Type: Call for projects

Types of audiences: Artists / Others

Location: Canada

Offre valide du 04-09-2018 au 04-30-2018

Internation Market of Contemporary Circus 

Next July, creators and distributors of circus arts from all around the world will be in the city for MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE. TOHU, the Festival’s driving force, will then present the 9 th edition of a not-to-be-missed circus event. The INTERNATIONAL MARKET OF CONTEMPORARY CIRCUS (MICC), organized by TOHU alongside the Festival, helps Canadian and international companies develop and conclude business relationships through the creation of an international network of professionals. This year, the 4 th edition of the MICC will take place July 9 to 12, 2018. The four-day gathering of professionals from here and abroad will foster a period of reflection on important issues through various activities: professional and artistic gatherings, lectures, one-on-ones, shows, and much more. REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS /// TOUR DE PISTE /// TÊTE-À-TÊTE /// OUTDOOR PROGRAMMING We are looking for artistic projects and participants for the three following activities:

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ORAL PRESENTATION OF TOUR READY SHOWS OR NEW CIRCUS ORGANIZATION CANADIAN & INTERNATIONAL SHOWS | WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018 | TOHU For the MICC’s 4 th year, we are launching Tour de Piste, a new platform to help companies in promoting their shows. The artistic teams will have the opportunity to showcase their tour ready show in a 15-minute presentation with video material to a group of professionals, including schedulers, as well as festival, residency and venue directors. TERMS: - The show must be available to tour as of fall 2018, no project in development will be accepted. - The circus organization must be active and provide proof it has been in the past year. - The selected project must be presented by a producer, an agent, or the artist. - A project can also be submitted to Tête-à-Tête, but you can only be selected for a single activity. - The show cannot be part of the Festival programming. - The chosen companies can take part in a prep half-day in HOW TO REGISTER: Québec, Canadian and international companies with a tour ready circus show or a new circus organization can apply to Tour de Piste by clicking HERE. Requests will be reviewed by a panel of peers. Responses will be provided no later than May 25, 2018. CLOSING DATE FOR

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ORAL PRESENTATION OF A SHOW OR ARTISTIC PROJECT IN DEVELOPMENT CANADIAN PROJECTS ONLY | WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2018 | TOHU This speed dating-like gathering is a special and friendly moment for circus companies to talk about their show with a small group of professionals. Each timed presentation will be about 10 minutes per artist. TERMS: - The show must be in its creative process. Projects must be presented by at least one artist, preferably accompanied by the distributor. - A project can also be submitted to Tour de piste, but you can only be selected for a single activity. - The show cannot be part of the Festival programming. - Each company must be ready to present its project to French and English-speaking groups. - The chosen companies can take part in a prep half day in early July. - Companies must be members of the En Piste network. REGISTRATION FEES AND PROCEDURES: A fee of $125 CAD + tax per company (includes 2 people) is applicable to take part in Tête-à-tête. Transportation and accommodation expenses, as well as any per diem allowance will be covered by the company. A Tête-à-Tête registration entitles to 2 individual accreditations. A fee of $50 + tax per extra person is applicable. HOW TO REGISTER: Companies wishing to take part in Tête-à-tête can submit a request by filling out the form HERE. Requests will be reviewed by the programming team. Responses will be provided no later than May 25, 2018. Your registration will be completed when registration fees are paid. CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION: Sunday, May 13 th, 2018 at midnight (UTC-5).


CALL FOR CIRCUS PERFORMERS! MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE is looking for professional performers to participate in its outdoor programming Place aux performances. From July 5 to 15, St-Denis street becomes a vibrant circus ring where artists present acts and shows. The Festival is looking for contemporary, innovative and high quality proposals. Those including a roving dimension and/or exploring architecture (terraces, balconies, nooks and crannies) are very welcome! Aerial is possible. Proposals including music are welcome. Place aux performances’ participating artists pass the hat around and are given a small basic fee. Participants receive a Festival Pass that gives them access to the indoor shows (on a last minute mode and upon availability). St-Denis street is also attended by many national and international programmers. Please send your application including: - Type of act (act, show, moving, other!) - Duration of the act - Technical needs - A video of your work HOW TO APPLY: Send your package to the following: amelie.moncelet@tohu.ca CLOSING DATE FOR REGISTRATION: March 31th, 2018 Only the chosen candidates will be contacted. 

FOR MORE INFORMATION: Lison Cautain Distribution coordinator: lison.cautain@tohu.ca MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE will take place July 6 to 16, 2017

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