Team

At the heart of Scéno Plus is its people: a talented, multi-disciplinary team of architects, theatre designers, live entertainment interior designers, technology and specialized equipment designers, multimedia designers, technicians, theatre design consultants, and project managers, all leveraging their passion for art and technology to deliver unique performance spaces that meet the highest standards of quality, innovation, and functionality.

Team members

Lorraine Berthiaume

Lorraine Berthiaume

Vice President of the board and co-founder

Passionate about the world of performing arts, Lorraine graduated from the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) Drama Faculty in 1975. With a wealth of experience in the development of arts organizations and management of cultural venues, Lorraine brought to Scéno Plus a unique perspective: that of the artists.

Lorraine was essential to the successful establishment of Scéno Plus due to her deep understanding of the artistic scene and her innate ability to empathize with the needs and challenges of production and theatre design.

Today, as part of the Board of Directors, she remains involved in the financial, administrative, and legal functions of the company as an advisor.

Patrick Bergé

Patrick Bergé

Chairman of the board and co-founder

Patrick has over 35 years of experience in the conceptualization and development of unique entertainment spaces around the globe.

Introduced to the world of performing arts at an early age, he pursued a degree from the Laval University School of Architecture in 1981. He then set out to redefine the way venues were designed and built by founding Scéno Plus in 1985.

Laser-focused on creating environments that catered to the needs of performers, technicians, and their audiences, he personally oversaw the development of an impressive number of arts and entertainment projects of all scopes in Quebec and around the globe over the course of his career.

Olivier Berthiaume-Bergé

Olivier Berthiaume-Bergé

President and CEO

Following his father’s footsteps, Olivier graduated from the University of Montreal’s School of Architecture in 2006 and joined Scéno Plus right away. Starting from the bottom, he learned the ropes of the business and developed some of the critical aspects of Scéno Plus’ method: the art of project presentation and client relationship management.

With over 10 years of experience in the company, and the current president and CEO, Olivier steers Scéno Plus with a clear vision and sense of duty. He has evolved into an empathetic leader who inspires his team to reach their full potential and accomplish the company’s mission, and a proud ambassador of his family’s legacy presenting spectacular projects on all corners of the world.

Vincent Berthiaume-Bergé

Vincent Berthiaume-Bergé

Executive Vice President and COO

Member of the CPA’s order of Quebec since 2013, Vincent joined the Scéno Plus team in 2016 after having worked in accounting for 7 years across the insurance, real estate, and health sectors.

Vincent leads Scéno Plus’s strategic planning to ensure corporate goals and quality standards are met. Additionally, he supervises the company’s operations and participates in the creation of service offers. His operational efficiency and analytical skills contribute to the sustainable growth of the organization, all while keeping the clients’ best interests top of mind.

Benoit Panaccio

Benoit Panaccio

Vice President - Design and Construction

Trained in Theatrical Techniques at Cégep Lionel-Groulx, Benoît Panaccio has extensive experience in performing art productions across several theatre companies.

Since joining the Scéno Plus family in 2002 as Theatre Design & Project Manager, Benoît’s responsibilities have greatly expanded over the years. Today, he oversees the design and planning of theatrical spaces for most of the company’s projects, including operations, equipment integration, and construction to meet the clients’ mandates, ensuring their complete satisfaction.

Simon Lemieux

Simon Lemieux

Project Director

With over 20 years of experience in theatre design and show production, Simon joined the Scéno Plus team in 2020. Throughout his career, he worked as project director for theatre design, design integrator, show production technical director, acrobatic equipment design, rigging project manager, and design drafting.

This wealth of knowledge makes Simon perfectly suited to oversee the planning, design, and construction phases of Scéno Plus’ assigned projects, ensuring on a daily basis the creation of a perfect alliance between the designers' vision and the client's wishes.

Hélène Lamontagne

Hélène Lamontagne

Architect

In 1997, Hélène joined the order of architects of Quebec after graduating from the University of Montreal with a bachelor’s degree in architecture. However, her career began 4 years earlier when she participated in a project to revitalize the streets of Longueuil and helped organize numerous exhibitions related to architecture.

After working for several Montreal-based firms specialized in architecture, interior design and urban design, Hélène joined Scéno Plus in 2007. She is now responsible for the architecture department.

François Blais

François Blais

Vice President – Technology and Specialized Equipment

Francois Blais obtained his degree at the National School of Theatre of Canada (technical department) in 1987. He spent the early years of his career as the Director of Operations and Technician of the sound department at Solotech. He further developed his skill set by holding a variety of positions at other Montreal-based shows and companies, from technical coordinator, to tour manager and production direction.

François joined the Scéno Plus team in 2006 as a technology and specialized equipment integrator. Today, he leads the department and supervises all activities related to technical installations in order to deliver projects in the most efficient manner, such as acoustics design and show lighting systems integration.

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