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Les Saltimbanques du social

Performance + Discussion

Date & time

Thursday, July 4, 2019
1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Speaker(s)

Jacinthe Rivard

Cost

FREE

Organization

Cirque hors piste

Where

J.W. McConnell Building
1400 De Maisonneuve W.
4TH SPACE

Wheelchair accessible

Yes

National Circus School

Featuring Professor Jacinthe Rivard (Université de Montréal) and youth participants from the créations collectives de groupe program of Cirque hors piste, this performance and discussion explores the role of circus as a medium for social change. Cirque hors piste is the first non-profit organization in Canada for social circus. It offers marginalized and vulnerable youth an alternative and inclusive space to find meaning and purpose through circus arts.

Presentation in French with English interpretation. Event is free but registration is required.

This public event is presented as part of the Faculty of Arts and Science's International Graduate Summer Seminar, Writing (about/on/with/at/the) Contemporary Circus: A Seminar on Research-Creation, Creative practices and Meaning-MakingThis interdisciplinary seminar provides an opportunity for academics and practitioners to learn, explore and refine research methods in the performing arts with a focus on contemporary circus and physical theatre. 

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