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The puzzle of postponing shows
"With several thousand postponements and cancellations over the past 10 months, producers, broadcasters and show programmers are working behind the scenes more than ever. Portrait of an environment[...]
The cultural sector retains its small amount of...
"A great relief was felt throughout Quebec's cultural sector following confirmation by Minister of Culture and Communications Nathalie Roy that certain professional activities could continue despite[...]
RIDEAU 2021 postponed to the Spring
RIDEAU announced today the postponement of its annual event, planned to be presented online from February 15 to 17, 2021, to the spring due to the current critical situation related to COVID-19. The[...]
The training studios will remain open!
Following yesterday's announcement by the Quebec government, the Ministère de la Culture et des Communications (MCC) confirmed this afternoon that professional activities such as training,[...]
The Quebec circus looks to the future
What are the ambitions of Quebec circus companies as they look to the future? Spicy Circus' "ambitious director", Andréanne Quintal, artistic and general director of Machine de cirque Vincent[...]
You can actually run away and join the circus in...
Get an insight of what it is like to train to become a professional circus artist (even during the pandemic) at the National Circus School of Montreal with this MTL Blog article. The deadline to[...]
Disney confirms Cirque du Soleil show coming to...
"The Walt Disney World Resort continues a phased reopening amid the ongoing pandemic. Recently, the Disney Parks Blog confirmed which brand new attractions, entertainment offerings, and more will be[...]
Forced holiday break for circus performers
Circus artists Jean-Philippe Deltell, Philippe Dreyfuss and Senja Meriläinen rarely spend Christmas in Quebec City. As they train at the École de cirque de Québec, they share with viewers their[...]
A new clothing line designed by acrobats!
The 7 Fingers are launching a new clothing line in collaboration with Design KontroL. Functional and aesthetic clothes designed by acrobats! For the launch of the boutique, they are offering you[...]
Access and discoverability of Francophone...
L’Observatoire de la langue française of the OIF are publishing two books by Destiny Tchéouali and Christian Agbobli of UQAM : A study that sheds new light on current trends and practices in[...]
Employment continues to fall in the performing...
"Closed theaters and concert halls are just the tip of the iceberg. Jobs and hours worked in the performing arts continue to decline. It's becoming a dramatic decline. Of the four sectors hardest hit[...]
Nova Scotia invests to boost cultural sector’s...
"As members of the creative sector rely increasingly on new technologies to maintain audiences and reach new followers and clients during the global pandemic, the Province of Nova Scotia is backing[...]