January 13, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

News Releases

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. PLAYWRIGHT TARA BEAGAN WINS 2020 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE

    November 27, 2020

    News Release PLAYWRIGHT TARA BEAGAN WINS 2020 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE The jury describes Beagan’s writing as both “sublime and unbearable” November 26, 2020 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Ntlaka’pamux playwright Tara Beagan has been named the 2020 laureate of the Siminovitch Prize, the largest and most prestigious theatre prize in Canada. Ms. Beagan will receive... Read more

  6. MANI SOLEYMANLOU TO HOST 20TH ANNIVERSARY VIRTUAL SIMINOVITCH PRIZE CEREMONY

    November 12, 2020

    Details announced on how to watch the event November 12, 2020, OTTAWA – The Siminovitch Prize Foundation and the National Arts Centre are delighted to announce that the highly acclaimed Quebec actor, director and playwright Mani Soleymanlou will host this year’s 20th anniversary, virtual Siminovitch Prize ceremony. Best known as the founding artistic director of the Montreal-based... Read more

  7. THE NAC TO MARK VETERANS’ WEEK AND REMEMBRANCE DAY WITH HOST OF VIRTUAL COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES

    November 5, 2020

    The NAC joins Canadians in remembering the First and Second World Wars with virtual “Letters from the Great War” musical and theatrical performance, free online activities, and stunning digital displays OTTAWA (Canada) –This Veterans’ Week, November 5 -11, in honour of the brave Canadians who fought for our freedom, the National Arts Centre will offer a virtual musical and... Read more

  8. National Arts Centre November Lineup Includes Livestreamed Performances From Venues Across Canada

    November 3, 2020

    The National Arts Centre (NAC) today announced its November lineup of live and online performances and events. This month features many livestreamed shows from the NAC in Ottawa, as well as from venues around the country. The NAC began a gradual return to live performances on its stages in early September, closely following public health guidelines. For now, audiences can watch... Read more

  9. NACO LIVE: THE NACO ORCHESTRA PRESENTS A NEW SERIES OF LIVE-STREAMED CONCERTS FROM SOUTHAM HALL

    October 28, 2020

    After a few months of uncertainty, NACO is thrilled to be back and to return safely to the stage as a full ensemble. Over the next few weeks, the Orchestra will livestream—for the first time in its history—concerts directly from Southam Hall. NACO Live will feature contemporary classics and hidden gems, and highlight the brilliance of our guest soloists from CBC’s 30 hot Canadian... Read more

  10. SIMINOVITCH PRIZE FOUNDATION AND NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCE THE SHORTLIST FOR THE 20th ANNIVERSARY SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN PLAYWRITING

    October 15, 2020

    Shortlisted artists celebrated and laureate announced in first-ever virtual ceremony October 15, 2020 – OTTAWA (Canada) The Siminovitch Prize Foundation and the National Arts Centre today announced the shortlist for this year’s Siminovitch Prize, the most prestigious theatre award in Canada. The jury has selected five outstanding playwrights as finalists for the esteemed theatre... Read more

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