National Arts Centre

Just announced!

More excitement, more magic and more emotion! There is no feeling in the world comparable to the experience of a live performance! Explore the new shows we’ve added to our 2022-2023 season!

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New on-demand videos

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 Four unpublished scripts.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.

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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. 

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    The Stage is Yours!

    Our engaging learning platform features student matinees, live performances, workshops, and a wide range of free resources and program information for schools, families, home learners, artists, and arts lovers.

  • 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