Presse

2022

The Nation

“Our Inuit culture is important to us, and we wish to preserve and celebrate it fully,” the group stated. “We create shows based on Inuit myths, legends and storytelling through contemporary circus arts.”

Global Montréal

Artistic director Vanessa Rigaux joins Global’s Kim Sullivan with a preview.

CBC All in a Weekend

Nunavik circus troupe tells contemporary stories blended with Inuit mythology​.

​Journal Métro – Caroline Bertrand

« Politique, constructions sociales, féminisme, enjeux autochtones : tant de sujets que les clowns ne craignent pas d’aborder. »

​Montreal Gazette – Jim Burke

Diving into the deep end of Montreal’s fall theatre season.

2019

Montreal Gazette – Jim Burke

« This is a festival that looks to the outer limits of the clown universe. »

The Link – Abegail Ranaudo

​ »Huotari’s style of clowning allowed her to grapple with U.S. politics. She performed in the bouffon style where her protagonist came to mock the audience, rather than the clown poking fun at its own flaws. »

2018

Clowns take over Montreal – Global News

“Our Inuit culture is important to us, and we wish to preserve and celebrate it fully,” the group stated. “We create shows based on Inuit myths, legends and storytelling through contemporary circus arts.”

Montreal’s anglo theatre scene turns over a new leaf – Montreal Gazette

« ​Yes, there will be zany fun, and most probably fright wigs and red noses. But the festival has proved itself to be a lively showcase of up-and-coming and established talent that can appeal to those with a more scholarly interest in the form, too. »

Bill Brownstein: Yet more clowns are coming to Montreal – ​Montreal Gazette

« Troupers, anglos and francos from 11 companies hail from as near as here, Quebec City and Toronto and as far away as Santiago, Chile. The goals of festival organizers Rigaux and Kendall Savage are to provide a space for clowns to experiment in addition to educating the public on the fine art of clowning. »