Welcome to performing arts professionals

This section is dedicated to national and international performing arts professionals: presenters, programmers, festival directors, artistic advisors, as well as professionals involved in the performing arts who wish to attend the FTA.


The FTA cancelled all programming scheduled for presentation from May 20 to June 3, 2020. Read the press release for more details.


FTA 2020


Browse the official program to learn all there is to know about the shows presented in the 14th edition of the Festival.

Download the official Program 


Get the full performance schedule, including locations and show lengths.

Download the Show schedule


These activities for artists and theatre and dance professionals are an opportunity to reflect, to experiment and to recharge. Discover the Playground for Professionals.

FTA Clinics

Workshops for Professional Artists

FTA Playgrounds

Press Room

The Press room will provide you with a wealth of information on the shows featured in the program such as interviews or press reviews. Contact Mélanie Carbonneau to get the password.

Press room access


Parallel Performances

We offer a guide of dance and theatre performances taking place in Montreal during the FTA. You will find in the guide all the contact details for reservations.

Available mid-May 2021


HQ –

Hospitality Lounge

Upon your arrival, I invite you to make your way to the Hospitality Lounge at the Headquarters of the Festival, located at 175 President Kennedy Avenue, where you will receive practical documentation relevant to your stay. The opening hours of the Hospitality Lounge are from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day during the Festival.

Professional Ticket Office

The professional ticket office is located in the Hospitality lounge at the Headquarters of the festival and is open every day from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.



Practical Guide

This guide will help you discover a unique side of Montreal and provide practical information you may need during your stay.

Available early May 2021

Electronic Travel Authorization

Visa-exempt foreign nationals are expected to have an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) to fly to or transit through Canada.

more Info


Taxi to and from the Pierre-Elliot Trudeau International Airport (YUL) is about a $45 flat rate (surcharges during rush hours). A tip of 10% to 15% is expected.

Shuttle 747 Express Bus

The 747 shuttle service runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every 15 minutes.

The fare is $10 per person. The tickets are available, at the STM’s kiosk in front of the international arrivals exit at the airport.

The bus trip takes between 40 and 70 minutes depending on traffic.



See the locations where the FTA is brought to life.




Mélanie Carbonneau
Assistant to the Co-Executive Direction and Artistic Direction
+1 514 842-0704 #16