Jacques was soloist dancer 10 years for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal. As Benvolio in Romeo & Juliet or Drosselmeyer in Nutcraker, St-Cyr always had remarkable reviews for his powerful presence on stage. His performances (400 of them) as “The Swan” in Carmina Burana were acclaimed all over the world.
In the summers of 1976-77-78, working with Balanchine at New York City Ballet and Bob Fosse in New York gave Jacques a tremendous knowledge of dance and versatility. For les Grands Ballets St-Cyr danced a few Balanchine masterpieces such as: Concerto Barocco, Serenade, 4 Temperaments, Themes and Variations, Allegro Brillante, Rubies.
St-Cyr also worked with John Butler, Anton Dolin, Maurice Bejart, Lar Lubovich, Ronald Hynd, Brian Macdonald, Fernand Nault, Paul Taylor, Jose Limon.
Jacques toured in Canada, 40 states in USA, most of Europe, South & Central America, Cuba , Mexico, Guadeloupe, Tahiti, China, Japan and Russia.
After, Jacques was appointed Artistic Director for Les Ballets Jazz du Quebec in Montreal. He also was ballet master for Sarasota Ballet, Norrdans in Sweden, Compania de Danca in Portugal, Ballet Rosas in Belgium, Ballets Eddy Toussaint, Polly Boenecke Dance Academy in Florida.
He gave many master classes: University of Wyoming, Quorum Ballet in Portugal, Marie Chouinard Dance Company, just to name a few.
Jacques has done many choreographies but it was a pas de deux for Louis Robitaille et Anik Bissonnette that set him to take a new direction in his choreographic approach.
The two last ballets are relating to the strength of great women or mythological themes about women.
You can see these two ballets on Youtube or Google Jacques St-Cyr:
The Queens of Egypt was premiered in Portugal June 5th 2009 in the 12th century Monastery of Alcobaca.
The Inuit Goddesses was premiered June 26th 2010 in Portugal in the theatre of Alcobaca.
Jacques has always been dedicated to bring musicality, clarity and awareness to the the dancers he works with, because he has an absolute trust in them.