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Theatre

  • AMAZI'YA – Bringing characters to life!

    Virtual workshop with...

      Grades 4-8 Ages 8+

    Offered in English only This 60-minute workshop is completely dedicated to bringing out the laughter, the silly, the fun and the Amazing creation in developing characters for the stage, narrative or even film. We … read more

  • Camping au musée

    Writing workshop led by Anne-Marie Guilmaine

      Grades 4 to 8 Ages 9-14

    Offered in French Only Imagine that you sneak into the museum at night, all alone, to look at works of art, each more mysterious, funny and intriguing than the last ... You discover … read more

  • Petite Sorcière

    Podcast & philosophy workshop

      Grade 1 to 6 Ages 6-12

    PHILOSOPHY WORKSHOP  After listening to the podcast, students participate in a virtual workshop on the main philosophical concepts in the story of Petite Sorcière. Actor … read more

  • Connected North

    Tailored Workshops & Residencies

      Kindergarten-Grade 12 Ages 3-18

    *Please note that this is a general listing available to Connected North representatives and schools only.* Arts Alive is delighted to partner with Connected North to offer virtual performing arts workshops and … read more

  • Creating a Theatrical Time Capsule

    virtual workshop with Kristina Watt

      Grade 4–10

    Offered in English only In this interactive workshop, students will apply a blend of imagination and current life experience to write and perform one collective story: the story of youth, living now. Curriculum … read more

  • Creative Camp for Kids

      Ages 5-11

    Our week-long camps are the best way to spend the summer. There is plenty to see, hear, and do, with inspiration around every corner. Your child will sing, dance, act and laugh their way through fun-filled activities led … read more

  • Discovering the Hidden Side of Object Theatre

    Workshop with Le Théâtre de la Pire Espèce

      Grade 7 to 12 Ages 12-16

    This workshop is only offered in French. WORKSHOP What is object theatre? This artform, despite being unknown to the general population, is worth discovering as it can offer vast possibilities for creators. … read more

  • Hip Hop Theatre: Unlocking your creative mind through beats...

    virtual workshop with Omari Newton

      Grade 5 to adult Ages 10+

    Artist and educator Omari Newton will teach students how to find their authentic voice and tell stories through an exploration of Hip Hop theatre. Combining elements of spoken word poetry, contemporary theatre, and … read more

  • In Orbit in the Philosphere

    initiation to philosophical discussion with...

      Grade 4–6

    Take the leap into philosophical discussion. With Stéphanie Boyer as your guide to answering life's big questions, join the Philosphere, a free space where ideas can be launched into orbit! During this … read more

  • Introduction to Acting and Performance

    virtual workshop with Kate Smith

      Grades 7–12 Ages 12+

    Offered in English only This workshop introduces participants to the most important tools an actor has at their disposal: their voice, their body – and their creativity. Learn the basics of how to make simple … read more

Learning and engagement at Canada’s National Arts Centre is made possible through the support of many generous individuals and organizations from across the country. The Music Alive Program is made possible thanks to the leadership support of National Partner, The Azrieli Foundation, and Major Supporters, The Slaight Family Foundation and TD Bank Group. Thank you also to Grant and Alice Burton, Canada Life, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, Donors to the NAC Foundation's Future Fund, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Artistic Excellence, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.

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