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En Piste participates in the virtual edition of the MICC 2020 

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En Piste participates in the virtual edition of the MICC 2020
July 2, 2020

This Monday, July 6, En Piste is pleased to welcome, in partnership with TOHU, hundreds of professionals who have registered for the International Market of Contemporary Circus! This is the perfect opportunity to celebrate, network and exchange in small groups. Expect the unexpected and artistic interventions from several Canadian circus artists, including Jamie Adkins, Annab Aubin-Thuot, Erin Ball, Dominique Bouchard, Claudel Doucet, Anna Kichtchenko, Erika Nguyen, Sarah Touchette, Dawn Shepherd and Ryan Gray!

A first virtual event will take place from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. (EST) in French, followed by a second in English from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m (EST). The event's Artistic Director Krin Haglund will host in English and Alexandra Royer will be the MC for the French session. Don't miss the party of the week!

The next day, Tuesday, July 7, from 2 to 3 p.m. (EST), Nathalie Delorme, in collaboration with Aaron Marquise of the Contemporary Circus and Immersive Arts Center (Troy, New York), will report on the state of the circus in Canada and the United States. Julia Sanchez of CEDACIRC A. C. (Mexico), Stéphane Segreto-Aguilar from ARTCENA (France) and Sarah Bushra (Ethiopia) will also present a report on the state of the circus in Latin America, Europe and Africa.

En Piste will also be present during the presentation of the reports for Asia and Australia, given by Gwen Hsin-Yi Chang of the National Kaohsiung Center for the Arts (Taiwan) and Kate Malone of Cluster Arts (Australia), later in the evening from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm (EST).  These international presentations are offered in partnership with Circus Talk.

Finally, together with Stéphane Lavoie, Christine Bouchard will lead the working group made of Quebec presenters. This activity will close the four-day program on Thursday, July 9 from 2 to 43 p.m. (EST).

Register for the MICC now! It’s free of charge! You'll be able to take part in these events and more! The full program and the Tour de piste line up made of 24 companies from here and abroad are now online!

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