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The RIDEAU 2021 national selection has begun!
Submissions for the National Selection of RIDEAU 2021, the most important francophone performing arts event in America, are now open! You can submit your projects until September 21, 2020 at 5[...]
Circus performances and appetizers to celebrate...
''The Vietnamese Cultural Center is pleased to present the second edition of the Vietnamese Cultural Week which will be held in Montreal, September 26 to October 4. The event highlights the cultural[...]
Wave of denunciations: now it's the circus' turn...
"For several weeks now, testimonies of sexual violence in the circus world have been multiplying on social networks. So much so that the national grouping of circus arts, En Piste, decided to launch[...]
Cirque du Soleil's creditors undertake to pay...
"A little over 100 members of the Regroupement des artisans des arts du cirque (RAAC) who have not yet received compensation for work done before the pandemic will soon be entitled to their pay. This[...]
Looking for Quebec-based circus artists for the...
Julie Snyder and her team at La Semaine des 4 Julie are looking for the best talents from all over Quebec, les TALENTS BLEUS! In order to showcase talent from across the province, one candidate per[...]
Cirque du Soleil no longer belongs to Quebecers
"Cirque du Soleil no longer belongs to Quebecers, but Quebecers continue to wish it a long life." Read comments from Christine Bouchard, Executive Director of En Piste, Stéphane Lavoie, Director of[...]
Ontario Arts Council's Arts Response Initiative
Ontario Arts Council has put in place a $1.6M Arts Response Initiative. The one-time initiative supports individual artists, ad hoc groups and collectives, and arts organizations to carry out their[...]
Summer break Esplanade of Place des Arts in...
Surprise performances of dance, music, circus and theatre to reconnect with artists and outdoor shows will enliven the Esplanade of Place des Arts in Montreal from August 20 to 31. Among other[...]
The MICC carries on in August and September
The International Market of Contemporary Circus (MICC), which took place virtually last July, carries on with its activities in August and September. If you are curious to know how the MICC made its[...]
An invitation to rethink your career path
The Centre québécois de ressources et transition pour danseurs (CQRTD) invites professional performing artists to take a moment to reflect on their careers. If you feel like it, give yourself 90[...]
Auditions in Montreal: Physical acting training...
Set up over 25 years ago, DynamO Théâtre’s on-going training program of 210 hours is geared to professional artists looking for a continuing training program that focuses on physical acting. The[...]
No cultural revival plan before 2021
"Concerned about the stretching COVID-19 pandemic which is hitting the cultural community hard, the Minister of Canadian Heritage, Steven Guilbeault, is not considering a recovery plan for the[...]