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Candide 1
Andrew Miller
Candide 2
Andrew Miller
Candide 3
JF Savaria
Candide 4
Andrew Miller


July 4 to 14

(break on July 8)

7:15 PM & 10:15 PM


Duration30 minutes
PlaceJardins Gamelin (Métro Berri-UQAM)


Presentation partner: Quartier des spectacles partnership.

Right after the Minutes complètement cirque, all acrobats merge toward Jardins Gamelin under the shelter of a massive acrobatic arch.

Majestic and unrestrained, the thirty-two artists fly away and fall back, gathering, swinging and jumping. In the air or onto the large circus ring surrounded by the audience, they oscillate between righteousness and instinct, discipline and adventure, taken by a powerful soundtrack replicating those opposites.

Swirling on the ground or in the air, the company’s artists sweep us into an invigorating magnificent and moving fresco.


You liked Candide's soundtrack? Discover it here!

Anthony Venisse, originally from France, made Québec his own almost 20 years ago.
In addition to being a Montréal’s National Circus School graduate, he is professionally trained at the Circus Space in London.

This multitalented artist is successively assistant choreographer, teacher, clown and now stage director for independent shows as well as companies such as Cirque du Soleil. In 2007, he presents Le Concierge at TOHU, and again in 2014 during the Festival. He directed several cabarets in Germany and will contribute this year to one of the two creations by the National Circus School graduates.

Designer and director for MINUTES COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE and the large-scale production at Place Émilie-Gamelin since the very beginning, Anthony is a central pillar of MONTRÉAL COMPLÈTEMENT CiRQUE. Never ceasing to renew himself and pushing the boundaries for each of his creations, he brings much of the magic well known to the Festival.

Presented by



Maxime Fortin - Candide Army / Krump: Maxime Fortin - Breathing Krump Straps: Vivaldi: Giustino, RV 717, Act 1 Scene 7: No. 9, Aria, "Vedrò con mio diletto" (Anastasio) Dance / Waltz: Valse de Ravel by Charles Dutoit, OSM. Balance: Max Richter - Sarajevo Fabric : Max Richter - November


Agustin Rodriguez Beltran
Amie Patching
Andrea Martinez
Antino Pansa
Antoine Boissereau
Ashley Youren
Balla Moussa Bangoura
Chanelle Allaire
Charlotte Fallu
Dean Murrell
Frida Velasco
Jasmine Gagné-Morin
Jesse Harris
Julia Stewart
Julien Desforges
Laurent Racicot
Leela Masuret
Marie-Adeline Choquet
Mathilde Richer
Mathilde Heuzé
Maxime Charron
Megan Rennels
Michael Carter
Naïka Aymon
Nancy Luna Gutiérrez
Nathan Dee
Ron Oppenheimer
Selena Russo
Yann Lortie
Yuma Arias
Zebulon Simoneau

Production Manager: Guillaume Labelle
In charge of outdoor programming: Amélie Moncelet
Production Coordinator: Catherine Pepin
Technical Director: May Gauthier
Coordo St-Denis: Diane Varlet
Coordo Gamelin: Sarah Merrette
Operations Manager: Félix Duranceau
Logistics Coordinator: Laurence Boisvert
Designer and director: Anthony Venisse
Assistant Director: Félix Tremblay-Terrien
Freestyle Coach: Olaf Triebel
Freestyle coach: Guillaume Biron
Choreographer: Lucie Vigneault
Creative Director Minutes / Gamelin: Cynthia Bouchard-Gosselin
Régisseure St-Denis: Séphanie Sanchez
Assistant Stage Manager St-Denis: Sarah Lavergne
Sound Environment Designer: Maxime Fortin
Lighting Designer: Paul Chambers
Costume Designer / Makeup: Angela Rassenti
Dressmaker: Marie-Audrey Jacques
Assistant costume / accessories / make-up: Jonathan Taillefer Saucier
Assistant to outside programming: Félix-Antoine Gauthier

Chief Sound: Mathieu Dumont
Head Sound Assistant: Guy Fortin
Chef LX: Thomas Gentleman
Chief Assistant LX: Louis-Charles Lusignan
Chef Machins: Chrisitan Belisle
Project Manager - Rigging: Marc Gauthier
Chief rigger field: Alexandre Barbu Bergeron
St-Denis shooter and rigger: Reneaud-Pierre

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