Your National Moment

The National Arts Centre is an extraordinary place. But it’s also an idea – a galvanizing idea.

It’s the idea that by working together with artists and arts organizations in every part of the country, we can create a truly national stage for the performing arts in Canada. Every year the NAC collaborates with thousands of artists and arts organizations across Canada, helping to create a national stage for the performing arts.

These are a few of the extraordinary artists who have called the NAC home:

Here we share the story of some of Canada’s most creative artists, and demonstrate how their careers were nourished by the National Arts Centre. Each story is accompanied by a beautiful image, captured by celebrated photographer Shin Sugino.