Cas Public is the recipient of the CINARS Dance Award – International Touring category presented by Cinars on Thursday, November 15, 2018. This inaugural prize, accompanied by a $ 5,000 cash prize, recognizes one of
the tours of the production entitled 9, performed between February 25 to May 5, 2018. This tour included 34 performances in 3
countries (France, Belgium and Sweden) and 18 cities including Paris and
Stockholm, two major European capitals in cultural scene. These performances have also been presented on exceptional stages such as the Opéra National de Paris, the Dansens Hus in Stockholm (sold
out) or the Palais des Beaux Arts in Charleroi. The award was presented by Mr. Alain Paré, President, Executive Director and Founder of CINARS to Hélène Blackburn, Artistic and Executive Director
of Cas Public, at the 8th edition of the Montreal Dance Awards at the Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel. For the occasion, Mrs. Blackburn was accompanied by Mickaël Spinnhirny, Development Officer
in charge of this tour.
Photo : Nadia Drouin (CINARS), Hélène Blackburn (Cas Public), Mickael Spinnhirny, Alain Paré