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Circus Summer Seminar in Montreal

We hear that you are facilitating a seminar with Concordia University this summer about Quebec performing arts with a focus on circus. How did you get the idea to organize such a seminar and when is it?
conic Montréal Complètement Cirque‘s celebration of international contemporary circus to the Just for Laughs  festival of comedy. This year, Montreal plans to celebrate even harder with their 375MLT events running strong all summer (which means even more circus on the streets). What you may not know is that in among that sea of jazz fans, start-up CEO’s and comedy-goers will be a cadre of circademics, thanks to a determined circus and theater scholar named Dr. Patrick Leroux. This year, he continues with his mission (last summer he and colleagues Karen Fricker and Charles Batson organized a conference) of facilitating more circus exposure for academics by offering up a summer intensiv...
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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.