Amélie Larade & Christopher Poirier
Thirteen-year-old Amelie Larade, from Cheticamp, has been dancing since she was four years old. She enjoys listening to fiddle tunes, especially Cape Breton fiddlers Colin Grant and Marc Boudreau. The young dancer has been working with Le Conseil des Arts de Cheticamp for the last 8 years, and is becoming a regular feature, along with Christopher Poirier, on Celtic Colours’ stages. Christopher Poirier has been dancing for nine years. Chris is also a member of a group called Conseil des arts with whom he performs in plays all summer long. This is his fourth year dancing at Celtic Colours. In his career so far, Christopher, has had the opportunity to dance for the Governor General, Ashley MacIsaac, Roch Voisine and many more.