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
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.
TUNETOWN PRE-CONCERT ACTIVITIES
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
- Book available at the Ottawa Public Library: https://ottawa.bibliocommons.com/item/show/360156026
- On-line Kids' Classics Readers from Seed Learning: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=16&v=nvL-hwAylmY (Level 5-4)
- Complete tale (original version): http://www.artrusse.ca/fairytales/firebird.htm or http://www.uexpress.com/tell-me-a-story/1998/4/12/firebird-a-russian-tale
Create your own Firebird at home!
- See page 16 of the Resource Guide http://talespinnerchildrenstheatre.org/documents/prince-ivan-study-guide.pdf
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.