Grads give last show before running away to the circus

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Photo: Danielle Burns

Vancouverite Claire Hopson is one of 22 graduates from the ECQ professionals program who have been living and studying circus arts in Quebec City.

Not all directors would want the word catastrophe in the name of their show. However, Maxime Perron, artistic director of Catastrophe ultraviolette, is unafraid. The actor and first-time director of the graduates’ final show at the École de Cirque (ECQ) chose a rather abstract theme based on a concept from quantum physics.