National Arts Center

Indigenous Theatre has arrived

Join from now until September 29 for an all-Indigenous takeover of the National Arts Centre as we celebrate the launch of Indigenous Theatre’s first season!

Photo: Steve Simzer

Discover what’s on

Indigenous Arts Festival

With a season focused on themes of cultural reclamation, Indigenous women’s resilience and theatre as an artistic resurgence, we proudly claim space at the NAC with contemporary, traditional and culturally-specific Indigenous activities and events.

  • Treemonisha is finally getting the reinvention it deserves

    Volcano Theatre’s powerful collaboration is the driving force behind bringing new life to Treemonisha, Scott Joplin's ground-breaking 1911 opera.

  • Reboot of Counting Sheep: Staging A Revolution

    “It was easy and hard at the same time,” says Marichka Marczyk about the reboot of Counting Sheep: Staging A Revolution, a music theatre hybrid that plunges its audience into the 2014 ‘Revolution of Dignity’ in Kyiv, Ukraine.

  • Kid Koala’s The Storyville Mosquito

    Like his 2014 show Nufonia Must Fall, Kid Koala's upcoming production The Storyville Mosquito will blend puppetry, miniature sets, multiple cameras, projection and live musical performance to tell a universal story.