Circus in Montréal; Highlights of The International Market of Contemporary Circus-2018 - CircusTalk

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Circus in Montréal; Highlights of The International Market of Contemporary Circus-2018

CircusTalk was recently in Montréal–the circus hub of North America, reporting on the 9th annual Montréal Complètement Cirque Festival (MCC). The 11 day festival ran concurrent with the International Market of Contemporary Circus (MICC). While MCC is an all day contemporary circus festival full of indoor and outdoor programming that includes regional and international shows, the professional side of the conference (MICC) is organized around it as an opportunity for circus pros and programmers to come together to form connections and to develop industry standards.
Outdoor show Phenix We started our festival experience this year with the exciting energy of the outdoor show Phenix, directed by Anthony Venisse, who has directed the large scale outdoor show and Les Minutes since the beginning of Montréal Completement Cirque in 2010. The show was performed by local circus students with two shows on all but one night of the festival. Phenix was full of acrobatics, some juggling, Cyr wheel and group ...
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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.