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Nomination of Sarah Poole as Directress of Advanced Training at the École de cirque de Québec 

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Nomination of Sarah Poole as Directress of Advanced Training at the École de cirque de Québec
April 27, 2022

The École de cirque de Québec, member of ADESAQ and FEDEC, is very honored to announce the arrival of Sarah Poole as Director of Advanced Training, regrouping the DEC, DEE and Cirque Études Secondaires training programs of the school in the heart of the Limoilou district of Quebec City.

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Monday, April 25, 2022, Quebec City - The École de cirque de Québec, a member of the Association des écoles supérieures d'art du Québec (ADESAQ) and the European Federation of Professional Circus Schools (FEDEC), is very honored to announce the arrival of Sarah Poole as Director of Advanced Training, which includes the DEC, DEE and Cirque Études Secondaires programs of the school in the heart of Quebec City's Limoilou district.

As part of the reinforcement of its advanced training activities in circus arts, the Board of Directors of the École de cirque de Québec has appointed Sarah Poole, who taught aerial disciplines at the National Circus School of Montreal for 14 years and was involved in the creation of original shows for Cirque du Soleil and Cirque Éloize, among others, to the position of Director of Advanced Training as of today, Monday, April 25. She will coordinate the existing team of 7 permanent employees and nearly 35 teachers.

In parallel to her activities at the Circus School, Sarah is completing her research in circus pedagogy for her Master's degree at Concordia University and has a first graduate certificate in Educational Leadership from McGill University. Originally from the United States, she moved to Quebec from New York in 2003. This is great news for the École de cirque de Québec and for its future classes of students, and all the teams at the school are very happy to welcome her to further strengthen the higher education program.


"I am honored to join the ÉCQ team. Every day, its teachers bring all their deep knowledge, their rich and varied experiences, and their passion for the circus arts to support the development of young circus artists in the making. Circus arts are flourishing in Limoilou and I look forward to being a part of this community. "
Sarah Poole, 
Director of advanced training at the École de cirque de Québec


"The ECQ is proud to welcome Sarah Poole to its team. Her pedagogical experience and knowledge of the circus arts make her a quality person and we look forward to working with her in this next period of evolution of our organization. "
Tim Roberts, Director General of the École de cirque de Québec

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About the École de cirque de Québec

The mission of the ÉCQ is to promote the circus and to stimulate the emergence of a new generation of artists. Founded in 1995, the ÉCQ is a unique space located in an exceptional setting in the heart of the Limoilou district, offering a diversity of activities, quality equipment and access to qualified trainers and teachers. It is a place of recreational activities, professional training, creation and diffusion in circus arts.
Website : https://ecoledecirque.com
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Press contact:
Robin Pueyo
[email protected]
418 478-4326

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