Circus against all odds: so many projects to be discovered this fall
This article from La Presse (in French) depicts a few of the circus initiatives born in Montreal during COVID-19. You will find Anouk Vallée-Charest, and artists Marie-Ève Dicaire, Santiago Rivera, Antino Tisson, Angela Mclloy and Ryunosuke Yamazumi, with their Battement de cirque; artist couple Jimmy Gonzalez and Erika Nguyen's new creation And The Lemons, a three-picture dinner-show for adults created by David Menes Rodriguez and his partner Lysandre Murphy-Gauthier, and performances at Le Monastère organized by Guillaume Blais and Rosalie Beauchamp.
The newspaper Le Devoir also highlights four circus projects being performed this fall in this article (in French), including Guillaume Doin's co-creation À deux roues, la vie! the historically themed participatory work by multidisciplinary artist Mathieu Parent entitled Octobre n'est pas la fin d'une longue histoire, Flip Fabrique's new show Six, and the erotic circus show Le baiser interdit, featuring David Menes Rodriguez and his life partner, Lysandre Murphy-Gauthier.