Augment the influence of business leaders through an effective use of their body language, offering an innovative and dynamic training that will improve their image and enhance their ability to inspire an audience.


portrait-bioMJLareau has earned a masters degree in the Executive MBA program at McGill University and HEC Montreal. Finding many similarities between the world of arts and the world of business, she also identified opportunities where they complement each other, harmonizing her experience in art and her solid management background to devise an innovative program tailored to the profile of business people.

Over 20 years of experience in animation of events, consultation and directing artists, Marie-Josée Lareau offer courses tailored for professionals and companies from very different industries. Her workshops have already contributed to the metamorphose of several employees, managers and executives at Cirque du Soleil, Bombardier Innovation Centre, Disney, the medical division of Abbott Laboratories and management teachers at HEC Montreal.

Marie-Josée Lareau has worked for 10 years as an artistic coach for new generations of artists at Cirque du Soleil, where she articulated the programs for artistic development. During her career in the company, she was also assistant choreographer, as well as responsible for the design of special events at the Center of Performance Research and Innovation. She has particularly distinguished herself with the innovative stage setting prepared for the C2-MTL 2012 conference of the PDG of Cirque du Soleil, bringing together video image and live acrobatic performances. Also, the implementation of her Green Carpet Creative lab, has known a sound success, triggering several other initiatives in the organization.