November 2020 update on live performances and events at the NAC.
Le Grand bal de Noël © Antoine Saito

Le Grand bal de Noël

Le Grand bal de Noël © Antoine Saito
Family programming Music Children Holidays

For ages 4 to 8 | In French only

Travelling from a distant frozen bank, three musician penguins are waddling along towards the North Pole for the holiday festivities. 

In order to join the party, they will need to compose an original Christmas song – and they only have a few more minutes to do it. Will they find inspiration? Will they be ready in time for this unforgettable evening? Goofy characters, traditional songs, dancing with Santa… holiday magic abounds in this interactive concert, where children sing with the artists and participate in creating their very own original song. Join in on the festivities!

Performance is approximately 40 minutes with no intermission.

Le Grand bal de Noël © Antoine Saito
Le Grand bal de Noël © Antoine Saito


  • Trombone Marc Fortin
  • Banjo Pierre Blais
  • Sousaphone Jean Sabourin
  • in the role of Santa Claus Santa Claus
  • Text Marc Fortin
  • Stage Director Judith Pelletier
  • Lighting design Daniel Duguay
  • Screen adaptation and director Marie-Julie Parent
  • Director of Photography Francis Maheu