National Arts Center

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The National Ballet of Canada performed on opening night 1969 and has performed every year since.

Dancer: Kathryn Hosier, Photo: Karolina Kuras

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Karen Kain and Rex Harrington speak about their ballet careers

Rex speaks of the rewards of coaching and passing on knowledge while Karen shares her vision for the coming years.

  • Family day

    Family programming

    The performing arts can be powerful and transformative for young people. It's our hope that the experiences we offer will inspire young minds and open new worlds.

  • Announcement

    Sizzling Summer Shows

    New shows in dance, theatre and music have just been announced.  Grab your seats for these hot shows!

  • Creation

    New Album

    A musical summit with the NAC Orchestra, Alain Lefèvre and a masterful work by Walter Boudreau –THE BOUNDS OF OUR DREAMS, available now!

Celebrating 50 years of music, theatre and dance

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