Alice at the Capital Pride Parade | Alice au Défilé de la Fierté de la capitale

Alice’s Adventures at the Capital Pride Parade

To help celebrate the Magic of Alice that will take place at the National Arts Centre this season, Dance and English Theatre sent a marching float of Alices to join the Capital Pride Parade festivities. They…

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Composer Abigail Richardson visits Colonel By Secondary School

Storytelling Through Music with Composer Abigail Richardson

Kids are a big part of every NAC Orchestra tour. In preparation for its October 2014 tour to the United Kingdom commemorating the outbreak of the First World War, the Orchestra asked Canadian composer Abigail…

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Students at the barre, Ballet masterclass with Alberta Ballet's Ballet Master Beverly Bagg. | Kirsten Andersen

NAC Dance Masterclasses open new horizons for students

It’s only 10:30 on a Saturday morning but a group of eager dance students have already worked up a sweat. The students are in the middle of a masterclass at the NAC with Pierre Lapointe, principal ballet master…

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Left: <em>Alice Through the Looking-Glass</em>, Natasha Greenblatt as Alice. Right: Jillian Vanstone in <em>Alice&rsquo;s Adventures in Wonderland</em>. | Photos: David Krovblit, Cylla von Tiedemann

Down the rabbit hole and through the looking-glass

No, no! The adventures first… explanations take such a dreadful time.” – The Gryphon in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

There’s something about young Alice that has been inspiring artists and…

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Julia Foster in Iqaluit during the NAC Orchestra’s 2012 Northern Tour. | Fred Catroll

Farewell to Julia Foster: NAC Board Chair wraps up successful term

For eight years, Julia Foster brought her intellect, her business skills, and her love of the arts to the National Arts Centre as the Chair of Board of Trustees. Julia’s second term recently ended in July, after…

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