Preparatory Program

Develop your full potential!

The School offers this training program to young people between the ages of 9 and 17 who seek to develop their full potential to apply to the Circus and High School studies or to the higher-education program leading to the Diploma of Collegial Studies in circus arts (DEC).

It aims to develop a solid base of artistic and technical training in the performing arts and circus disciplines as well as acquire a strong physical preparation.

This training program is extracurricular. Thirteen hours of training per week are scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and on Saturday mornings from 9 am to 1pm.

Students pursue an academic education at the primary or secondary school of their choice. Moreover, partner schools from Montreal area welcome some students in their combined Sport and Studies or Arts and Studies programs. Those schools adapt their academic time schedule to free time for the circus training and transportation.
Learn more about the partner schools.

Learn more about the detailed program and admission

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  • ExtracurricularOpen or Close
    • Thirteen hours of training per week are scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings and on Saturday mornings.
    • Students pursue an academic education at the primary or secondary school of their choice.


    Courses start in September, however, applications are accepted at any time and a children demonstrating the required skills can join the program during the year by contacting Marilou Cousineau.

    Marilou Cousineau
    (514) 982-0859 ext. 264

  • Shared TimeOpen or Close
    • Sixteen hours of training per week at the École nationale de cirque (National Circus School) are scheduled on weekday afternoons.
    • Academic subjects are taught in the morning at the partner school. Transportation between the participating institution and the School is arranged for the afternoon session.

     
    The Entrance Exam is intended to assess the potential and achievements of the candidate and his ability to acquire skills. Only candidates who registered for the Entrance Exam and received a summons from the School may enter the Entrance Exam.


    Partner Schools :

    École St-Arsène - Commission scolaire de Montréal
    6272, Christophe-Colomb
    Montreal, Quebec, H2S 2H5
    http://st-arsene.csdm.ca/programmes/eleve-athlete/
    Contact: Sylvie Chaloux (514) 596-5011
    chalouxs@csdm.qc.ca

    École Wilfrid-Bastien -Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l'Île
    8155, Collerette
    Montreal, Quebec, H1P 2V6
    www.wilfridbastien.com/
    Contact : Josée Paquet (514) 325-0480 poste 17514
    josee-paquet@cspi.qc.ca

    For additional information, please contact Johanne Larose.


Register for this program

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Fall semester :
August 30 to June 15, 2017

Winter semester :
January 8 to June 1, 2018


Registration all year long!


Did you know?

The School also offers recreational activities for young people between 4 and 17 years of age.

Including an Acro-Cirque PLUS session, 5 hours, 7 hours or even up to 9 hours a week.

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