Company Portmanteau is headed by circus and performing artists Luis Sartori do Vale and Mira Ravald. They will be perfoming their work teoksensa Piste, piste, piste in Montreal.

14. – 17.7.2022

École nationale de cirque

8181, Avenue du Cirque, Montreal


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Portmanteau(layout.types.url.description) was established in 2017. The Finnish-Brasilian contemporary circus company made its mark already in 2018, when it was presented the Sirkuksen Lumo –award in recognizition of their contribution to the development and promotion of Finnish circus.

Luis Sartori do Vale(layout.types.url.description)’s and Mira Ravald(layout.types.url.description)’s Piste, piste, piste is based on children’s book Três Pontinhos (Three Little Dots) by author and illustrator Mario Vale.  The three little dots are planted by a small child one day and they grow into beautiful lines.  The work is a combination of contemporary circus, dance and visual arts.  Suitable for ages 4 and up.

Showtimes at the École nationale de cirque, 8181, Avenue du Cirque, Montreal:

July 14  4.30 pm. (Discussion to follow)

July 16  2 pm and 4.30 pm (Discussion to follow)

July 17  2 pm and 4.30 pm

Tickets and details at the festival website(layout.types.url.description)

This event is part of Nordic Bridges(layout.types.url.description), a yearlong initiative to foster cultural exchanges between the Nordic countries and Canada.