The self-training program gives circus arts professionals access to specialized equipment and a space for occasional or regular training to keep themselves fit for technical practice.
Starting January 2021, Cirque du Soleil will host self training in André Simard Studio. The management of this service for professionals is provided by the TOHU team.
This page will continue to be updated.
Please read all of the following before booking!
Only the following are eligible:
IMPORTANT: Artists must bring their own acrobatic equipment!
Monday to Friday
Two blocks of 3 hours of training have been predefined:
Block 1: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Block 2: 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Duration of the session:
The duration of the allotted session includes the warm-up period, the installation of the acrobatic equipment, the dismantling, cleaning and storage of this equipment, as well as any stretching period after training. The artist must leave any training area at the end of the exact time of his or her allotted session.
André Simard Studio: 7 training stations.
NOTE: All zones will be equipped with the following facilities:
Self-training will be free for any artist thanks to the support of Cirque du Soleil.
Access to the training areas is subject to strict discipline and to the participation of everyone, as well as to the maintenance of equipment and objects with which you have been in contact.
To train at the Cirque du Soleil, you are required:
OBLIGATION for all artists and accompanying persons to be aware of the health standards to be respected and the document of release-waiver-indemnity by completing this form.
Space booking is only available online, via the link below.
No email requests will be taken into account.
No one will be admitted without an appointment.
On the day of training:
Training zones are assigned. The artist will be able to remove his face cover (mask) within his training area. The artist will have to put it back on to move outside of the training area.
4. Clean your equipment by yourself before starting your training and before leaving.
5. After your training, come back to the reception by following the one way traffic flow, and write your departure time.
The periods of free training could coincide with Tohu's projects. As a result, La TOHU cannot guarantee the exclusive use of the spaces allocated for free practice.
La TOHU may cancel or move a training period or space on simple notice to the Artist and without further formality.
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