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Find all the latest news about the circus arts and the community in Canada and around the world.
Discover the FTA 2021 program
The 15th edition of the FTA, a Montreal festival of contemporary dance and theatre, will be held from May 26 to June 12, 2021. The program includes 23 shows, 3 readings, 5 webcasts and free[...]
CINARS WEB is back!
The international virtual performing arts conference CINARS WEB is back from May 25 to 28, 2021. Three circus companies will present their projects, including Cirque Barcode with their show Sweat and[...]
Cirque Éloize presents its first immersive...
Éloize Expo, Cirque Éloize's new and fifth division, is producing its first immersive exhibition. Under the Ice with Mario Cyr will be presented at Studios Éloize in Old Montreal starting June[...]
La marche du crabe presents its new show Hiatus
La marche du crabe, a multidisciplinary creative company for young children led by Sandy Bessette, will perform its new show Hiatus at Tohu, as part of the Petits bonheurs festival. The show features[...]
Le Cirque des Frères Collini wins the TVA...
François Bédard and Vanessa Collini, together with their team, have won the TVA Abitibi-Témiscamingue Audience Award for their show Le Cirque des Frères Collini. The award was presented during[...]
FAR is looking for artists for its 5th anniversary
From August 12 to September 12, 2021 will take place the 5th edition of the Festival des arts de ruelle (FAR). More than 130 professional artists of all disciplines will entertain the alleys of[...]
Reorienting yourself when you only want to be an...
The pandemic has prompted some artists to seek a career change. The real change of career is a path marked by uncertainty, grief, ambivalence and challenges. Two artists talk about their transition,[...]
First Circus International Film Festival
Prior to this year, there was no space specifically dedicated to circus films. Circus filmmakers struggled to be recognized for their work, because they did not have their own category. The first[...]
Working in the shadows to bring light
While the pandemic puts their careers on hold, Quebec circus artists are using their talents to ease isolation and spread smiles. Learn about the work of social circus organization Caravane[...]
Intermission is over for Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil announces the reopening of four of its shows after a year-long pause due to the pandemic.
1.5 billion to support the arts, culture and...
The Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland unveiled yesterday a stimulus budget "focused on jobs, growth and resilience". It includes more than $1.5 billion in support for the[...]
An additional $60 million to support the...
Minister of Culture and Communications Nathalie Roy announced at RIDEAU an additional $60 million investment in culture. The funds will ensure the continuity of activities for the presentation of[...]