October 22, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

News Releases

  1. GENERAL AUDITIONS National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Calgary October 21 and 22, 2012.

    September 28, 2012

    National Arts Centre English Theatre (Ottawa, ON) Artistic Director Jillian Keiley, Associate Artistic Director Sarah Garton Stanley, and Managing Director Nancy Webster will be conducting general auditions in Calgary Sunday, October 21 and Monday, October 22, 2012. These auditions are open to professional actors. Priority to be given to members of the Canadian Actors’ Equity... Read more

  2. GENERAL AUDITIONS National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Toronto October 11, 12 and 13, 2012.

    September 28, 2012

    National Arts Centre English Theatre (Ottawa, ON) Artistic Director Jillian Keiley and Associate Artistic Director Sarah Garton Stanley will be conducting general auditions in Toronto October 11, 12 and 13, 2012. These auditions are open to professional actors. Priority to be given to members of the Canadian Actors’ Equity Association. Actors are asked to prepare either two... Read more

  3. The National Arts Centre Orchestra and Music Director Pinchas Zukerman kick off the 2012-2013 season in spectacular style with the Beethoven Festival - Evolution of a Genius (September 27 - October 4)

    September 27, 2012

    The National Arts Centre Orchestra and Music Director Pinchas Zukerman kick off the 2012-2013 season in spectacular style with the Beethoven Festival - Evolution of a Genius (September 27 - October 4) OTTAWA, September 24, 2012 — The four-concert Beethoven Festival – The Evolution of a Genius (September 27-October 4) throws a brilliant spotlight on the drama, power, and passion... Read more

  4. Poésie, sandwichs et autres soirs qui penchent October 3 to 6, 7:30 p.m. / Theatre

    September 24, 2012

    With: Betty Bonifassi, Nathalie Breuer, Anne-Marie Cadieux, Anne Casabonne, Jean-François Casabonne, René Richard Cyr, Bénédicte Décary, Maxime Denommée, Clara Furey, Stéphane Gagnon, Émilie Gilbert, Simon Lacroix, Benoit Landry, Roger La Rue, Julie Le Breton, Fanny Mallette, Loui Mauffette, Yves Morin, Iannicko N’Doua, Patricia... Read more

  5. THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE GALA WITH LANG LANG RAISES $745,000 FOR THE NAC’S NATIONAL YOUTH AND EDUCATION TRUST

    September 24, 2012

    THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE GALA WITH LANG LANG RAISES $745,000 FOR THE NAC’S NATIONAL YOUTH AND EDUCATION TRUST OTTAWA (Canada) – The National Arts Centre Gala held on Saturday September 22 was a great success both artistically and financially. Lang Lang, the man known for his flying fingers and dazzling style, brought Saturday night’s NAC Gala crowd to their feet... Read more

  6. Chinese piano superstar Lang Lang makes his long-awaited return to Ottawa as guest artist at the National Arts Centre Gala on September 22

    September 18, 2012

    On Saturday, September 22, a glittering evening beckons as the NAC Gala returns for a sixteenth year. The Gala features Music Director Pinchas Zukerman leading the NAC Orchestra in a sparkling, unforgettable concert which showcases superstar Chinese piano phenomenon Lang Lang. Mr. Lang — who is guaranteed to display his trademark dazzling charisma, electrifying technique, and undeniable... Read more

  7. The National Arts Centre inaugurates the 2012-2013 Dance Season with the Canadian premiere of The Tempest Replica by international dance sensation Crystal Pite/Kidd Pivot

    September 13, 2012

    Crystal Pite’s much-acclaimed Vancouver-based company Kidd Pivot performs The Tempest Replica -- the Canadian premiere of a National Arts Centre co-production -- in the Theatre of the NAC on Thursday, September 27 and Friday, September 28, 2012 at 7:30 p.m. In her latest full-length work (80 minutes, no intermission) based on motifs from one of Shakespeare’s final plays, The... Read more

  8. Northern Scene Welcome Ceremony Kicks off Historic Festival in Style on April 25

    Ottawa – There will be history in the making on Thursday, April 25 at 5 p.m. in the main foyer of the National Arts Centre, when Northern Scene – the largest gathering ever of artists from Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut, as well as Nunavik and Nunatsiavut, ever held outside the region – kicks off with a dazzling event showcasing some of the remarkable... Read more

  9. Nominations for the Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Open to the Public

    September 7, 2012 (Ottawa) – Canadians are encouraged to nominate their favourite Canadian performing artists for the Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards (GGPAA). Nominations for these awards—presented for lifetime artistic achievement in the fields of broadcasting, classical music, dance, film, popular music and theatre, and for voluntarism in the performing... Read more

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