Programs

Dance

  • Act Now: Climate Action through the Arts

    Digital Workshop with Ryan Elliot Drew

      Grades 7-12 Ages 12-18

    How can the arts respond to the climate emergency? This interactive workshop positions artists as agents of much needed environmental change. To begin the workshop, students will explore the work of various global … read more

  • Career Exploration in Arts Administration

    virtual workshop

      High school-Cégep/University

    Are your high school students considering a career in Arts Administration? Participants will meet a group of arts administrators from the National Arts Centre’s Music, Theatre and/or Dance departments in a casual … read more

  • Creative Economy 101

    Digital Workshop with Ryan Elliot Drew

      Grades 10-12 Ages 14-18

    How can artists and creatives change the world? This workshop is meant to elevate the student's understanding of the creative economy — the vast system of global networks that support creative people doing … read more

  • Moving Stories

    collaborative dance creation workshop series

      Grade 7–12

    Keep your students engaged by creatively connecting the dots between movement and storytelling. The project was spearheaded by OCDSB Dance Educator Allison Carrier and NAC Dance Education Associate and Teaching Artist … read more

  • Teacher Training Workshop in Dance

    with Siôned Watkins

      Professional

    This workshop will help you help your students to get moving creatively, whether it be in the classroom, outside, or online at home. Part I: Brain and Body warm up Teachers will learn a variety of new … read more

  • The Medicine of Hoop Dance

    virtual workshops with Alex Wells

     

    Alex Wells is an internationally award-winning Hoop Dance Champion from Mount Currie, British Columbia. Alex is a member of the St'át'imc Lil’Wat tribe, and was brought up through cultural … read more

Upcoming Events

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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