En Piste takes action!
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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[...]
A Quebec budget not nearly sufficient for the...
The Alliance is disappointed to learn that very few measures specific to the circus arts were announced by the Finance Minister yesterday in Quebec City at the unveiling of the 2020-2021 budget,[...]
Two major studies for the circus arts
The circus is a fabulous art form that never fails to amaze an audience. Yet, when we speak with circus artists and professionals, it is clear that real funding issues persist and hinder their[...]
Le collectif Cirqu'aVélo : Premier lauréat de...
Three artists, Frédéric Lemieux-Cormier, Pauline Baud and Dominique Bouchard, will be welcomed in the partners' studios in addition to receiving a $15,000 grant from the Conseil des arts[...]
Reform of Status of the Artist legislation
The Quebec Minister of Culture Nathalie Roy recently announced the reform of the two laws on the status of the artist. Consultations will therefore begin shortly, and we will need the collaboration[...]