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  1. NAC English Theatre Delivers an Adventurous Season of World Class Theatre

    March 16, 2019

    News Release NAC English Theatre Delivers an Adventurous Season of World Class Theatre March 16, 2019 – OTTAWA (Canada) – For 2019-2020, NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley has programmed a season that celebrates the ingenuity, imagination and insight it takes to make sense of Canada's place in a rapidly evolving world. From the provocative to the fantastical,... Read more

  2. The NAC French theatre presents its striking new season 2019-2020!

    March 16, 2019

    March 16, 2019 – OTTAWA – Propelled, or better yet catapulted, by its Artistic Director, Brigitte Haentjens, the NAC French Theatre instills strength and vigor to a large spectrum of artistic expressions during the 2019–2020 season. Nine innovative shows constantly shift from personal to collective views and scales, and daringly prompt a meeting between the intimate sphere and... Read more

  3. NAC DANCE UNVEILS A THRILLING 2019-20 SEASON

    March 16, 2019

    March 16, 2019 – OTTAWA (Canada) – NAC Dance is thrilled to announce the details of an extraordinary 2019-20 season, programmed by Executive Producer Cathy Levy. NAC Dance consistently celebrates a vast range of innovative voices by creators and dancers who brilliantly push the boundaries of physical excellence and virtuosity. This season includes some of the biggest names in dance... Read more

  4. BOUNDLESS RANGE OF MUSIC, DANCE AND THEATRE NAC Orchestra, Dance, NAC Presents, English Theatre and Théâtre français announce their 2019-2020 seasons

    March 16, 2019

    News Release   BOUNDLESS RANGE OF MUSIC, DANCE AND THEATRE NAC Orchestra, Dance, NAC Presents, English Theatre and Théâtre français announce their 2019-2020 seasons! March 16, 2019 – OTTAWA (Canada) – As the National Arts Centre continues to celebrate 50 years of delivering the best in the performing arts in 2019, we look ahead to the excitement of the... Read more

  5. CELEBRATION OF NAC ORCHESTRA’S 50TH ANNIVERSARY & COMMUNITY CONNECTION AT THE HEART OF 19-20 SEASON

    March 16, 2019

    The NAC Orchestra officially marks its 50th anniversary in October 2019. In a half-century, it has grown into a major international ensemble and has found its voice as a community partner that continues to champion orchestral music as a powerful human connector. March 17, 2019 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The NAC Orchestra marks its 50th anniversary in October 2019. In celebration of this... Read more

  6. The French theatre presents: Ce qu'on attend de moi

    March 7, 2019

    From March 26 to 30, 2019 at La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins Two performances every night at 6:30 and 9 p.m., except on March 27 at 7:30 p.m. (World Theatre Day) "On the edge of fantasma and reality, the performance maintains a clever balance between the compassion towards a one-night actor and the discomfort regarding a kind of « self-acting »... Read more

  7. STUDENTS FROM ACROSS CAPE BRETON MEET ON THE ESKASONI FIRST NATION TO MAKE MUSIC AND ART ABOUT FORGIVENESS AND HEALING

    March 7, 2019

    “Apiksiktuaqn” includes musicians from the NAC Orchestra, Symphony Nova Scotia, and acclaimed Eskasoni artists Ursula Johnson, Richard Poulette OTTAWA, March 7, 2019 — More than 200 students from across Cape Breton, conductor Alexander Shelley, a group of musicians from the NAC Orchestra and Symphony Nova Scotia, and the acclaimed Mi’kmaw artists Richard Poulette and... Read more

  8. THE NORTH AMERICAN DEBUT OF THE BIG BANG FESTIVAL A ROUSING SUCCESS!

    March 5, 2019

    8000 people enjoyed the family-friendly two-day Festival of sound By all accounts the North American debut of Europe’s BIG BANG Festival was a rousing success! On February 17 and 18 the NAC opened its doors to 8000 participants who enjoyed adventures in sound, dozens of shows, performances and sound installations dreamed up by artists from here and abroad in celebration of the joy of... Read more

  9. NAC TO CELEBRATE INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH POWERFUL PERFORMANCES AND FREE EVENTS

    March 1, 2019

    March 8th features free events and performances including the REDdress project, experimental vocalist and artist Tanya Tagaq, and the NAC Orchestra’s groundbreaking performance Life Reflected OTTAWA — On March 8, the National Arts Centre will celebrate International Women’s Day with a lineup of powerful events and activities honouring inspiring women. The day is an occasion... Read more

  10. CORRUPTION, DECEPTION AND RAZOR-SHARP WIT ABOUND IN KIDD PIVOT’S REVISOR

    February 27, 2019

    Canadian heavyweights Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young use farce to explore themes of politics and moral bankruptcy in this innovative dance theatre hybrid   OTTAWA — The National Arts Centre (NAC) is thrilled to present Revisor, the highly anticipated new work by Kidd Pivot from February 28 – March 2, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Babs Asper Theatre. Choreographer Crystal Pite... Read more

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