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Call for project!  

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Call for project!
November 16, 2022

La Chapelle and La TOHU are partnering to invite circus companies open to interdisciplinarity to apply. 

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L’Autre Cirque : Call for projects

Presentation of Canadian SHOWS of new circus practices designed for touring.

In July 2023, creators and presenters of the circus arts from around the world will be mobilized in Montréal for MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE. TOHU, project manager of the Festival, will present the 14th edition of this unmissable event!

The partnership between TOHU and La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines seeks applications from circus companies open to interdisciplinarity for their programming initiative “L’Autre Cirque”.

With the goal of diversifying their programming while representing and staying attuned to the staged arts milieu, TOHU and La Chapelle will co-present a bold program. This will be an opportunity for the general public, presenters, and programmers attending the Marché International du Cirque Contemporain (MICC) to discover a different kind of circus and to expand their understanding of circus arts.

ADMISSION CRITERIA:

- The project should be opened to new circus practices and interdisciplinarity.

- The project must include a majority of Canadian artists or artists living in Canada.

- The project must be ready to tour in Summer 2023

- The duration of the finalized project, in extract or its full version, must be between 30 and 60 minutes.

- The show’s technical specifications must comply with La Chapelle’s equipment and the parameters of what can be hung from its ceiling. You can find the tech spec under “Technical Sheet” here : https://lachapelle.org/en/la-chapelle/technical-sheet

WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE:

• Single circus acts

PRESENTERS’ TERMS:

• A fixed artist fee per company will be paid,

• Artistic accreditations for the festival will be provided to the selected companies.

• TOHU and La Chapelle Scènes Contemporaines will be responsible for technical costs

(Setup and dismantling)

• If needed, sound and/or lighting manager will be provided by La Chapelle

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested companies can apply by email by contacting the following email address: [email protected].

Please ensure you state:
- the name of the company and project title,
- contact info for the manager or director responsible (name, job title in the company, email, telephone, address)
- as well as a description of the project,
- a video excerpt of the show proposed,
- and the company’s website.

Applications will be reviewed by a jury of peers. Responses will be sent by no later than mid-december.

Application deadline: Friday December 2nd, 2022, 11:59PM (instead of Friday November 25th, 2022, 11:59PM)

FOR MORE INFORMATIONS: [email protected]

MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE FROM JULY 6th TO JULY 16th

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