Enjoy a rare, behind-the-scenes look at the NAC. Beginning on Southam Hall stage (one of the largest in North America), with access to spaces like the scenic shop, the Asper Theatre and backstage dressing rooms, go behind the curtain to explore where creativity, ingenuity and hard work come together to create the magic of the performing arts.
No ticket or reservation required.
Capacity is limited, participation is first come, first served. Last entry at 3:30 pm.
Here’s your chance to perform on stage at the NAC! Take part in choir, theatre and dance workshops.
All ages and abilities, no experience required. Capacity is limited, participation is first come, first served.
Short performances by some of Canada’s best music, dance and circus artists.
Parking at the NAC is free on Sunday; free parking is also available at Ottawa City Hall and World Exchange Plaza. More parking info
On foot, using a wheelchair, with a stroller or via public transit use the entrance on Elgin street. More accessibility info
The NAC’s 50th anniversary events and programs are made possible with support from