KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities
Jean-Michel Caron has spent the past 20 years in the realm of sound and KURIOS – Cabinet of curiosities is his first engagement as Sound Designer of a Cirque du Soleil show. Jean-Michel has been creating soundscapes for the past five years, including for a number of Cirque du Soleil special events. He took part in several productions by new media and entertainment studio Moment Factory including Ode à la vie, a multimedia show projected on the façade of the Sagrada Familia (Barcelona) in 2012. He also worked on various exhibition and theatre projects in Quebec. At Cirque du Soleil, Jean-Michel was involved in a number of creations as Project Manager and Head of Sound. He was also Assistant Sound Designer on the shows OVO and Zarkana, an experience he repeated on TOTEM and Amaluna alongside Jacques Boucher. Since 2012, Jean-Michel Caron teaches sound at Collège d’Alma, in Quebec.