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Briar Nolet
Briar Anne Nolet

(1998-12-27) December 27, 1998 (age 24)
Education Holy Trinity Catholic School
  • Dancer
  • actress
Years active 2005–present
Television joined in season 2 of seven
World of Dance

Briar Anne Nolet (born December 27, 1998) is a Canadian dancer and actress, known for her role as Richelle on the Family series The Next Step. In 2019, she competed on the third season of World of Dance.


Nolet began dancing at the age of seven, and growing up, she competed in dance competitions around Canada. In 2014, she began portraying the role of Richelle on the Family Channel series The Next Step. As part of The Next Step franchise, Nolet has toured in Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

In 2017, Nolet auditioned for the first season of the NBC dance series World of Dance, but did not proceed any further. However, in 2019, Nolet competed in the third season of World of Dance. After finishing in fifth place, World of Dance judge Jennifer Lopez invited Nolet to perform on the It's My Party Tour. André Hereford described Nolet as a "death-dropping, back-flipping spitfire".

On March 18, 2022, her very own activewear line, Halo Braxton launched. She wanted to make sure that people would, "meet their lifestyle needs while making them feel as gorgeous and powerful as they are"

Personal life

Nolet was in a relationship with The Next Step co-star Myles Erlick for 7 years. While competing on World of Dance, Nolet revealed that she began having seizures at the age of 16. Nolet was initially misdiagnosed with anxiety, but after visiting a neurologist in Toronto, she was diagnosed with epilepsy at the age of 19.


Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2014–2020 The Next Step Richelle Recurring role (seasons 2–3); main role (seasons 4–7)
2014 Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight Ballet Class / Audition Dancers Direct-to-video film
2016 Blood Hunters Creature Film
2019 World of Dance Herself Contestant: 5th place
2019 Let It Snow Lisa Streaming film
2022 Z-O-M-B-I-E-S 3 Werewolf Dancer

See also

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