Workshops

Leave this year’s MICC with a toolbox filled with strategies linked to the logistics around creation, presenting, and touring for contemporary circus.


Funding Opportunities for Canadian Artists
DATE : Monday July 8
TIME : 10 am - 11:30 am
PLACE : Festival Headquarters

OPEN TO MICC REGISTRANTS ONLY
Bilingual

Program Officers for the Canada Council for the Arts offer an informational session on a new profile available through the Canadian Arts Council : New/Early Career Artist, created to support artists who are entering or who are in the early stages of their professional career in one or more fields of practice recognized by the Canada Council (including circus). This profile also welcomes artists who are new to Canada and may have received training or begun a career in their country of origin.

Speakers :
Nathalie Hébert, Program Officer for Arts Across Canada & Abroad
Sue-Ellen Gerritsen, Program Officer for Explore and Create.


What’s Creative Export Canada all about?

LUNCH PROVIDED - By registration -before July 4th

DATE : Monday July 8
TIME : 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
PLACE : Festival Headquarters

OPEN TO MICC REGISTRANTS ONLY

Creative Export Canada offers annual funding for projects that help Canadian creative industries reach more people around the world. Creative Export Canada supports projects that generate export revenues and help Canadian works shine abroad whatever the platform or format! Would you like to know more about this new program? How to apply and what we are looking for? Come and join us.

They will also offer more information about trade missions and international trade events that can offer opportunities to increase the export capacity of creative industries. Learn more about their previous missions and, most importantly, what’s coming soon!

Speakers : Viviane Doyon, Senior Business Development Officer - Canadian Heritage – Government of Canada
Marie Isabel Maples, Senior Analyst – Creative Export Canada Program - Canadian Heritage – Government of Canada


Touring in the USA : Navigating the US Visa and Tax System for Performing Artists
DATE : Monday July 8
TIME : 1 pm - 2:30 pm
PLACE : Festival Headquarters

OPEN TO MICC REGISTRANTS ONLY
In English

Pioneering artist mobility advocate and immigration law firm Tamizdat of New York City offers this workshop for international artists and agents seeking to tour their work in the US. Learn the basics on navigating a uniquely complex system of visas and tax policy for foreign artists.
Panelist :
Matthew Covey, Tamizdat


One-on-One Consultations for Circus Artists
DATE : Monday July 8
TIME : 2 pm - 4:30 pm
PLACE : Festival Headquarters

OPEN TO MICC REGISTRANTS ONLY
Bilingual

Circus artists : sign up for 20-minute one-on-one sessions with visiting experts to discuss your specific situation.

Consultants : **
**Matthew Covey
, Tamizdat
Nathalie Hébert, Program Officer for Arts Across Canada & Abroad
Sue Ellen Gerritsen, Program Officer for Explore and Create
Viviane Doyon, Senior Business Development Officer- Canadian Heritage- Government of Canada
Marie Isabel Maples, Senior Analyst – Creative Export Canada Program – Canadian Heritage – Government of Canada
La Machinerie, organisme for living arts
Bernard Lagacé, Director of Diagramme


North American Working Group
DATE : Wednesday July 10
TIME : 2 pm - 4:30 pm
PLACE : Concordia University, John Molson Building, 1450 Guy street
In English

By Invitation Only


Focus Export : Support for Programming Quebec Companies (IN FRENCH)
DATE : Wednesday July 10
TIME : 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
PLACE : Concordia University, John Molson Building, 1450 Guy street

OPEN TO MICC REGISTRANTS ONLY
In french

Interested in programming Quebec companies? Discover how Quebec and Canadian funding instutions can help.

Speaker :
Jean Fortin, Program Officer, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec

Information

Registration to the MICC on Zone Festival:

If you are a cultural programmer → HERE

If you are a producer/booking agent, artistic company, artist, school, supplier for the circus industry or a cultural public agent → HERE

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For any questions, please contact:
Lison Cautain
Director of sector development lison.cautain@tohu.ca

Professional activities:
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