HEALTH SAFETY RULES

The Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur is committed to respecting public health rules related to COVID-19 to provide you with a safe environment.

Health Measures to Be Implemented at the Big Top Venue for the Safety of Spectators, Workers and Volunteers

In collaboration with multiple organizations in the cultural sector, including venue organizations, associations, producers, partners and professionals, as well as other guidelines or studies from Europe and the United States, the established measures are based on various approved reopening guidelines and particularly on measures enacted by the Direction générale de la santé publique du Québec and the CNESST.

General measures

  • Alcohol-based gel dispensing stations where spectators can clean and sanitize their hands as they enter the Festival venue
  • Face masks must be worn throughout the site but can be removed once spectators are seated
  • A one- (1) metre distance from others inside the Big Top and throughout the Festival site
  • Tickets validated by reception staff wearing masks
  • Directional traffic flow for spectators until they are seated. One-way entrance on the east side of the Big Top
  • Reminder about health measures announced before the show
  • We plan to coordinate section-by-section spectator exits after each show to avoid crowding and facilitate physical distancing
  • Intermissions eliminated in order to prevent gatherings
  • Visual distancing indicators and floor markings
  • Health measures will be posted in the Big Top and on the website and communicated on our social networks and in our newsletters
  • Physical distancing compliance in the hall – one seat between each spectator group
  • Latecomers could be denied entry
  • Persons showing symptoms of COVID-19 will be denied entry
  • Physical distancing measures will apply in the waiting area
  • Alcohol-based hand sanitizer stations at toilet entrances and exits

Ticket counter

  • Physical distancing measures in the waiting area
  • Card transactions will be encouraged. Payment devices (POS) to be sanitized after each use

Sanitizing of premises

  • With an appropriate cleaning solution and on a regular basis: washrooms, door handles, stair railings, staircase handrails, faucets in washrooms

Measures Established for Events on the EXTERNAL Sites of  Festival des Arts de Saint-Sauveur 

General measures

  • Alcohol-based gel dispensing stations where spectators can clean and sanitize their hands as they enter the Festival venue
  • Face masks must be worn throughout the site but can be removed once spectators are seated
  • A one- (1) metre distance from others inside the Big Top and throughout the Festival site
  • Tickets validated by reception staff wearing masks

Specific measures for activities:

FASS Dance Battle outdoors at the Skate Park and Dance Films Under the Stars

  • Site access by reservation only, with ticket issuance
  • Activity sites marked out with separate entrances and exits
  • Maximum of 150 participants permitted on the site for the Dance Battle, maximum of 100 spectators for Movies Under the Stars, in order to comply with one- (1) metre physical distancing measure

Dance Trails

  • Staggered departures – 3:30, 4:30, 5:30 PM
  • Reservation system with pre-established departure time
  • Maximum of 50 participants permitted per trail tour
  • Masks to be worn at all times, as activity is done standing up
  • Trails are monitored
  • Marked-out sections for arrival and departure areas

On the program

Virtual FASS
2021 DIGITAL PRODUCTIONS

2021 DIGITAL PRODUCTIONS

IN TANDEM
Big Top
Soirée célébration 30e anniversaire FASS

30th Celebration Evening

OPENING NIGHT
29 July 21
Free activity
Andrew Skeels

UNDER THE STARS

DANCE FILMS
29 July to 7 August 21
Big Top
Jera Wolf, Begin Again

Reverie

JERA WOLFE
30 July 21
Big Top
Compagnie Marie Chouinard,

Radical Vitality

COMPAGNIE MARIE CHOUINARD
31 July 21
Free activity
Dance Battle Crazy Smooth

Break and popping

FASS DANCE BATTLE
31 July 21
Big Top
Four old legs

Four old legs

CITADEL + COMPAGNIE
1 August 21
Big Top
Côté Danse, Guillaume Côté

+ (Dix)

CÔTÉ DANSE
4 to 6 August 21
Virtual FASS
FASS Forward,

International Short Dance Films Festival

FASS FORWARD
1 August 21
Free activity
Les sentiers de la danse, Eva Kolarova

DANCE TRAILS

LES SENTIERS DE LA DANSE
5 to 8 August 21
Big Top
Les Grands Ballets canadiens

Mixed Program

LES GRANDS BALLETS CANADIENS
8 August 21
Big Top
La Pietà, Angèle Dubeau

Immersion

ANGÈLE DUBEAU AND LA PIETÀ
7 August 21
Virtual FASS
Une solitude partagée

2020 DIGITAL PRODUCTIONS

A SHARED SOLITUDE

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