During his 40-year career in the performing arts, Normand Latourelle has followed a path that led him to explore all aspects of the industry, from lighting designer to agent, as well as production manager, director and artistic director. A pioneer of Cirque du Soleil from 1985 to 1990, he has been the driving force behind many impressive and memorable events, such as the sound and light show on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, the spectacular Légendes Fantastiques in Drummondville and the 350th anniversary celebrations for the founding of Montreal. A visionary in a constant quest for innovation, Normand Latourelle is renowned for combining different forms of artistic expression and reinventing the scenic space, with the ultimate goal of taking audiences into new dimensions. Since 2003, Normand Latourelle has been fully dedicated to Cavalia Inc. and its two touring shows, Cavalia and Odysseo, instilling his talent, passion and imagination into the productions. In 2007, he received the Ordre national du Québec for his achievements.