2020 Festival


MTL Clowns presents: the 5th edition of the Montreal Clown Festival

New Recipes

free digital events
​OCT 1-4, 2020

Video Pop-ups

In rotation all week-end

​OCT 1-4, 2020​ – Facebook

Ander Gates | Céline Jolin | Évelyne Laniel | Philippe Thibaudeau
Alicia Payne | Morro and Jasp

Knowing Pochinko

Round Table*

OCT 2, 2020, 19h – YouTube

With: John Turner / Miriam Cusson / Elsa Menendez / Jacqueline Russell / Jed Tomlinson

Moderated by
Vanessa Rigaux, Artistic Director, Montreal Clown Festival
​(​in English)

What do we know about Richard Pochinko? John Turner of the Manitoulin Conservatory for Creation and Performance (The Clown Farm) and several students/colleagues discuss in a round table discussion. Fostering an intergenerational, intercultural, and interdisciplinary dialogue around passing down knowledge of Pochinko training.

Clown Disco Party!

Saturday Night
Oct 3, 2020, 21h – ZOOM

Special 5 MINUTE dance party
To celebrate our 5 year festival anniversary

Outdoor Pop-ups!

​*Unfortunately all outdoor performances planned were cancelled due to COVID.

4 outdoor pop-up performances / 3 secret locations

Outdoor shows (part of New Recipes/Nouvelles Recettes) are not being announced and will be surprise pop ups to passers-by in 3 secret locations. Performers will not be allowed to perform if they have not conformed with the health and safety guidelines of the Quebec Health Department.

Mille Linda

Doloreze Léonard

​​Throughout the performances, the lovely Mlle Linda will keep the audience safe and separate!

Phil d’Ariane

Ariane Cabana & Philibert Hébert Fillion

Tim & Joe

Tim Tylor & Joe de Paul


Josiane Proteau

Francis & Françoise

Vanessa Kneale & ​Stéphane Landry