About Us | Hit The Floor - World-Class Dance Event

About us

Mission


Hit The Floor has given itself as primary goal to produce and offer distinguished dance events with the ultimate target to contribute to the development of the dance community worldwide.

Distinctions


Hit The Floor has positioned itself through the years as a world-class dance event. Hit The Floor is a distinguished event in the dance industry, namely with the quality of the organization of the event, the overall experience offered to dancers and spectators, the superior digital reach and the multi-style offering.

About us

Mission


Hit The Floor has given itself as primary goal to produce and offer distinguished dance events with the ultimate target to contribute to the development of the dance community worldwide.

Distinctions


Hit The Floor has positioned itself through the years as a world-class dance event. Hit The Floor is a distinguished event in the dance industry, namely with the quality of the organization of the event, the overall experience offered to dancers and spectators, the superior digital reach and the multi-style offering.

Since its creation in 2010, Hit The Floor has welcomed through its events:

205500

spectators

47

dancers

1500

volunteers

1265

dance schools

17

countries involved

Team

A dynamic and hard-working team with the same vision and the same values are working all year to offer you a breathtaking tour of dance events!

Nicolas Bégin

Nina Célant

Isabelle Dutrisac

Paule Assad-Déry

Andréanne Fallu

Amélie Fauvelle

Jimmy Begin

Jennifer Montreuil

Frédérick Gravel

Samantha Martin

Rose-Marie Roy

Jessica Gosselin

Emmanuelle Roy

Gabrielle Marchand R.

Cassie Mainville

Laurence Gagnon

Nicolas Bouillon

Véronique Boucher

Rayane Lakhdar

Érick Légaré

Samuel Chouinard

Sophie Vallée

Kevin Goldstay

Board of Directors

Martin Boivin

President

Bertrand Lirette

Vice-President

Pierre-André Roy

Treasurer

Nicolas Bégin - Director and Founder

With more than 15 years of expertise in the dance industry, Nicolas Bégin is continually involved as a producer, artistic director, professional dancer and choreographer to contribute to the dance community worldwide. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Nicolas founded the Hit The Floor competition in 2010, an event that is now recognized as a world-class dance event.

Nicolas has also participated in several TV shows such as So You Think You Can Dance Canada and America’s Best Dance Crew. He is currently involved in several projects, including as an artistic director for the TV show produced by Julie Snyder, Danser pour Gagner, that will be aired on V télé. He was an ambassador and artistic advisor for Les Grand Feux Loto-Québec 2017 and 2018.

His various accomplishments as a young entrepreneur have brought him several recognitions, such as the Tourism Personality of the Year Award at the 2016 Chaudière-Appalaches Tourism Grand Prix, as well as Young business personality in 2014.  Most recently, he was nominated at the “Gala Jeunes Entrepreneurs 2018” presented by the National Bank.

His motto: “Do one thing at a time, but do it better than anyone”

HTF AMBASSADORS

Discover the four 2019 ambassadors who will represent Hit The Floor in the dance community.

Katerine Leblanc

Raphaëlle Sealhunter

Rahmane Belkebiche

Raphaël Gagnon

Hall of fame

Hundreds of judges and world-renowned artists have made Hit The Floor history over the past eight years.

IMMABEAST

DIANA POMBO

“Hit The Floor in 3 words: Best Dance Event! It’s so well organized. They care about the dancers and the dancers always have a great time.”

Hokuto Konishi, Quest Crew

ROYAL FAMILY

Embodiment The Collective

“It’s huge, it’s really amazing! You feel like you’re in a show for a world tour. The team, the people, the energy, it’s really incredible! I love Hit The Floor!”

Kim Gingras, Beyonce Tour

QUEST CREW

"Hit The Floor is probably the most unifying, versatile and welcoming dance event I have ever seen."

Scott Forsyth, Brotherhood

Lex Ishimoto

Brotherhood

JAJA VANKOVA

“I can guarantee you if you have a love for dance or a love for dance culture, this is the place you need to be. It is one dance world.”

Phillip Chbeeb, I.Am.Me Crew

Jeffrey Mortensen

“The energy of the dancers is incredible! It's the perfect event to learn and to get inspired.”

Taylor Sieve, So You Think You Can Dance