2024 Application dates

Registration opens: Friday, March 1, 2024 at 12 noon
Registration deadline: Stage 1: May 6, 2024 / Stage 2: May 20, 2024 / Stage 3: May 27, 2024

The summer workshops are intended for people aged 18 and over who have some knowledge of circus arts or related disciplines such as dance, gymnastics, trampoline, diving…

These individuals wish to develop skills in basic circus techniques (acrobatics, handstand, flexibility and physical preparation) and seek to deepen their knowledge of circus disciplines.

In this workshop, the individual will choose a main circus discipline for which he/she will have hours allocated to develop skills related to that specific technique as well as the construction of routines.

Included in this workshop:

  • Main discipline
  • Acrobatics
  • Balance on hands
  • Trampoline
  • Physical preparation (ex: flexibility, bodybuilding, Pilates, yoga, etc.)
  • Varied complementary workshops (e.g. dance, theatrical performance, mime, flying trapeze, etc.)



Monday to Friday
Classes can be held between 8am and 6pm


2 weeks 
Approximately 25 hours per week*

*Two public holidays fall within the first two courses, so the rest of the days of these two weeks will be slightly longer in order to respect the 25-hour course per week.


  • Workshop 1: June 17th to June 28th 2024
  • Workshop 2 : July 1st to July 12th 2024 (full)
  • Workshop #3 : July 15th to July 26th 2024 (full)

Available disciplines (limited spots)

You can only choose 1 main discipline per workshop.

Aerials (lyra/hoop, straps, tissu/silks, dance trapeze, fixed trapeze) | Chinese hoops | Handstands | Tight wire | Juggling | Hand to hand* | Chinese pole | German wheel | Cyr wheel | Trampwall 

* Disciplines in duo are offered only to those who register with their partner.



$1 200 CAD + taxes per workshop (2 weeks)

$100 discount when you register for two consecutive workshops (4 weeks)

$200 discount when you register for three consecutive workshops (6 weeks)


18 spots available

Deadlines for registrations :

  • Workshop 1: May 6th 2024
  • Workshop 2: May 20th 2024
  • Workshop 3: May 27th 2024

Registrations cancelled before the respective registration deadlines for each course will be eligible for a full refund. For cancellations after these deadlines, please see our refund policy below.


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Cancelation by École de cirque de Québec

If one of the workshop is canceled by ÉCQ, the registered participant will receive a full refund of his registration fees.

Cancelation by the participant – before the deadline

Any participant who cancels his registration to a workshop before the respective deadline of the workshop in question will be eligible to receive a full refund of his registration fees.

Cancelation by the participant – after the deadline

Any participant who cancels their registration for the course after the registration deadlines but before the start of the course will be eligible to receive a refund. However, an administrative fee of 20% will be deducted from the invoice.

Cancellation by the participant – after the start of the course

No refunds will be made, except in exceptional cases. Any cancellation request made after the beginning of the course will be subject to an evaluation.