Michel
  • 1954
    Born in Drummondville, Quebec
  • 1968-1969
    Amateur debuts as juggler and acrobat
  • 1971-1978
    Freelance cartoonist (La Parole, La Patrie, Perspectives, Montréal-Matin…)
  • 1972-1974
    Studies psychology in Drummondville’s College
  • 1975-1988
    Career in comedy duo «les Foubrac»
  • 1977
    Takes part in a study trip in Paris (drawing and comics trips) organized by the Office Franco-Québécois
  • 1979
    Participation in the Quebec’s Painting Biennale (Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal)
  • 1980
    Wins the first one mile «joggling» race, in Fargo, North Dakota (all runners juggling with 3 balls non-stop)
  • 1981
    Etablishes a Guinness world record by becoming the first to run a full marathon while juggling with 3 balls all the way (Montreal International Marathon)
  • 1981
    Painting exhibition (Humor Pavilion, Montreal)
  • 1989
    Solo debuts on stage
  • 1990
    Appearance on the Arsenio Hall Show (FOX, Hollywood)
  • 1990
    Series of USA tours in over 100 colleges and universities
  • 1991
    Appearance on the «American Comedy Awards» TV Special (ABC, Los Angeles)
  • 1992
    Performances at the Seville’s World Fair (Spain)
  • 1994-1999
    Series of tours in Europe, including 150 one-man shows in Germany
  • 2001
    Radio Monte-Carlo Prize (International Circus Festival, Monaco)
  • 2001, 2002, 2007
    «The Golden Nose» Award (Grand Rire Comedy Festival, Quebec City)
  • 2005
    Publication of the Dictionnaire Inutile mais Pratique (Éditions au Carré, Montreal)
  • 2006
    Appearance on «the Late Show with David Letterman» (CBS, New York)
  • 2006
    Appearance on «the Tonight Show with Jay Leno» (NBC, Burbank)
  • 2007
    «Personnality of the Year», Drummondville QC (native town)
  • 2007
    Second appearance on «the Late Show de David Letterman» (CBS, New York)
  • 2008
    «Star Gold» award (Seoul, South Korea)
  • 2008
    Third appearance on «the Late Show with David Letterman» (CBS, New York)
  • 2011
    Publication of the Dictionnaire Inutile mais Pratique II
  • 2011
    Painting exhibition in Le Musée d’Art Populaire (Trois-Rivières, QC)
  • 2012, 2013, 2015
    Tours in China
Lauzière

Since 1989… until today:
Shows in over 475 cities, 55 countries including :

Arab Emirates, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Norway, Peru, Portugal, Qatar, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Venezuela…