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Circus artists in survival mode

Circus artists in survival mode

"The pandemic is not sparing any sector of the cultural industry. If there is one sector that has been hit hard, it is the circus arts. A new national survey on the impact of COVID-19 on the circus[...]

Portrait of Mathieu Cloutier and his partner Myriam Lessard

Portrait of Mathieu Cloutier and his partner...

Mathieu Cloutier is an acrobat from Gaspé. His partner Myriam Lessard is an aerialist and acrobat. "If you are curious, it will be possible to see the duo live this Wednesday, January 20 at La[...]

Kingston Circus Arts needs community support

Kingston Circus Arts needs community support

"Kingston Circus Arts, a circus arts performance and teaching organization, is struggling greatly due to the pandemic and the second lockdown imposed by the Ontario government. Erin Ball, who[...]

A new Prix du Québec dedicated to the performing arts and call for nominations

A new Prix du Québec dedicated to the performing...

The launch of the call for nominations for the Prix du Québec 2021 also marks the creation of the Denise-Filiatrault Award, which will specifically highlight the work of a personality in the[...]

A guide on the challenge of discoverability of digital cultural content

A guide on the challenge of discoverability of...

The Coalition for the diversity of cultural expressions (CDCE) is offering a guide to show how digital technology has changed the ways in which works are discovered, how new intermediaries have[...]

Cirque du Soleil CEO Lamarre marks his 20th anniversary with a message filled with optimism

Cirque du Soleil CEO Lamarre marks his 20th...

"His company almost totally latent as it hopes for a return to the stage by this fall, Daniel Lamarre marked his 20th anniversary Friday as [CEO of] Cirque du Soleil. In a favorable climate, Lamarre[...]

A Cirque du Soleil artist's way to thrive as lockdown continues

A Cirque du Soleil artist's way to thrive as...

"Any artist who has sustained a career for a decade, or two, or three, has a wealth of resilience in their soul — it's your secret weapon. It's what you grasp onto in order to remain focused, to[...]

Circus school in Sherbrooke calls for help

Circus school in Sherbrooke calls for help

These are difficult times for circus schools.  Entrepreneurial artist Marine De Sorgher and owner of the École du cirque de Sherbrooke since its creation in 2017, has launched a crowd-funding[...]

Clowning workshop with La Nab

Clowning workshop with La Nab

Annab Aubin-Thuot will lead an online clowning workshop on February 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2021, offered by Sur Place Médias. Reserve your spot! Although the workshop is in French, the trainer will not[...]

Virtual Conference to inspire performers

Virtual Conference to inspire performers

Perform & Prosper, a coaching platform that teaches the ‘business behind show business’ to performing artists around the world, is hosting a virtual conference on February 20 and 21,[...]

Creation-production residency in new interdisciplinary artistic practices

Creation-production residency in new...

The creation-production residency in new artistic practices offers an organization or artists' collective the opportunity to pursue the creation of an interdisciplinary work and to produce it at La[...]

The MICC holds conferences

The MICC holds conferences

Starting in January 2021, the International Market of Contemporary Circus (MICC) will host conferences featuring expert speakers. Here are the first two: On January 19, at 11:30 am EST, New Work[...]

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