Faculty for Caulfield School of Dance Summer Intensives: Santé Fortunato
Santé Fortunato teaches the 2nd week of the Caulfield School of Dance 2020 Multidisciplinary Intensive Weeks
Santé Fortunato (Cirque du Soleil, etc.) will be teaching Acro in the Multidisciplinary Intensive Week 2,at Caulfield School of Dance August 31 to September 4.
This summer, we are returning to the use of our beautiful facility with new health and safety measures that include disinfecting between classes and each student having twice the recommended Distancing space in classes.
Each Multidisciplinary Summer Intensive Week gives young dancers at 3 levels daily classes in key dance disinclines and classes in conditioning. The faculty includes international guest artists. More information on other Summer faculty is posted on this website and our Facebook page.
Santé D’Amours Fortunato received her CEGEP College Diploma in 2011 from the National Circus School, Montreal, majoring in hula hoop, minoring in contortion and aerial hoop. Before her training at this prestigious school she was a competition dancer for 10 years and a competitive rhythmic gymnast for 5 years.
In 2011 she left for Venice, Italy as a Specialty Act for 6 months with Celebrity Cruises. Santé’s passion for dance remains constant and she can be seen dancing in the 2012 movie “Mirror Mirror” featuring Julia Roberts.
Santé was featured on the TV Show, “La Vie est un Cirque‚ TV5monde” in 2011 as a hula hoop soloist, and in 2012 as a contortionist. In 2013 she was featured as a hula hoop Soloist on the Brazilian TV Show “Altas Horas, Globo”. In 2014 she was invited as a hula hoop soloist on German TV for Das Supertalent. In 2018-2020 she has been on numerous news stations, early breakfast television shows across Canada, USA, and Europe as a circus arts soloist.
In 2012 Santé discovered the fabulous scenes of Varieté, and enjoyed her time performing in Germany until 2016. She has worked for companies such as Varieté et cetera, CafeHahn, Tigerpalast, GOP varieté, etc.
For the past nine years, Santé has been performing in China, Italy, Switzerland, Slovenia, England, Germany, Austria, Spain, Portugal, Belgium, France, Caribbean, USA, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, South Africa and Brazil.
Santé enjoys sharing her passion with the world, and is currently on a world tour with Cirque du Soleil’s “Corteo” as a hula hoop soloist, and aerialist in the chandelier act.