Briar Anne Nolet (born December 27, 1998) is an actress, dancer, and model who portrays a CDC dancer and Richelle on The Next Step.


Briar Nolet was born to Tamara Nolet[4] and former Olympic gymnast, Alan Nolet.[5]

Briar initially did gymnastics, inspired by her father.[5]

Briar started dancing at the age of seven.[6] She has competed in dance competitions since the age of 12 as part of Canadian Dance Company.[7]

Briar advanced to the final round in World of Dance Season 3 and placed 5th.[8]

Briar is credited as a choreographer in an episode in Season 7.[9]

Personal life

Briar lives with Myles Erlick.[10]

Briar was homeschooled during high school.[11]

Briar has a sister named Abbey, who is also a dancer.[12]

When Briar was sixteen, she was diagnosed with epilepsy.[13]


  • Briar made her first appearance on Season 1 of The Next Step as a CDC dancer, which happened before her main character, Richelle was introduced to viewers in "Don't Stop the Party.
  • Briar's favourite colour is sky blue.[14]
  • Her favourite movie is High School Musical.[14]
  • Her favourite childhood show is So You Think You Can Dance.[14]
  • Briar's favourite snack is strawberries and sugar.[14]
  • She can do 12 front aerials in a row.[15]
  • Briar faced off against Joshua Lamb who plays Jones and Denise Goping who plays Unnamed J-Cruise dancer (4) on World of Dance in the redemption round and won.


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External links


  1. BRIAR NOLET - Resume | Stars Academy Talent. Breakdown Express. Retrieved on January 23, 2016.
  2. [1]. Instagram. Retrived on February 13, 2019.
  3. [2]. Instagram. Retrived on September 29, 2019.
  4. Briar Nolet on Instagram. Instagram (May 8, 2016). Retrieved on May 13, 2016.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Briar Answers Fan Questions. Youtube (Jul 22, 2015). Retrieved on August 28, 2015.
  6. The Next Step: Wild Rhythm Tour. Wikia. Retrieved on April 10, 2016.
  7. Briar Nolet - Bio, Facts, Family. Famous Birthdays. Retrieved on August 28, 2015.
  8. [3]. Retrieved on May 14, 2019.
  9. "Dance, Dance, Resurrection". Wikia. Retrieved on July 15, 2020.
  10. As confirmed in 200th Episode Celebration Episode 6. Wikia. Retrieved on January 18, 2021.
  11. Yalivta Influencer: Briar Nolet. Youtube (Feb 4, 2016). Retrieved on March 20, 2016.
  12. Myles Erlick on Instagram. Instagram (December 19, 2015). Retrieved on May 13, 2015.
  13. [4]. Women's Health (March 4, 2019). Retrieved on March 5, 2019.
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 20 Questions with Briar. Youtube (September 8, 2015). Retrieved on January 5, 2016.
  15. Briar Nolet (@briarnolet) . Instagram photos and videos.. Instagram. Retrieved on April 28, 2016.
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