Auditions for highly skilled ice-skaters

Le Patin Libre is living something awesome and will grow bigger in the next months and years.

So, we’re looking forward training new skating-artists. The persons who will live this adventure will discover a skating living outside « the world of skating » and developing itself in the professional network of contemporary dance.

We strongly advise all candidates to come see a performance of Vertical Influences before the audition.  On the main page of this site, free shows are announced in Montreal and many shows are announced in Vancouver.


We organize many auditions, this year.  Here are the dates now confirmed:

Eastern North America :
Montréal : March 19th 2017, 20h30, Atrium du 1000 De La Gauchetière

Western North America :
Vancouver : April 23rd 2017, 20h30, Burnaby 8 rinks

The number of candidates is limited. You can reserve your spot by doing so:
– send us a video of you skating at training or in a performance (YouTube link or file)
– write us a few lines about you

Our email:

The persons coming from far and who will do the audition will be housed during their short stay where the audition is happening. The candidates must travels by their own means.

The candidates will not be asked to perform or do a show.  They will live a choreographic workshop with the actual artists and choreographs of the company. Then, the audition will become a more informal meeting opened to exchanges and challenges (on and off the ice).  There is no fee.

We will consider all applications but we prefer:
– persons interested by contemporary and urban art
– persons enjoying or wanting to discover life on tour
– persons physically ready to do intense athletic performances
The chosen candidates must be ready to eventually live on international tours and in creation/rehearsal residence many months every year. Our artists receive one of the best remuneration of the domain.

The first engagement of the chosen candidate will be for a participation to a rehearsal residency and a series of shows between the summer 2017 and the spring 2018 (1 to 3 trips). During this first engagement, the new skating-artist of the company will be the “understudy” of one of our solo skaters.

To get to know the actual choreographic style of Le Patin Libre, here are a few videos :