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Concordia Pulls Back the Curtain on the Creative Process of Contemporary Circus July 2-12

Home to Cirque du Soleil, the National Circus School, TOHU and more, Montreal is at the heart of Quebec’s billion-dollar contemporary circus industry. And for the first two weeks of July, industry members, artists and fans will converge on the city for the annual Montréal complètement cirque festival.

Amid this flurry of excitement, Concordia University’s Louis Patrick Leroux is teaching his third international graduate summer seminar on circus research. It brings together 25 students and professional artists from nearly a dozen countries to think, write and perform their way through circus and its multiple meanings…

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