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Artists and Professionals

TOHU offers a number of services for professional circus artists and companies as well as for professionnals in the field of contemporary circus creation, presenting, & touring.

Calls for applications and special opportunities

Call for projects "En Plein Air"

For its outdoor and tented programming from mid-May to the end of September 2023, TOHU is looking for :
- Outdoor and tented circus shows Circus acts
- Circus animations and ambulatory performances (with public participation)
- Circus workshops for the general public and children

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Laboratoires de cirque

TOHU (Montreal), La Chapelle scènes contemporaines (Montreal), The Cultch (Vancouver), Femmes du Feu (Welland, ONT) and Canadian Stage Company (Toronto) have invited circus artists across the country to apply for this program that will help them develop their auteurial voice.

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Self training

Self-training offers circus arts professionals completely independent access to specialized equipment and infrastructures for occasional or regular training to keep themselves in condition or for technique practice.
Tohu offers training spaces at National Circus School.

Self training


TOHU aims to stimulate the evolution of circus aesthetics. It encourages the exploration of new forms and practices in this art form by offering space and time for research and innovative initiatives. In response to COVID, La TOHU is expanding its residency program for research and creation projects in the circus field.

TOHU also offers professional artists, collectives and non-profit companies access to its performance space in order to support a project whose writing, directing, scenography and casting have been developed in advance.


MICC - Professionals

A vital forum of exchange and connection for contemporary circus artists, companies, presenters, and professionals, the International Market of Contemporary Circus (MICC) is a key annual point of encounter for the circus world since 2015.
Since July 2020, the MICC has become an ongoing platform, featuring regular (monthly) online programming such as pitch sessions, working group meetings, and more.
Click here here to become a member of the new MICC network, a year-round community devoted to the creation, presentation, and touring of contemporary circus in North America and around the world.

MICC - Professionals

Training and education with En Piste

En Piste, the Circus Arts National Network, offers professional training sessions to circus artists. For more information, please visit En Piste Website.

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