Welcome to the MICC Network & the MICC Online
BECOME A MICC MEMBER/ACCESS YOUR MEMBER PROFILE
The MICC (International Market for Contemporary Circus) Network has launched! Welcome to a global community dedicated to the creation, presentation, and touring of contemporary circus in North America and around the world. Membership is offered free of charge to all participants during our beta period. Once your membership has been approved, you will start receiving Zoom links to MICC activities.
Your MICC network membership comes with:
▪ Access to MICC online activities & Zoom recordings of past online activities, including pitch sessions, training workshops, working group meetings, panel discussions and networking activities.
▪ Online access to our member directory.
▪ Registration discount for the in-person MICC 2021.
Learn About the Working Groups
The MICC Working Groups are peer-moderated discussion and collaboration groups focused on specific concerns & objectives. These groups meet regularly via Zoom and share online bulletin board/discussion forums. Meet the Working Group Co-Leaders Here.
Get to Know the Artists of the MICC
The MICC connects artists & presenters via virtual Pitch Sessions called ‘Tour de Piste.’ Take a look at the Tour de Piste artists here, then join the MICC to access the pitch sessions:
TOUR DE PISTE JULY 6-9 (24 COMPANIES)
TOUR DE PISTE SEPTEMBER 25 (6 COMPANIES)
Explore Past MICC Virtual Programming
The MICC Online launched with a 4 day virtual convening July 6-9, 2020. Explore the program via the links below, or join the MICC today to access the Zoom recordings of most of these events:
TOUR DE PISTE LINEUP
5@CIRQUE - CANADIAN CIRCUS WELCOMES YOU
CIRCUS WORLD REPORTS
WORKSHOP - DEEPENING YOUR CIRCUS KNOWLEDGE
WORKSHOP - SOCIAL CIRCUS: A VIABLE PATH FOR ARTISTS
WORKSHOP - WHY & HOW TO PRESENT CIRCUS DURING COVID
LAUNCH OF WORKING GROUPS
The MICC Market constitutes North America’s most important single-discipline professional encounter for the field of contemporary circus, offering North American, European, and other international presenters from all disciplines a one-stop research opportunity to discover and connect with touring artists and works from Canada and around the world.
Find out more about the MICC in video HERE.
With its International Market of Contemporary Circus, TOHU is proud to have helped increased the visibility of so many circus artists and professionals over the years and to have created a key annual point of encounter for the circus world.
▪ Support and promote the development of circus arts on the international scene.
▪ Encourage artist-presenter encounters, discussions, and opportunities.
▪ Develop a North American network for the presentation and touring of contemporary circus.
▪ Raise the profile of creative artists in Canada.
Please don’t hesitate to reach out should you have any questions!
Ruth Wikler, MICC Director
Sara Frattolillo, MICC Project Manager
Ariana Shaw, MICC Virtual Production Manager
Nadine Marchand, Montréal Complètement Cirque Director
Stéphane Lavoie, TOHU Executive and Programming Director