Pier Colbert - DIRECTOR GENERAL AND COFOUNDER
It is a vast experience of 30 years in the show business field that confers to Pier Colbert the expertise needed to manage in a masterful way, the team of PRODIGIUM and to offer you an exceptional customer service. Indeed, he was technical director of several festivals, tour director for many shows including Groupe Sanguin, Michel Rivard, Louise Forestier and Jean-Marc Parent. After 12 years as Cirque du Soleil’s director of operations at the creation studios, he decided to embark on PRODIGIUM’s adventure.
Suzanne Desbiens - ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR AND COFOUNDER
From Lac St-Jean to Montreal, she was general manager of Festirame d’Alma and, in Montreal, assistant to the vice-president of the National Salon de l’Habitation (SNH) from 1991 to 1996. She was coordinator of the findings of the SNH inside the program Ma Maison, featuring Dominique Michel at the SRC. She was also project manager for the contest and Gala Habitas. All in all, she has nearly 20 years of experience in event management. Its structured and enlightened vision of the events ensures body and harmony to the projects.
Marie-Eve Dagenais - ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Arriving in the team in December 2004 following a contract with CCSE Maisonneuve’s Caserne 18-30, Marie-Eve held the position of administrative and educational program assistant for 9 years. She has been promoted in 2013 to the position of assistant director and in 2016 to the position of director of the educational program, relief in Suzanne Desbiens. Her passion, her rigor and her interest in the development of the company are an asset for the realization of projects.
Julien Robert-Lavigne - TECHNICAL DIRECTOR
It was during his college studies at Vincent-d’Indy Music School that Julien discovered a passion for the backstage. In 2009, he completed his training in stage techniques with a specialization in sound engineering at Productions Jeun’Est. He then worked in the field with several companies in the Greater Montreal area and on a few Quebec tours. In 2015, he joined the Prodigium team as a full-time technical director. His varied experience gives him good planning and problem-solving skills, as well as being a persevering worker.
Josée Lauzon - TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
Her ten years as an assistant in another company where she worked for various departments including marketing, finance, market development and management, brought her a wealth of experience and an ease- adaptation. Upon her arrival in 2001, she served as secretary receptionist and, over the years, Josée has become an asset to support technical directors in their mandates. She is responsible for finding the most qualified technical workforce for the various projects.
Luc Villandré - EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT
He joined the team in early 2016 with the strength of his 15 years of intervention experience: accommodation in Auberges du Coeur, employability at Formétal and drug addiction at Dopamine. His great experience allows him to accompany the students in the educational program on their journey to ensure that they develop the attitudes essential to successfully enter the world of backstage work. In addition, his management skills allow him to ensure the proper functioning of the training by establishing the schedules and working with the trainers.