Montréal Circus School Announces New Director of Studies

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Montréal Circus School Announces New Director of Studies

Circus schools are back in swing and Ecole national de cirque (ENC) announced their new director of studies (Thursday, September 16th). It is none other than former graduate, circus artist and Cirque du Soleil artistic director James Tanabe. ENC states on their Facebook page, “He succeeded Daniela Arendasova, who retired after 33 years of meaningful contributions to the growth and development of the institution. Graduated from our School in 2004, James Tanabe was chosen for his in-depth knowledge of circus arts, international social implications, and assertive strategic vision. We welcome him to our team!” To learn more about James Tanabe’s nomination and to practise your French while doing so, visit...

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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 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.