Cultural Mediation in Circus Arts 

Cultural Mediation in Circus Arts

Registration deadline

October 25, 2023


Members: 93.00$
Non-members: 93.00$


Dates and time: Tuesdays, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 2023, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Instructor: Gabrielle Gosselin-Turcotte

Location: Centre Saint-Pierre (1212, Panet Street, Montréal)
Duration: 9h + 2h individual follow-up
Number of participants: 8 maximum
Language: French

For : circus artists wishing to familiarize themselves with the fundamentals of cultural mediation and include a mediation component in their circus practice.

This training course is intended as an introduction to cultural mediation, as well as a forum for exchange and a think tank on the forms that mediation can take in a circus context.

Objectives :
_become familiar with the concepts, notions and trends of cultural mediation;
_understand the issues specific to cultural mediation in the circus environment;
_reflect on the aspects and stages of a cultural mediation project;
_putting what you've learned into practice.

Lessons will be applied according to individual practice and the potential of individual or collective cultural mediation initiatives. 

A professional in the field will be invited to share his or her experience and answer participants' questions.

The training will oscillate between several learning modes: interactive lectures, discussions, practical exercises, presentation of audio-visual material, etc.


Gabrielle Gosselin-Turcotte

Specialized in cultural education and project management, Gabrielle Gosselin-Turcotte has been working in the field of culture and the arts for over 10 years. She holds a Master's degree in Arts Studies, Visual Arts, from UQAM and a DESS in post-secondary pedagogy. She has just completed a term as cultural mediator at La TOHU.

Her career has been marked by a series of significant engagements, notably as project manager in cultural mediation at the Maison des arts de Laval, Salle Alfred-Pellan, technician in education and audience development at BAnQ, art history teacher at Cégep de Valleyfield and cultural mediation manager at Stewart Hall, Pointe-Claire's cultural center. She is currently general coordinator of the Conseil de la formation continue Arts et culture de l'Île-de-Montréal, demonstrating her ongoing commitment to education and cultural mediation.