Chantal Fry

Freelance Travel Writer & French Translator

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Chantal FrY
183 Drayton Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4C 3M1
tél : 647-402-7274 Email : icektr@aol.com
www.glisseonice.com


Education:
Languages spoken : English, French, basic Spanish (8 years in Marseille, France)

French junior School, Toronto : St. Jean de Lalande et St. Madeleine.

The Bishop Strachan School, Toronto : High school diploma in 1993

York University, « Glendon Collège », Toronto : 1993 – 1998 BA
Bachelor of Arts degree (bilingual diploma) : Political Science/ International relations

Concordia Université, Montréal Summer studies 1996 : Art History
McGill Université, Montréal Summer studies 1997 : Spanish, philosophy and political science

Journalism diploma – George Brown College – The complete travel writer – 2010 - present
Employment :
1995 - 1998 : Radio hostess for « Radio Glendon », Toronto. (Collège Glendon)
1994-1995 : Holiday On Ice. International skating show, world Tour.
1995-1996 : Cirque du Miroir, Les Ballets sur glace Montreal based Professional Figure Skating troop.
Eté 1997 – 1998 : TFG Marketing International, responsible for merchandising and french communications Toronto. (Audrey 1800-659-2627)
2000 : Le Lido de Paris, Le revue « C’est Magique » solo artist in figure skating.
1999 - 2005 : CALY SARL, Manager and 80% share holder of french company, manufacturing of educational toys and responsible for the production of ice shows in Marseille, France.
2005 – Présent : CMAS, Marketing and sales as well as responsible for all french communication within the company.Toronto. (Contact Audrey : 416-843-0019)
2006 – Présent : Creation of the company Ice C Inc. Toronto. (647-402-7274 www.glisseonice.com)

Athletic Training:
Under the Canadian skating Federation ; « Skate Canada » Four Canadian Gold medal tests.
September 1992 Gold medal Free Style March 1993 Gold medal Artistic
July 1994 Gold medal Dance March 1997 Gold medal Figures
Competition Results :
Lake Placid, USA International 1993, 2nd
COSIC Canadian Open 1994 1st
1980-1989
Unionville Figure skating Club, professor. Jack Belec
1989-1995
The North Toronto Figure Skating Club, with Debbie Wilkes
Summer 1990-1996
Lake Placid figure skating club & Olympic facilities, USA, under the Thomas Litz Team.
1993 Prague, Czech Republic. EIn accordance with the 1993 World Championships in Prague, diploma and program specilaised for high level athletes.

Professionnal Shows :
1993 et 1994 Innovations on Ice; soliste.
1994-1995 Holiday on Ice, Europe.
1995-1996 Les Ballets sur Glaces de Montréal, soliste.
1996-1997 JP Productions, Maria West Side Story. 1998 Soliste Gala, Aix en Provence (propre production.) 1999 Noël St Tropez et Gala de La Garde. FRANCE
Février 2000 French Alps show in Pra Loup, France
Oct. Nov. 2000 « C’est Magique », soliste in the production of Lido de Paris. FRANCE
2000-2001 La parade de la Garde, Chorégraphie et soliste. FRANCE
2000 Creation of the troupe Glisse on Ice FRANCE
Déc. 2001 « Allauch Day on Ice » Spectacle avec l’UCPA pour la ville d’Allauch FRANCE
Jan. 2002 « Place aux patineurs » Cours Estienne d’Orves pour la ville de Marseille FRANCE
July 2002 « Blue Ice », Head show Girl for the Cirque du Miroir, Québec.
September 2002 « Parc Chanot » Animation for la Région PACA FRANCE

Professionnal Shows :
Déc. 2002 The troupe « Glisse on Ice » performs over a dozen shows :une quinzaine for Political venues : Marseille, Allauch, Toulon, St. Tropez, Penne Mirabeau,Tarbes, Port Bacares, Velaux, etc. Janvier février 2003 Cirque du miroir, Head show girl « Blue Ice » for Le Casino Ottawa, Canada.
Hiver 2003-2004 Glisse on Ice adds the cities of Ajaccio, Corsica, Tarbes, Berre l’Etang, Chateauneuf Les Martigues, Velaux, Antibes, l’UCPA, etc. FRANCE
2005 Plastic Ice project « ça bouge!”
December 2006/ January 2007 “Marseille sur Glace” show for over 4000 spectaters, Programme for inner city children, developed with the city of Marseille. Over 200 children a day taught the basics of skating. FRANCE
Le 25 march 2007 The 50th anniversary of the Richmond Hill skating club with 3 time world champion and four time Canadian champion Elvis Stojko, choregraphed and performed for the show.
2006/2007 Created the company Ice C Inc. Specialising in the art of skating. Shows : BizBash, Carmens Hummingbird Gala, ITravel 2000 “let it snow” UpCountry.
July / Aug. 2007 HARBOURFRONT, Production “The Spiegel Show”, Burlesque Production. Feature performer.
Sept. 2007 : CASINO RAMA gala Thai Pan Tours. Fire and Ice show with Glisse on Ice. Creation, choreography, with Champion Junior Kenny Rose, 5 skaters, a contemporary dancer, and a fire eater.
Nov. 2007 : FALLSVIEW CASINO. Fire and Ice show with Glisse on Ice. Production and choreography.
Dec. 2007 : Marseille, France. Production and creation of the show : “Le bal des neiges” for the amusement parks corporate Xmas MAGICLAND.
Jan. 2008 : Marseile, France, “Marseille patine” for the mayor of Mareille. Inner city program for children and inauguration show.
Feb 2008: Biz Bash Toronto.
March : Toronto, Vegas Bash. Private show, Loft venue.
June 2008 : Show for the arts festival of Toronto LUMINATO, Harbourfront with Len D Henry, “Luminat’EAU”
June 2008 : Toronto gay pride. Show for the opening ceremonies.

Athletic Coaching
1994 « Level 1 » teaching diloma from Skate Canada
1995 -2000 « Artistry in Skating » a creative program for competitive skaters to exercise the arts of skating. ; Richmond Hill FSC, Aurora FSC, King FSC, Woodbridge FSC, Ice Gardens FSC, Burlington Skating center, Rosemont FSC.
1995 – 2000 Choréography and seminars in the following clubs : Aurora FSC directrice : Carol Thomas, King city FSC directrice : Angela Harkness, Richmond Hill FSC directrice : Elsie McBride, The Ice Gardens FSC Directeur : Mark Mcveen, Burlington Skating Center directeur : Micheal Tokaryk, Upper Canda Skating Club directeur : Bob Emerson, Thornhill FSC directrice : Debbie Rushton.
1999-2002 Toulon, France teaching at the club :La Garde « Silver Skates » with Philippe Paulet.
2002 Marseille and the UCPA :Allauch.
2003-2004 Aubagne, France : teaching and National competitions in Chambéry.
2004 – 2005 Aubagne, Responsible for « ballet » season 2004-2005 ; chorégraphy, training, costumes, compétition, An artistic group program in which 30 students create a program that was the presented at the National Championships In Paris and Chambéry.

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15 years at the school for the arts dance and theatre « The Royal Academy », Toronto
11 years dramatic arts training and several bilingual theatrical productions.
1993 High School Diploma Bishop Strachan School, Toronto
1998 Bachelor of Arts Degrée from York Université York : Political Science and International Relations.
Interests : My 10 year old twin daughters, My french partner in love, family, ski, yoga, water skiing, dance, art, théatre, Takewondo, wakeboard, traveling, skating, wine and fine foods, world issues, politics.

Chantal Fry – 183 Drayton Ave. Toronto Ont. M4C 3M1 – 647 402 7272 – icektr@aol.com www.glisseonice.com