Catherine Girard Lantagne

Ms. Girard Lantagne is a graduate of UQAM who started her career in theatre, an experience that sparked an enduring passion for the culture and living arts scenes. She has worked in event production since 2002, from Festival Voix d’Amériques (FVA) to Juste pour rire, where she organized some of the festival’s landmark shows: Jean Leloup’s 25th anniversary, RBO in Place des Festivals,  Sugar Sammy and many more. During that time she also worked on the celebrations of Montreal’s 375th anniversary and was the programmer and artistic director of “À nous la rue !”, which still stands as the biggest international street art event held in the Americas. The “Place des Anges” show by the Gratte ciel company, in which tonnes of feathers were released over the audience, was one of many events in a powerful program packed with unforgettable moments. More recently, she has provided consulting services for a wide range of organizations, including the Conseil des arts de Montréal and Sid Lee. Among other roles, she was the executive producer of Rythmopolis, a major show that won the 2018 Opus award for musical event of the year.  Catherine Girard Lantagne is appointed as director of programming at the Quartier des spectacles Partnership in February 2021, a position she has held on an interim basis since September 2020.