What’s new in the circus world?
Find all the latest news about the circus arts and the community in Canada and around the world.
Quebecor launches a campaign to support Québec...
This morning, Quebecor shared a press release on its website to announce the good news : The Canadian leader in telecommunications is launching '' a movement to engage with and support the makers and[...]
What Social Distancing Means for Social Circuses...
Karin McKie wrote this great article on Circus Talk and you should definitely read it. Here are some highlights : “Circus has always been about joy, triumph and laughter through strength,[...]
Good news for circus arts students
The Government of Canada is launching an Emergency Student Benefit, which will provide students with $1,250 per month from May to August. Students with a disability or who are caring for someone else[...]
Call for projects to be presented at CINARS 2020
CINARS offers you a 7-minute showcase slot to present a project in development in front of presenters, artists and agents at the CINARS 2020 Biennial. This activity will allow 8 artists and/or[...]
Will Cirque du Soleil survive the pandemic?
"The global circus brand remains optimistic that it will reopen once the pandemic ends. It may not be the same company by then." "For performers like AJ Anaya, the shutdown has been[...]
Digital Originals: New micro innovation grants...
"CBC/Radio-Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts have created a new funding initiative to help the country's arts community pivot work to online audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.[...]
Cirque du Soleil's Under the Same Sky postponed...
" Cirque du Soleil's show Under the Same Sky, that was originally scheduled to open Thursday at the Old Port of Montreal has been postponed to next year. Its world premiere will take place on April[...]
National Circus School students continue learning...
"The world-renowned school counts contortionists, clowns, acrobats, jugglers and aerialists among its students. As with schools across the country and around the world, those students are now[...]
$500 million for the arts and sports
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government wants to be there for artists and athletes, who bring happiness to society. It will therefore provide $500 million to Heritage Canada to ensure[...]
Cirque du Soleil does not rely on the Canadian...
"Cirque du Soleil is in such a precarious financial position that the organization says it cannot afford to pay its employees even if the federal government reimburses part of the amount. Here's how[...]
Premilinary results from the CCA survey
The Canada Council for the Arts has produced a preliminary report compiling the quantitative results from the first 7500 respondents to their survey of the professional arts sector. This survey is[...]
Festival Vue sur la Relève postponed
The 25th Festival Vue sur la Relève, originally scheduled for May 2020 in Montreal, has been postponed. Organizers are evaluating various scenarios, including having a digital presence as early as[...]