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Cirque Global Highlights Quebec’s Influence on Contemporary Circus

Collaborating professors Louis Patrick Leroux (of Montreal’s Concordia University) and Charles Batson (of Union College, NY) have put together a book which compiles much of the current circus research based around Quebec circus (Cirque du Soleil and beyond) and shows its influence on the world of contemporary circus. Leroux also organizes the Montreal Working Group on Circus Researchwhich holds regular workshops and roundtables.
hops and roundtables. What is unique about Cirque Global is that it does not dwell on the history of circus–since that has been done so well elsewhere–but instead, features the laser sharp observations of top circus resear...
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Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell has written about circus for CircusTalk.News, Spectacle magazine, Circus Now, Circus Promoters and was a resident for Circus Stories, Le Cirque Vu Par with En Piste in 2015 at the Montreal Completement Cirque Festival. They are the former editor of CircusTalk.News, American Circus Educators magazine, as well as a staff writer for the web publication Third Coast Review, where they write about circus, theatre, arts and culture. Kim is a member of the American Theater Critics Association.