Raphaël Bouchard began dancing at the age of 16 at the Ecole Nationale de Ballet Contemporain, in Montréal, under the mentorship of Didier Chirpaz. Only months later, he became part of the Jeune Ballet du Québec, where he explored performances in leading roles and productions by renowned dance artists such as the likes of Thierry Malandain, Helen Blackburn, and Ginette Lorrain.
In 2005, Jean-Christophe Maillot offered him a place at les Ballets de Monte-Carlo and in 2013 he joined the Pacific Northwest Ballet. In 2015 he returned to his native Quebec to join Les Grands Ballets Canadiens.
As a member of the Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Raphaël Bouchard performed in several productions by Jean-Christophe Maillot :
Among other, he also appeared in:
With the Pacific Northwest Ballet, he performed in:
2002, in the auspicious wake of his nascent career, Danse à Montréal awarded Mr. Bouchard the Prix Agora
2002 Princess Grace of Monaco Foundation Grant, Monaco Dance Forum
2004 Princess Grace of Monaco Foundation Grant, placement Audition, Monaco Dance Forum