September 2020 Update on Live Performances and Events at the NAC.
© Enchantment Theatre Company
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© Enchantment Theatre Company
Family programming Music Classical music Children

The internationally-acclaimed Enchantment Theatre Company makes its NAC debut! An enchanted tree with golden apples. An evil magician conjuring a terrible storm. A beautiful princess and her magical unicorn. See and hear the captivating Russian tale of Prince Ivan and the majestic Firebird as Stravinsky’s famous music comes to life, complete with life-sized puppets, masks and magic.

Enchantment Theatre Company
Artistic Directors:
     Leslie Reidel, Resident Stage Director
     Jennifer Blatchley Smith, Literary, Education & Ensemble
     Landis Smith, Production & Ensemble

C. David Russell, Production Designer
Theatrical Adaptation by William Leach

PLEASE NOTE that a strobe light will be used during the performance.


Arrive 45 minutes early to participate in hands on pre-concert activities courtesy of the Friends of NAC Orchestra. More than a concert it’s an interactive musical experience! Guaranteed to thrill music lovers of all ages! TUNETOWN pre-concert activities will include an String instrumental zoo with Ottawa Suzuki Strings, a Firebird craft, a puppet demo with Once Upon a Kingdom Theatre, a reading corner with the Ottawa Public Library and much more!

Read the story

Create your own Firebird at home!

NACOtron presented in collaboration with Rogers TV

Rogers TV is very pleased to present NACOtron, in partnership with the National Arts Centre Orchestra. We hope you enjoy the giant images on the NACOtron screen as they capture and magnify the magic of these fabulous concerts.

Performance is approximately 1 hour with no intermission.

© Enchantment Theatre Company