Cirque Barcode, Acting for Climate Montréal - Canada - Québec

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Photo credit : Eric Bates
Photo credit : Eric Bates
Photo credit : Agathe Bisserier
Photo credit : Agathe Bisserier


July 8, 6:30 PM
July 9, 6:30 PM
July 10, 6:30 PM
July 11, 1:30 PM
July 14, 6:30 PM - supplementary
July 15, 6:30 PM
July 16, 6:30 PM
July 17, 6:30 PM
July 18, 1:30 PM


Duration90 minutes
PlaceOutdoor experience - MEETING POINT AT TOHU


General admission: $ 29
(Taxes not included, service charges included)

For everyone

From the age of 6


Experiential journey
Departure from TOHU at 6:30 pm, and at 1:30 pm on July 11 and 18.

A human homage to nature
A spectacular celebration of nature and the power of community awaits you in this outdoor experience! Here, rocks, trees and groves become the stage for the flights, lifts, climbs and jostles of the eight acrobat-dancers of this striking show.

Furiously, each of them pursues a quest for ever higher, ever greater - a quest as frantic as it is risky... until, inevitably and brutally, the collapse occurs, causing various breathtaking acrobatic falls! Realizing their excessive haste, they reconnect. With others, with their environment. The bodies rise, support each other, in a sublime collective momentum.

Designed to have a minimal ecological impact, Branché evokes the current challenges of humanity and delivers a powerful message of hope. By working together, a sustainable future is within reach.

A perfect and amazing symbiosis between human and nature!


Cirque Barcode was founded with a vision of unifying highcaliber circus with a new style of theatrical storytelling, as well as with a goal of sustainable touring. After performing for numerous companies, television shows and live performances around the world and winning multiple awards for their acts, in 2019 they made their first show Sweat & Ink, followed soon after by* Branché.* Besides continuing to redefine how circus can be performed, they continue to examine how the circus community can contribute to the sustainability movement, working to raise awareness of the climate crisis through their art.

Acting for Climate Montréal is a company created in 2019 whose mission is to work towards a more sustainable future by combining performing arts and environmentalism. To achieve this, the group reimagines the way their art is practiced to find concrete solutions to environmental challenges. Through performances in nature the artists reconnect with their local environment and encourage spectators to see the nature that surrounds them in new light, to appreciate it, and therefore to protect it. By advocating mutual aid and the strength of community, they aim to inspire their audiences to act for a more sustainable future.

MONTREAL COMPLETEMENT CiRQUE warmly thanks the Cirque du Soleil Group for the loan of their spaces for this 12th edition of the festival.

For more information on sanitary measures in place, click here.

Presented by

La Presse


Artistic view
Emilie Emiroglou

Acrobatic look Jerome Lebeau

TOHU, Conseil des Arts de Montreal, Horschamps Espace de Création, Nordisk Kulturfond, Les 7 doigts de la main

Anne-Marie Godin, Agathe Bisserier, Heidi Blais, Stefanie Fournier, Adrien Malette-Chénier, Eric Bates, Nathan Biggs-Penton, Tristan Nielsen.

Olivier Landry-Gagnon

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