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The performing arts are nothing without an audience: the magic when we all come together to experience live music, theatre, or dance can’t be compared.

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Days of Truth and Reconciliation

Indigenous Theatre is proud to present a collection of virtual and in-person offerings for people of all ages to observe Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.

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    Stages of Transformation

    This expansive new digital resource brings together artists and creative communities from across so-called Canada to explore the imperatives of abolition movements and their applications to our work in the theatre sector. 

  • October 5-7

    The OFF Zones Théâtrales

    Free readings. Four unpublished scripts. Talkbacks with playwrights whose vivid words challenge, resonate and sometimes sting. Meetings with Canadian and international artists.

  • new podcast

    Our Stories: Indigenous book club

    Our Stories is back in two new formats – a podcast featuring authors in conversation with guest hosts, and a book list and activities for kids.

Home of the NAC Orchestra

Music is a universal language that gives voice to humanity past and present and through which we celebrate diversity, inclusivity, excellence and collaboration. Explore the orchestra