Gilles Pitre

Cultural worker and dance’s caller for more than 25 years, Gilles Pitres performs his art with the spirit inherited from his family and from the people he met along the years. After years of dance with l’Ensemble Folklorique La Parenté de Québec, he joins the cajun band Joséphine on percussions. He has been traveling trough Canada, United States and Europe. Since 1990, his talents of caller, clogger and percussionnist allowed him to conduct dances all around Québec. He has also been director of Festival Mémoire et Racines from 2003 to 2010.