Briar Nolet

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Briar Anne Nolet

Gender Female
Age 25
Birthdate December 27, 1998
Nationality Canadian
Hometown Oakville, Canada
Height 5' 2"
Eye Color Green
Hair Color Blonde
Brunette (at one time)
School Grade Class of 2017
Professional Information
Profession Actress
Dancer
Model
Affiliations Canadian Dance Company
Dance Studios Canadian Dance Company
Studio PAVAS
Titles see below
Friends and Family
Parents Tamara Nolet (mother)
Alan Nolet (father)
Siblings Abbey Nolet
Friends Jordan Clark
Myles Erlick
Tate McRae
Kayla Mak
Charlize Glass
Ava Wagner
Ellie Wagner
Shelby Bain
Elliana Walmsley
Pets 3 dogs: Lucy, Malibu & Cali
Nicknames Bri
Little B

Briar Anne Nolet (born on December 27, 1998) is a professional dancer from Canada. She was part of the main cast in the popular Canadian dance show The Next Step as Richelle. Briar Nolet was born to Tamara Nolet and former Olympic gymnast, Alan Nolet. Briar initially did gymnastics, inspired by her father.

Briar started dancing at the age of seven at Studio PAVAS before moving to the Canadian Dance Company for the 2006-2007 competition season. Briar Nolet has competed in dance competitions since the age of 8 as part of Canadian Dance Company.

Briar previously dated her The Next Step co-star Myles Erlick.

In 2019, Briar made her American debut by competing for $1,000,000 on the third season of NBC's World of Dance. She finished fifth.

In 2024, Briar is currently competing on Canada's Got Talent.

Dances[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

Solos[edit | hide | edit source]

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Competition Place Awards
2007 Pink Cadillac Open unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 3rd in Mini Competitive Solos
Gold Award
Showstopper ECF 1st in Mini Competitive Open Solos
Platinum Award
2008 Route 66 Open unknown Showbiz (Lansing) 8th in Junior Solos
Showstopper ECF 3rd in Junior Competitive Open Solos
Double Platinum Award
2009 Showstopper (Grand Island) 2nd in Junior Competitive Solos
Double Platinum Award
Showstopper ECF 1st in Junior Competitive Open Solos
Raise Me Up Lyrical unknown Showstopper ECF 3rd in Junior Competitive Solos
2nd in in Junior Competitive Lyrical Solos
2010 Dream in Color Lyrical unknown Showstopper ECF 2nd in Junior Competitive Lyrical Solos
Evil Gal Open unknown Hall of Fame (Central Detroit) 1st in Junior American League Solos
Regional Junior HOF Inductee
Showstopper (Grand Island) 1st in Junior Competitive Solos
Double Platinum Award
Showstopper ECF 2nd in Junior Competitive Solos
2nd in Junior Competitive Open Solos
2011 Don't Rain on My Parade Open Allain Lupien Hall of Fame (Detroit) 1st in Teen American League Solos
Regional Teen HOF Inductee
Hall of Fame Nationals (Orlando) 3rd in Teen American League Solos
2012 Chance Contemporary TOKYO Hall of Fame (Niagara Falls) 1st in Teen American League Solos
Regional Teen HOF Inductee
Showstopper (Grand Island) 1st in Teen Competitive Solos
The Dance Awards Nationals (NYC) 4th in Teen Solos
Piercing Daylight unknown unknown Hall of Fame (Niagara Falls) did not place
The Dance Awards Nationals (NYC) Top 10 runner-up for National Teen Female Best Dancer
2013 Fly Don't Open Allain Lupien Hall of Fame (Niagara Falls) 1st in Teen American League Solos
Regional Teen HOF Inductee
JUMP (Buffalo) 2nd in Teen Solos
NUVO (Buffalo) 2nd in Teen Solos
Showstopper (Grand Island) 1st in Teen Competitive Solos
Showstopper ECF 1st in Teen Competitive Solos
2014 Rule the World Specialty unknown Hall of Fame (Niagara Falls) 4th in Senior American League Solos
The Dance Awards Nationals (NYC) 4th in Teen Solos
Found Contemporary Allain Lupien Showstopper (Grand Island) 3rd in Senior Competitive Solos
2015 The Dance Awards Nationals (NYC) 1st Runner Up for National Senior Female Best Dancer
Dangerous Open unknown Fever IDC unknown scoring
Showstopper (Grand Island) 2nd in Senior Competitive Solos
Showstopper ECF 2nd in Senior Competitive Solos
Day Drift Contemporary Travis Wall JUMP (Buffalo) 1st in Senior Solos
NUVO (Buffalo) 1st in Senior Solos
Showstopper ECF unknown scoring
The Dance Awards Nationals (NYC) 1st Runner Up for Senior Best Dancer
2016 Daisy Contemporary unknown n/a n/a
Murakami unknown unknown Starpower (Toronto) 1st in Age 15-19 Power Solos
Unstoppable Contemporary self-choreographed JUMP (Toronto) 1st in Senior Solos
NUVO (Buffalo) 1st in Senior Solos
2017 Turning Tables Contemporary unknown n/a n/a

Duets[edit | hide | edit source]

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Other Dancer Competition Place Awards
2010 Caliente unknown unknown Rayne Nadurata Showstopper (Grand Island) 4th in Junior Competitive Duet/Trios
Felines unknown unknown Megan Moore Showstopper (Grand Island) 3rd in Junior Competitive Duet/Trios
2011 Hallelujah unknown unknown Abbey Nolet 100 London Overall Junior duet/trio
2013 Taken Specialty unknown Devon Brown JUMP (Buffalo) 2nd in Teen Duet/Trios
Showstopper (Grand Island) 1st in Teen Competitive Duet/Trios
2014 Harlequinade Variation Pas de Deux Pointe unknown Myles Erlick JUMP (Buffalo) unknown scoring
Unreality Specialty unknown Devon Brown The Dance Awards Nationals (NYC) 1st in Teen Duet/Trios
Judge's Pick Award
2015 Bird Girls Contemporary Steph Rutherford Tate McRae n/a n/a
House of Cards Open unknown Devon Brown The Dance Awards (NYC) 4th overall senior duet/trios
Showstopper East Coast Finals 3rd in Senior Competitive Duet/Trios
2016 Carousel Contemporary unknown Myles Erlick n/a n/a
Free Bird Contemporary unknown Myles Erlick n/a n/a

Trios[edit | hide | edit source]

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Other Dancers Competition Place Awards
2009 Move unknown unknown Carla De Candia
Austyn McKinnon
Showstopper (Grand Island) 4th in Junior Competitive Duet/Trios
2011 Briarwork Jazz unknown Devon Brown
Rane
100 London Top intermediate duo/trio
2015 Lost Love Contemporary Natasha Louis Devon Brown
Myles Erlick
Fever IDC 1st in Senior Duet/Trios
JUMP (Buffalo) 1st in Senior Duet/Trios
Showstopper East Coast Finals 1t in Senior Competitive Duet/Trios
The Dance Awards Nationals (NYC) 2nd in Senior Duet/Trios

Groups[edit | hide | edit source]

Year Dance Name Dance Style Choreographer Competition Place Awards
2007 Hold Onto Your Seats unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 1st in Mini Competitive Large Groups
In Tha Club! unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 4th in Mini Competitive Large Groups
In the Jungle unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 3rd in Mini Competitive Large Groups
Ragtime unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 2nd in Mini Competitive Large Groups
2008 Cheese Please Tap unknown Showbiz (Lansing) 2nd in Petite Lines
Dancing in the Streets Open unknown Showbiz (Lansing) 3rd in Petite Lines
Tico Tico Ballet unknown Showbiz (Lansing) 5th in Petite Lines
Top Models Hip Hop unknown Showbiz (Lansing) 6th in Petite Lines
2009 Girl Fight unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 6th in Junior Competitive Super Groups
Here It Goes Again unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 5th in Junior Competitive Small Groups
Meet Me at the Roxy unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 2nd in Junior Competitive Super Groups
Music Box unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 1st in Junior Competitive Super Groups
Silver Birds unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 4th in Junior Competitive Super Groups
Walk Like an Egyptian unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 5th in Junior Competitive Super Groups
2010 Bird Crew unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 5th in Junior Competitive Super Groups
Black Mambo unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 4th in Junior Competitive Super Groups
Prelude in C Major unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 1st in Junior Competitive Small Groups
Turn to Stone unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 1st in Junior Competitive Super Groups
Where's Your Head At unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 2nd in Junior Competitive Super Groups
Winter Sun unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 3rd in Junior Competitive Super Groups
2013 Cry unknown Allain Lupien Showstopper (Grand Island) 2nd in Teen Competitive Small Groups
Showstopper East Coast Finals unknown scoring
Euro Swing unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 6th in Teen Competitive Large Groups
The Gods unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 2nd in Teen Competitive Large Groups
Time unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 1st in Teen Competitive Large Groups
Tribute unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 7th in Teen Competitive Large Groups
Victory unknown unknown Showstopper (Grand Island) 5th in Teen Competitive Large Groups
2015 Bring on the Men Open unknown Showstopper East Coast Finals 2nd in Senior Competitive Small Groups

World of Dance[edit | hide | edit source]

Qualifiers (You Should See Me in a Crown)
Ne-Yo 88
Jennifer Lopez 86
Derek Hough 88
AVERAGE 87.3
Duels Round (Come Fly with Me)
All Ready 92 93 92 92.3
Briar Nolet 87 90 94 90.3

Even though she lost her Duels round, she did have enough points to make it to the Redemption dance battle.

Redemption Round
Denise & Josh X
Briar Nolet
The Cut (Ashes)
Ne-Yo 93
Jennifer Lopez 96
Derek Hough 97
AVERAGE 95.3
Divisional Final (My Prerogative)
Ne-Yo 96
Jennifer Lopez 93
Derek Hough 97
AVERAGE 95.3
World Final (Toxic)
Ne-Yo 92
Jennifer Lopez 92
Derek Hough 94
AVERAGE 92.7

Briar finished in last place

Filmography[edit | hide | edit source]

Movies[edit | hide | edit source]

Year Title Role
2014 Isabelle Dances into the Spotlight  Ballet Dancer
2016 Blood Hunters Creature

Television[edit | hide | edit source]

Year Title Role Notes
2012 The Next Step CDC dancer
2013-22 The Next Step Richelle Main Role
2019 World of Dance Herself Upper Contestant

Dance Titles[edit | hide | edit source]

  • Regional Junior Hall of Fame Solo Inductee 2010
  • Regional Teen Hall of Fame Solo Inductee 2011
  • Regional Teen Hall of Fame Solo Inductee 2012
  • Regional NUVO Teen Female Breakout Artist 2012
  • Regional Teen Hall of Fame Solo Inductee 2013
  • Regional JUMP Senior Female VIP 2015
  • Regional Senior Miss Starpower 2016

Runner-Up Titles[edit | hide | edit source]

  • 1st runner up for National Senior Female Best Dancer 2015
  • 2nd runner up for National Teen Female Best Dance 2014

Health Scare[edit | hide | edit source]

It was revealed that in 2017, that Briar was diagnosed with Epilepsy. She first experienced that she had the disease when she started having seizures while learning choreography. She has since gone on medication.[1]

Additional Page[edit | hide | edit source]

Briar Nolet/Gallery

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