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An emergency circus performance project both generous and intergenerational

An emergency circus performance project both...

Four acrobats has just founded the Emergency Circus Performance. "Their project started spontaneously to entertain their grandmothers. It now also targets young people and those most in need." "They[...]

Guy Laliberté wants to buy back Cirque du Soleil

Guy Laliberté wants to buy back Cirque du Soleil

"Cirque du soleil founder Guy Laliberte says he wants to buy back the internationally celebrated circus company he created more than 35 years ago. Laliberte, who sold his remaining shares in the[...]

Quebec pledges up to $200M US to support Cirque du Soleil

Quebec pledges up to $200M US to support Cirque...

"The Quebec government is coming to the rescue of Cirque du Soleil, pledging to loan up to $200 million US to support the live entertainment giant whose operations remain paralyzed due to the[...]

When will we see the recovery of culture in Quebec? Minister Nathalie Roy gives an interview.

When will we see the recovery of culture in...

"Quebec's Minister of Culture and Communications, Nathalie Roy, hopes to be able to announce tomorrow "a first phase of recovery in certain sectors of cultural activity." The arts and culture world[...]

Conditional support for Cirque du Soleil considered by the Quebec governement

Conditional support for Cirque du Soleil...

"One thing is certain, the government will make its aid conditional on the fulfilment of criteria. "We want the decision-making centre to be here in Quebec, we want the intellectual property to[...]

Cirrus Cirkus celebrate their 15 year anniversary with a video!

Cirrus Cirkus celebrate their 15 year anniversary...

Last weekend, there should have been three shows to celebrate the 15th anniversary of Cirrus Cirkus, a circus compagny and school based in St-Lin-Laurentides in Quebec. Of course, they couldn't be[...]

The sectoral committees on culture and communication plan for a relaunch in Quebec

The sectoral committees on culture and...

"In the wake of the state of health emergency decree, Minister of Culture and Communications Nathalie Roy and her teams mobilized to ensure support for Quebec's cultural community, which has been[...]

Toronto arts groups launch new online culture hub

Toronto arts groups launch new online culture hub

"As a response to the COVID-19 crisis, a group of local arts organisations have collaborated to launch Arts@Home, a website presenting free community-driven cultural resources. The arts hub portal[...]

Cirque du Soleil in the New York Times

Cirque du Soleil in the New York Times

"He [CEO Daniel Lamarre] said he was optimistic the company would bounce back, buoyed by its glittering brand and a public zeal for live entertainment after months of confinement." Read the full[...]

Guy Laliberté writes an open letter

Guy Laliberté writes an open letter

The founder of Cirque du Soleil, the One Drop Foundation and Lune Rouge is making his voice heard through the debate on the survival of the multinational.  "The paralysis of Cirque du Soleil’s[...]

Two must-watch videos on circus during COVID-19

Two must-watch videos on circus during COVID-19

A documentary about circus in times of uncertainty Circus artist Noeli Acoba interviewed circus professionals in different sectors of the industry to get their thoughts on the impact that this[...]

Why should we have to reinvent the performing arts?

Why should we have to reinvent the performing...

The health crisis, with its radical ban on gatherings, is brutally hitting theatres, cultural centres and festivals. Six months after it opened its doors with remarkable success, presenting venue Le[...]

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