Duo Maintenant dance artists performance

(YouTube Photo at Benissimo Live TV Show 2010)

Duo MainTenanT is a performing arts duo with Nicolas Besnard and Ludivine Furnon, who are former Cirque du Soleil Artists. In this video they are performing at the “Benissimo” Live TV show in 2010. The music is “Santa Cerife” by Martin Villiger. 

Together they have traveled the world performing in the USA with Cirque Berzerk in Los Angeles, New York, Japan with Disney Land, News Circus Asia, Europe with Cirque Phenix. 

Former Cirque du Soleil Dancers

Main TenanT duo perform at the Benissimo, 2010

Former Cirque du Soleil artists and Silver Medalist Paris, 31st Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain. In this video the duo MaintenanT perform to “Santa Cerife” by Martin Villiger at the Benissimo Live TV show filmed in 2010. 

Ludivine Furnon performed with the Cirque du Soleil in 2008 with the production “Mystere” in Las Vegas, Nevada. She began dance classes when she was eight years old, eventually moving into artistic gymnastics. Later, she joined the French national gymnastics team. She represented France as an Olympic in gymnastics competing at the elite level in 1995. She won a World Gymnastics Championship. In recent years, she is partners with Martin Charrat of Duo Osmose. Her titles include:

  • 1995 World Championship – Japan – Bronze Medal
  • 1997 World Cup – Canada – Golden Medal
  • 1996 Olympics Games of Atlanta
  • 2000 Olympic Games Sydney

Nicolas Besnard attended the University of Montreal and the National Circus School. He also performed with the Cirque du Soleil and has appeared in many television shows and performances. He won the Silver medal in Paris.

They won the Silver Medal at the 31st Festival Mondial du Cirque de Demain.

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