February 12, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

News Releases

  1. ​NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY ON MARCH 8 WITH FREE SCREENING AND CANADIAN PREMIERE OF THE FILM FORTE

    March 3, 2021

    NAC also presents two free, online panel discussions with women in the performing arts on how the pandemic has affected their lives and careers   March 3, 2021 – OTTAWA, CANADA – The National Arts Centre is celebrating International Women’s Day (March 8) with free online events centred on... Read more

  2. NAC DANCE INVITES AUDIENCES TO RELIVE THE MASTERY OF JEAN-PIERRE PERREAULT’S ICONIC WORK JOE

    February 23, 2021

    Discover Perreault’s pivotal work Joe - a moving masterpiece of humanity - streaming from March 17 to 23, 2021    OTTAWA, CANADA – The National Arts Centre’s Dance Department, through the Digidance partnership with DanceHouse (Vancouver), Harbourfront Centre (Toronto,... Read more

  3. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCES NEW INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM FOR FEMALE-IDENTIFYING MUSIC PRODUCERS

    February 23, 2021

    Initiative will help overcome barriers in the music industry, providing an opportunity for support, networking and collaboration February 23, 2021 – OTTAWA, CANADA – The National Arts Centre is proud to announce a new initiative to support female-identifying producers in the music industry, and right the gender imbalance in their field. The new Global Network for Female-Identifying... Read more

  4. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ANNUAL REPORT “EMBRACING CHANGE” DETAILS AN UNPRECEDENTED 2019–2020 SEASON

    February 16, 2021

    Results to be discussed at virtual Annual Public Meeting on Thursday, February 18 at 12 p.m. EST February 16, 2021 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The National Arts Centre’s Annual Report entitled Embracing Change, which was tabled in Parliament earlier this month,  documents the NAC’s extraordinary 2019–2020 season. It included the landmark launch of Indigenous Theatre;... Read more

  5. NAC INDIGENOUS THEATRE PRESENTS ARTICLE 11’S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF DEER WOMAN

    February 10, 2021

    News Release NAC INDIGENOUS THEATRE PRESENTS ARTICLE 11’S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF DEER WOMAN A special on demand broadcast premieres on NAC Website February 14 February 10, 2021 – OTTAWA (Canada) – “My name is Lila and I am a proud Blackfoot woman. What I am doing is illegal.” So begins Deer Woman, a solo-warrior-woman story of righteous vengeance created by... Read more

  6. DIGIDANCE PRESENTS THE EXCLUSIVE CANADIAN FILM PREMIERE OF CRYSTAL PITE’S BOLD NEW WORK FOR THE PARIS OPERA BALLET, BODY AND SOUL

    January 26, 2021

    OTTAWA –  The National Arts Centre Dance Department, in partnership with DanceHouse (Vancouver), Harbourfront Centre (Toronto), and Danse Danse (Montreal), is proud to announce the exclusive Canadian film premiere of Body and Soul, from internationally-lauded choreographer Crystal Pite and performed by the legendary Paris Opera Ballet – streaming online February 17-23, 2021. Body... Read more

  7. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE SUPPORTS 13 AMBITIOUS NEW PROJECTS BY CANADIAN ARTISTS FROM COAST TO COAST

    January 22, 2021

    OTTAWA – In its third year, the National Arts Centre’s National Creation Fund, which supports the development of ambitious new works by Canadian artists and arts organizations, is pleased to announce investments in 13 projects across the country by some of Canada’s top creators. The NAC is proud to partner with this outstanding group of Canadian artists and companies, whose range... Read more

  8. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE FEATURES COLOUR, HEALTH, HOPE BY ACCLAIMED MULTIDISCIPLINARY ARTIST JACQUIE COMRIE

    December 15, 2020

    Specially commissioned art installation on Kipnes Lantern offers vibrant colours to promote wellness and hope during difficult holiday season December 15, 2020 – OTTAWA, CANADA – The National Arts Centre will display the specially commissioned art installation Colour, Health, Hope by the acclaimed multidisciplinary artist Jacquie Comrie on its digital and social media platforms, and... Read more

  9. BLACK THEATRE WORKSHOP ANNOUNCED AS INAUGURAL CO-CURATING COMPANY FOR NAC ENGLISH THEATRE

    December 9, 2020

    BLACK THEATRE WORKSHOP ANNOUNCED AS INAUGURAL CO-CURATING COMPANY FOR NAC ENGLISH THEATRE New shared curation structure divides NAC English Theatre’s programming resources in half to enable Co-Curating Company to envision its mandate through a national lens December 9, 2020 – OTTAWA (Canada) – National Arts Centre English Theatre, in partnership with Black Theatre... Read more

  10. NAC Celebrates the Holidays With Livestreamed and In-person Performances from Venues Across Canada

    December 1, 2020

    The National Arts Centre (NAC) today released its December lineup of live and online performances and events. This holiday season features many livestreamed shows from venues around the country in addition to live in-person performances from the NAC. The NAC began a gradual return to live performances on its stages in early September, closely following public health guidelines. DECEMBER... Read more

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