Director of Studies at the National Circus School, Daniela Arendasova, is among the 17 new recipients who have just been invested into the Ordre des arts et des lettres du Québec.

This distinction honours her commitment and dedication to the development of the circus arts and their influence in not only the province but around the world. The ceremony took place on May 27, 2019.

During her distinguished career, as a teacher Daniela has trained generations of highly skilled, internationally acclaimed and award-winning artists, and promoted the professionalization of their profession. As Director of Studies, she set up high school and college programs for both circus artists and teachers, greatly contributing to the recognition of the circus artist status in Quebec. This remarkable journey is today recognized by this high honour awarded to the people working in Quebec’s cultural sector.