As revealed an article in La Presse on June 26th, the School is proud to announce it will take part in the opening ceremony of the Pan Am Games on July 10th in Toronto! Cirque du Soleil designs and produces this exclusive original creation and will involve the National Circus School alongside three other renowned Canadian arts organizations: the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, the National Ballet School of Canada and the Toronto Dance Theatre. Fifteen first and second year students of the higher education program of the School will participate.

The production will be presented to an audience of more than 40 000 spectators under the Pan Am Dome and broadcasted to millions of TV viewers around the world. A unique experience for our students!

In Canada, the Opening Ceremony can be watched live on CBC/ Radio-Canada (check local listings).

To read the full press release, click here.