En Piste takes action!
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A historic moment: $10 millions for circus!
As the circus arts sector is faced with major challenges, particularly in relation to the collapse of its business model based on the export of shows, the Government of Quebec has granted[...]
En Piste speaks out on the critical situation of...
After having received our Bulletin COVID-19, highlighting the striking results of our study on the impact of the pandemic on artists, self-employed workers, compagnies, schools and other[...]
New remunerated training program for circus...
Since the beginning of the online training sessions, more than 140 artists have taken part! We are proud to now be able to offer our members a new paid online training program, made possible thanks[...]
We release the results of the survey on the...
561 individuals and organizations participated in our survey to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on our community. The results are now available on our website. But be warned, they are striking. The[...]
Our Alliance participates in an international...
The Alliance has been invited to take part in an international panel discussion, organized by The Circus Arts Hub, on Tuesday 12 May, entitled Circus Amidst COVID: An International Factual[...]
More training for circus artists!
We're extending our Open ZOOM virtual training series for another week and are welcoming two new trainers! Last week, we introduced two disciplinary trainers, Jérémie Robert for acrobats and Irina[...]
Open ZOOM, our series of free and bilingual...
By popular demand, we are extending our Open ZOOM sessions through early May! Circus artists can now train from Monday to Thursday along with their peers on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. On[...]
A successful World Circus Day!
Over a hundred artists and compagnies responded to our #BalconyCircus call and came out of their confinement to celebrate World Circus Day! It’s so nice to see that, despite the COVID-19 crisis[...]
Join the #BalconyCircus movement for...
On April 18, let's take advantage of #WorldCircusDay to launch the #BalconyCircus movement across the country! Circus as usual may be on hold, but our creativity is far from stopped! Join the[...]
Let’s document our situations in order to come...
We are launching a survey to document the impacts of the pandemic on our field and to identify potential stimulus measures. This data collection is intended for both organizations and individuals in[...]
Preliminary consultations on Status of the Artist...
The ministère de la Culture et des Communications du Québec announced today that preliminary consultations for the review of the Status of the Artist legislation have been postponed until further[...]
We are actively increasing our online offerings!
To an extraordinary situation, we respond with extraordinary actions. In order to energize the community and counter professional isolation, En Piste will offer, as of Thursday, March 19, free weekly[...]