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  1. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA 2022-2023 SEASON PRESENTS MORE THAN 100 CONCERTS

    May 17, 2022

    The NAC Orchestra (NACO) and Music Director Alexander Shelley welcome you back to Southam Hall for our 2022-2023 season   Ottawa, May 17, 2022 – Experience the transformative energy of orchestral music, with over 100 concerts to choose from across the season, with programs that celebrate, empower, and inspire. “The history of music is full of collaborations between artists who... Read more

  2. POPULAR MUSIC & VARIETY SEASON 2022-23!

    May 17, 2022

    The Sheepdogs, Black Umfolosi, Ariane Moffat, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy: A Celtic Family Christmas with the NAC Orchestra, Tanika Charles and more! May 17, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) The 2022-23 Popular Music & Variety season is back with a full lineup and the halls at full capacity! We’re kicking off the season celebrating the life and work of Buffy Sainte-Marie with a... Read more

  3. NAC INDIGENOUS THEATRE BRINGS PERFORMANCES FROM TURTLE ISLAND AND AROUND THE WORLD TO THE STAGE IN 2022-2023

    May 17, 2022

    The season will feature a show from the other side of the globe alongside productions from the North, the Prairies, and the West Coast  May 17, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The National Arts Centre’s Indigenous Theatre welcomes you back this fall with an uplifting and inspiring third season including co-productions with NAC’s French and English Theatres. The 2022-2023... Read more

  4. NAC FRENCH THEATRE: GET A FRONT-ROW SEAT FOR MANI SOLEYMANLOU’S FIRST SEASON AS ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

    May 17, 2022

    The 2022–2023 season promises to get off to a strong start and will keep the momentum going with standout productions we can’t wait to show you Ottawa, May 10, 2022 – Mani Soleymanlou’s first season is an outstretched hand. At the helm of NAC French Theatre since September 2021, he is eager to reconnect with audiences, especially after two challenging... Read more

  5. NAC ENGLISH THEATRE AND BLACK THEATRE WORKSHOP CONTINUE A GROUNDBREAKING COLLABORATION FOR 2022-2023

    May 17, 2022

    The second season of programming shared with Co-Curating Company in Residence ushers out Jillian Keiley’s tenure as English Theatre Artistic Director May 10, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) – As the year moves forward and audiences begin their return to live performances, NAC English Theatre has been preparing for an exciting 2022-2023 season.  The playbill is led by co-productions... Read more

  6. CELEBRATION AND REJUVENATION: NAC DANCE INTRODUCES THE 2022-2023 SEASON

    May 17, 2022

    Expect a season of new experiences and familiar favourites for all audiences, which kicks off with Ballet Hispánico in October 2022 May 17, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Today, NAC Dance unveils a selection of its exceptional and diverse 2022-2023 programming that includes Canadian and international talents, and features both established and well-known dance artists mixed with new... Read more

  7. WHY NOT THEATRE AND THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCE 2022 COHORT OF THE THISGEN FELLOWSHIP

    May 4, 2022

    Fellows in the national training and mentorship program for BIPOC women and non-binary performing arts practitioners come from across the country MAY 4, 2022, TORONTO – Why Not Theatre, in partnership with the National Arts Centre, are proud to announce the 2022 cohort of ThisGen Fellowship, a national initiative that supports BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) women and... Read more

  8. ALL TOGETHER NOW: SPEND YOUR SUMMER WITH US AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE

    May 2, 2022

    The NAC is launching exciting new programming for the summer May 2, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) – From June to August 2022, the NAC welcomes locals and visitors alike to enjoy music, dance, theatre, children’s camps and more happening in its halls, and outdoors at the rooftop wooden terrace and along the Rideau canal. All together Now is the NAC’s first ever summer series and... Read more

  9. CHRISTOPHER DEACON TO SERVE AS PRESIDENT AND CEO UNTIL DECEMBER 2025

    April 28, 2022

    Christopher Deacon is also appointed Chair of the Performing Arts Centres Consortium, regrouping the CEOs of North America’s largest performing arts venues. APRIL 28, 2022 – OTTAWA, CANADA – The Board of Trustees of the National Arts Centre announced today they have extended the mandate of Christopher Deacon as President and CEO of the NAC, until December 3, 2025. Christopher... Read more

  10. AUDREY DWYER’S CALPURNIA TURNS A CLASSIC NOVEL ON ITS HEAD

    April 19, 2022

    News Release    AUDREY DWYER’S CALPURNIA TURNS A CLASSIC NOVEL ON ITS HEAD Race, class and gender collide in this explosive comedy confronting Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird April 12, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Up-and-coming screenwriter Julie sees herself as a tireless warrior for the marginalized. From the safe confines of her wealthy father’s... Read more

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