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A tale of two circuses: Circa in Brisbane and...
"Two of the biggest – Circa in Brisbane and Circus Oz in Melbourne – have endured months of zero box office revenue. "We're staring at a fairly deforested landscape," says Circa's creative[...]
Aerial Arts Online, Meaghan Wegg's new business...
Meaghan Wegg has been coaching for over 15 years now and have mastered her technique for beginners up to professional levels. Over the last few years many coaches or teachers have asked her to teach[...]
Circus summer day camps start in Ottawa
"The Ottawa Circus School has adapted by moving its activities entirely outside, though the kids will have some shelter from the sun and rain. (...) Activities including unicycling, human pyramids[...]
Femmes du Feu: A circus troupe like no other
"Unlike St. Catharines and especially Niagara Falls, Welland is not so much a city that is spontaneously associated with the entertainment world. This is why many will be surprised to learn that a[...]
CSAW microgrants for US circus artists of color
Connecting Circus Students Around the World (CSAW) is starting a year-long micro-grant program for U.S. circus artists of color. One grant will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 each month from[...]
Cirque Éloize in the streets of Quebec City...
"Today was the media premiere of Serge Fiori's show, Seul Ensemble du Cirque Éloize at the Capitole de Québec. The global pandemic decided otherwise, but the circus company still wanted to mark the[...]
Artist gets $15,000 worth of circus equipment...
"For the past month, circus artist Benoist Hippolyte has been performing, with the Montreal street arts company Drôldadon, in front of the balconies of seniors confined to low-income housing (HLM)[...]
Montréal Presque Cirque
Nadine Marchand, Artistic Director of MONTREAL COMPLETEMENT CiRQUE was on Tout un matin on Radio-Canada today to announce a different version of the annual festival that normally takes place in the[...]
Cirque du Soleil announces comprehensive plan to...
Cirque du Soleil announced today that it has filed for protection from creditors under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA") in order to restructure its capital structure. Its[...]
Helping artists make a living at D'arts et de...
"Lyne Bessette, Member of Parliament (Brome–Missisquoi), announced $440,000 in funding for Sutton-based D'Arts et de rêves for its renovation and expansion of a portion of its building[...]
Cirque du Soleil, for a second chance to succeed
Gonzalo Coloma, entertainment entrepreneur and business consultant, who once was himself an artist for the company, gives his opinion on Cirque du Soleil's artistic and financial situation. "Based[...]
MICC online from July 6 to 9, 2020, register now!
La TOHU and the MONTREAL COMPLETEMENT CiRQUE festival announced this week that the new MICC (International Market of Contemporary Circus) Network will offer a four-day online convening from July 6 to[...]