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Mitch Garber to step down as chairman of Cirque du Soleil

Mitch Garber to step down as chairman of Cirque...

"Mitch Garber announced on Monday that he will be stepping down as chairman of the board of the Cirque du Soleil. This comes on the heels of an ownership change at the financially troubled circus[...]

1 million dollars given to help the Canadian performing arts community

1 million dollars given to help the Canadian...

AFC, a charitable organization with a mission to help Canadian entertainment professionals maintain their health, dignity, and ability to work, gave $1 million in direct financial assistance to[...]

Teleworking Week starts today in Quebec

Teleworking Week starts today in Quebec

"The first ever Teleworking Week kicks off this Monday with virtual conferences on topics that are very topical." "Implanted in disaster situations, telework must now be reviewed and well organized[...]

Battements de cirque under TOHU's big top

Battements de cirque under TOHU's big top

"Montreal circus arts centre TOHU has announced a new show that starts tomorrow called Battements de Cirque. Created by Anouk Vallée-Charest, an international circus artist who’s previously[...]

Glimpse into the professional life of 20-year clown veteran Cosmo

Glimpse into the professional life of 20-year...

Cosmo – also known as Melissa Aston - gives us an insight into the professional life of a clown, before and during the pandemic. Read the article in North Shore News. Cosmo’s Pop-Up Circus will[...]

In Ethiopia, the circus is looking for a second wind

In Ethiopia, the circus is looking for a second...

"The circus arts arrived late in Ethiopia, in the last decade of the twentieth century. It started in 1991 in Addis Ababa. A small troupe of children with their teachers began to perform in front of[...]

Relaxed distancing measures in arts and sports in Quebec

Relaxed distancing measures in arts and sports in...

Following the success of the special measures granted to the film and audiovisual sector during the cultural revival, the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du[...]

A short video on circus arts in the public space

A short video on circus arts in the public space

While the Festival des arts de ruelle (FAR) has been invading Montreal's neighbourhoods with its contagious madness for the past four years, several artistic initiatives, like Bonheur mobile, has[...]

Two open calls to the community from LA SERRE - arts vivants

Two open calls to the community from LA SERRE -...

A first call for applications for the Soil Improvement - Nomadic Artistic Residency Program closes on September 16, 2020. Activities will take place in Montreal, in French, from September 2020 to[...]

Clean up the world with Clowns Sans Frontières

Clean up the world with Clowns Sans Frontières

For World Clean Up Day on September 19, Clowns Sans Frontières will need street entertainers, make-up artists, clowns, acrobats, jugglers, object manipulators, stilt artists, musicians, comedians,[...]

Le Diamant is reopening in Quebec City

Le Diamant is reopening in Quebec City

"After several months of closure imposed abruptly by the COVID-19 health crisis, Le Diamant will finally reopen its doors to the public as of September 10. In a context of budgetary restraint, Le[...]

A few tours planned from the fall

A few tours planned from the fall

While Flip Fabrique will reconnect with audiences in 15 cities in Quebec this fall with its new creation Six°, The 7 Fingers' show Passagers has been programmed in several cities in France from[...]

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