Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique
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Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique supports contemporary dance artists by offering spaces and services adapted to research, creation, advanced training and professional development. It proposes a diversified programming of master classes and workshops, as well as a Support for Artists Program dedicated to dance professionals (residencies, mentorships and support for training program).


Residencies: Circuit-Est offers, per year, one to two technical residencies (two weeks, 50 hours of studio per week, a support to production, access to the technical equipment of the Jeanne-Renaud studio, 30 hours of technical service [set-up, touch ups, strike] in addition to the support offered by Circuit-Est’s Technical Director and its Assistant), four to six studio residencies (between 20 hours and 40 hours) intended for emerging choreographers (generational or disciplinary), and one to two mentorships (40 hours), intended for research or creation projects, and giving the opportunity to emerging artists to work with experienced artists. [Call for Submissions: March for the next season]

Services: Advanced training activities, rehearsal studios rental at affordable prices, international exchanges, studio/technical residencies, cultural mediation activities, Hors Circuit (last minute studio rental at reduced prices), Vendredis portes ouvertes (advice regarding project elaboration), and Chorégraphes anonymes (collaborative sessions on issues related to creation/production)

Diffusion: Presentation of ongoing work by artists in residence, closing presentation of cultural mediation activities and showcase by company members during events such as OFF CINARS, OFFTA, etc.

Contact: Édifice Jean-Pierre-Perreault, 2022 Sherbrooke East St. and espace Saint-André: 1881 Saint-André St., Montréal, (514) 525-1569,,