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  1. The undisputed king of tap, Savion Glover, returns to the NAC February 5, 2011

    January 27, 2011

    Virtuoso tap dancer Savion Glover brings his flamenco-inspired production SoLo in TiME to the NAC stage February 5, 2011. Since first exploding onto the global dance scene in the Broadway smash Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk! Glover has tapped his way into dance legend with his invention, clarity, speed and unique steps – using tap as sound, and sound as dance to... Read more

  2. 31st Annual Genie Awards to be Broadcast Live From the NAC on Thursday, March 10, 2011 on CBC

    January 27, 2011

    TORONTO, January 27, 2011 — The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is pleased to announce that the 31st Annual Genie Awards will be broadcast live on CBC on Thursday, March 10, 2011 (time TBD). The annual celebration of Canadian film will take place in Ottawa at the National Arts Centre. “It has been an extraordinary year for Canadian cinema. Our films and filmmakers have... Read more

  3. Alex Ross – noted author and music critic for The New Yorker magazine – makes a special ‘Musically Speaking’ appearance at the National Arts Centre on Sunday February 13 at 1:30 pm

    January 27, 2011

    Alex Ross, acclaimed music critic for The New Yorker magazine, high-profile blogger, and award-winning author of The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (2007) and Listen to This (2010), will give a lecture (in English) entitled “The Lamento Connection: Bass Lines of Music History” as part of the National Arts Centre’s ‘Musically Speaking’ series. The... Read more

  4. Alex Ross – noted author and music critic for The New Yorker magazine – makes a special ‘Musically Speaking’ appearance at the National Arts Centre on Sunday February 13 at 1:30 pm

    January 27, 2011

    Alex Ross, acclaimed music critic for The New Yorker magazine, high-profile blogger, and award-winning author of The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (2007) and Listen to This (2010), will give a lecture (in English) entitled “The Lamento Connection: Bass Lines of Music History” as part of the National Arts Centre’s ‘Musically Speaking’ series. The... Read more

  5. The National Arts Centre today congratulated the creators of Incendies, the critically-acclaimed film produced and directed by Denis Villeneuve for its Oscar nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 83rd Academy Awards to take place on February 27, 2011. 

    January 25, 2011

    The National Arts Centre today congratulated the creators of Incendies, the critically-acclaimed film produced and directed by Denis Villeneuve for its Oscar nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 83rd Academy Awards to take place on February 27, 2011.  The film is based on a play by Wajdi Mouawad, writer, director, actor, and artistic director of the National Arts... Read more

  6. The NAC English Theatre presents the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (Toronto) production ofAgokweWritten and Performed by Waawaate FobisterDirected and Dramaturged by Ed RoyFebruary 1 – 12, 2011

    January 21, 2011

    Winner of Six Dora Mavor Moore Awards “Agokwe is excellent – the show is an absolute stunner.” – Vancouver Province “Within the man there is woman…not one spirit but two.” Mike is a hockey player and Jake is a dancer. The boys notice each other at the Kenora Shoppers Mall and ultimately connect through a mutual love of movement — when Mike is... Read more

  7. La Pornographie des âmes (Bare Naked Souls) by Montreal’s notoriously provocative choreographer Dave St-Pierre will be at the NAC January 27 to 29, 2011

    January 20, 2011

    Dave St-Pierre’s groundbreaking creation La Pornographie des âmes (Bare Naked Souls) runs in the NAC Studio January 27 to 29, 2011. The performance is sold out, but those still interested should check for last minute returns. Agent provocateur Dave St-Pierre stuns his audiences with raw energy, intensity and a willingness to tackle taboos. In this work, the first installment of a... Read more

  8. National Arts Centre to take Toronto audiences by storm with outstanding performances in February

    January 20, 2011

    (Ottawa, Canada) Canada’s National Arts Centre kicks off a busy month in Toronto on February 5th with a Beethoven/Koprowski concert at Roy Thomson Hall with the NAC Orchestra under the direction of Pinchas Zukerman. Special guest artist – white-hot pianist Jonathan Biss – also performs a timeless work by Beethoven. That performance will be followed days later by the premiere of... Read more

  9. The Winter Sale is here at the NAC - Two Tickets for $39!

    January 20, 2011

    Ottawa, Ontario – The weather may be cold outside, but the National Arts Centre has the best way to keep warm and entertained at the same time – we’re kickstarting an early spring with this sizzling deal on fantastic performances at the National Arts Centre! From January 24 – February 6, patrons can buy two tickets to selected performances in Theatre and by the NAC... Read more

  10. Institute of Orchestral Studies apprentices perform a special concert on February 4 in the Fourth Stage of the National Arts Centre

    January 20, 2011

    Four of the five Institute of Orchestral Studies (IOS) apprentices perform in a special concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday February 4, 2011 in the Fourth Stage of National Arts Centre. Performing music by Beethoven, Mozart, and Glière are apprentices Jean-Hee Lee, violin (age 26, from Ottawa), Nicholas Pappone, violin (21, Los Angeles), Clayton Leung, viola (27, Vancouver), and Viviane... Read more

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