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The Journey Ahead: 2023-2026 Strategic Plan

We recommit to working with artists and arts organizations from across this land to revitalize our sector, and to ensure that equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism, accessibility and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples guide our actions.

  • NAC Hip Hop Festival festival

    Hip hop culture takes centre stage

    Our eleven-day festival celebrates the power of words in the convergence of hip hop and theatre, featuring battle rap, spoken word, staged readings, panels, concerts and virtual events. January 31 to February 10.

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    NAC Orchestra Mentorship Program

    Play it forward! A bold and innovative professional development initiative for talented emerging and early career professional orchestral creatives from around the world. 

  • On the left, Kelly-Marie Murphy, a woman with short curly hair, and on the right, Kevin Lau, a man with short black hair wearing glasses. world premiere

    Strauss reimagined

    Four Canadian composers have been commissioned by the NAC Orchestra to create new works that serve as modern counterparts to German composer Richard Strauss’s music.

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