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The circus must go on, a NCS documentary web series

The circus must go on, a NCS documentary web...

The National Circus School presents the video series The circus must go on! In five episodes, this documentary series looks at the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic had on their students' creation[...]

Training studios and performance halls can reopen in Quebec

Training studios and performance halls can reopen...

This is it! The training studios and performing spaces can reopen as of this Monday, June 22 in Quebec. Are you ready? On May 29, En Piste shared with the circus community the project of a health[...]

Major research project on equality, diversity and inclusion in performing arts programs across Canada

Major research project on equality, diversity and...

The National Circus School has received a three-year grant of nearly $360,000 towards a major research project of its Center for Circus Arts Research, Innovation and Knowledge Transfer (CRITAC).[...]

Uncertain future for National Circus School graduates

Uncertain future for National Circus School...

"Students soon to graduate from Montreal's esteemed National Circus School expect months of uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, which has closed shows around the world and thrust their[...]

A video celebrating music and circus artists

A video celebrating music and circus artists

"Artists always find the way to create, even under confinement." Edgar Zendejas   Edgar Zendejas, of the company ezdanza, realized a CBC video project called Circus/Beethoven/Confinement: A[...]

Long live the circus in Quebec!

Long live the circus in Quebec!

Last Friday, The 7 Fingers offered us an incredible video montage that praises the circus made in Quebec!  "Today, Quebec circus is a multitude of artistic forms and proposals, from circus under[...]

Last day for Cirque du Soleil purchase or refinancing offers

Last day for Cirque du Soleil purchase or...

"Monday marked the last day for interested parties to file their proposals to acquire or refinance the entertainment business. These proposals will then be analyzed by the company's advisors,[...]

Three new measures to support artists and arts organizations in Quebec

Three new measures to support artists and arts...

The Conseil des arts et lettre du Québec (CALQ) announced today three measures to help artists and arts organizations get through the crisis and relaunch their activities! Here is how the Council[...]

Feedback on my experience with The 7 Fingers

Feedback on my experience with The 7 Fingers

Hugo Cornet, who worked on The 7 Fingers communications team during his stay on a WHP in Canada, takes a tender look back at his experience and send a message full of hope to the cultural sector. "I[...]

Increase in municipal spending on culture in 2018 in Quebec

Increase in municipal spending on culture in 2018...

According to the Institut de la statistique du Québec, "In 2018, Quebec municipalities' operating expenditures on culture will total $1,017 million, up 6.9% from 2016. (...) As in previous years,[...]

Machine de Cirque shows in cineparks

Machine de Cirque shows in cineparks

"Machine de Cirque wants to present circus in Quebec cineparks this summer. The company has proposed this project to several cities including Quebec City, Rimouski, Sherbrooke, Shawinigan,[...]

Cirque Hors Piste adapts its creative services

Cirque Hors Piste adapts its creative services

Cirque Hors Piste, a Montreal-based social circus organization that mobilizes marginalized youth in their community by offering circus workshops, has now adapted its services creatively and safely to[...]

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