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Cirque Collini's Christmas camel
The year 2020 was a challeging time for everyone, including Cirque des Frères Collini, a company based in Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Following the cancellation of one of their only contracts for the[...]
Out of the dark: Mental health and the arts
Daybreak's arts and culture columnist Nantali Indongo reports about mental health in the arts for CBC Montreal. It was also broadcasted for CBC Quebec. Listen to the segment! If you are troubled by[...]
Cirque du Soleil dreams of Vegas for this summer
Cirque du Soleil CEO Daniel Lamarre is aiming for a return to Las Vegas in July. Read this Journal de Montréal article (in French) to learn more about his plans. Read the article from The Times[...]
Serge Fiori, Seul Ensemble shows cancelled in...
"Cirque Éloize has decided to cancel performances of the show due to uncertainty about the health measures that will be in place this summer. This is the first major show cancellation in the region[...]
Rethinking art, while we can't make it
"Reflecting on the future, thinking about the next creations and new dramaturgies? When we don't know where we're going or what awaits the arts on the other side of the pandemic? When we don't know[...]
Martin Frenette's positive opinion of the state...
Circus artist Martin Frenette does not recognize himself in the distress mentioned in the new national survey on the impact of COVID-19 on the circus arts. Listen to the interview done at Paul[...]
Free self-training at Cirque du Soleil
Circus artists have access to Cirque du Soleil's Studio E for self-training sessions since January 25th. In order to support the circus community during this difficult period, access to the[...]
Cirque Éloize in Egypt
"Recently, Cirque Eloize took on an international circus contract, one of the few in existence during the height of a world pandemic, in order to take part in an opening ceremony in Egypt. As the[...]
Circus artists in survival mode
"The pandemic is not sparing any sector of the cultural industry. If there is one sector that has been hit hard, it is the circus arts. A new national survey on the impact of COVID-19 on the circus[...]
Portrait of Mathieu Cloutier and his partner...
Mathieu Cloutier is an acrobat from Gaspé. His partner Myriam Lessard is an aerialist and acrobat. "If you are curious, it will be possible to see the duo live this Wednesday, January 20 at La[...]
Kingston Circus Arts needs community support
"Kingston Circus Arts, a circus arts performance and teaching organization, is struggling greatly due to the pandemic and the second lockdown imposed by the Ontario government. Erin Ball, who[...]
A new Prix du Québec dedicated to the performing...
The launch of the call for nominations for the Prix du Québec 2021 also marks the creation of the Denise-Filiatrault Award, which will specifically highlight the work of a personality in the[...]