collégiale. Claude discovered Culture Shock Ottawa and decided to give dance another try. After two auditions, he has now been training, traveling, teaching outreach programs and performing with Culture Shock for a little over three years now. Now a full-time professional Graphic Designer, he is also the troupe’s Marketing Director and designer; preparing various visual designs, booking performances, heading the troupe’s social media and planning fundraisers & events. Claude has found a family in which he can not only share his love for dance, but also grow as an individual.
Claude has only begun his career as a Hip-Hop dancer/instructor and is looking forward to share his passion with the youth and dance community.