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 renown dance artists such as the likes of Thierry Malandain, Helen Blackburn, and Ginette Lorrain.
2005, Jean-Christophe Maillot offered him a place at les Ballets de Monte-Carlo
2013 He joined the Pacific Northwest Ballet
2015 Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal