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  1. The NAC Winter Sale is Back & Bigger than Ever! Two Tickets for $45!

    January 30, 2014

    Ottawa, Ontario – Just because the winter winds are pushing at the door is no reason to stay in – especially when the NAC Winter Sale is back! The sale that keeps everyone warm and entertained at the same time is now bigger than ever, with sizzling deals on 17 performances at the National Arts Centre! From February 5 – March 8, patrons can buy two tickets to selected NAC... Read more

  2. "Le projet pupitre" at the NAC Studio

    January 23, 2014

    Ottawa, 23 January 2014 – It’s back to the classroom for dictation and a spelling test for Yann and Guillaume at the NAC Studio. Le projet pupitre, directed by Michel Lefebvre, features two cheerful schoolboys sitting down for a dictation exercise that takes an unexpected turn: suddenly their pencils spring to life, emitting all sorts of sounds. That’s all it takes for the... Read more

  3. Alain Paré receives the NAC Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring

    January 21, 2014

    Ottawa (Canada) – The National Arts Centre (NAC) is pleased to announce that Alain Paré has been awarded the 2014 National Arts Centre Award for Distinguished Contribution to Touring in the Performing Arts.  Mr. Paré is being recognized for his passion and commitment to arts touring and presenting in Canada.  The award will be presented at a special dinner during the... Read more

  4. Flots, tout ce qui brille voit at the NAC Studio

    January 15, 2014

    Ottawa, le 14 janvier 2013 – En plein cœur de l’hiver, le Théâtre français invite les petits de 18 mois à 4 ans à venir se faire bercer au rythme de Flots, tout ce qui brille voit, un spectacle conçu et mis en scène par Véronique Côté.   « Flots »,... Read more

  5. A Can’t Miss Comedy Hit! Kim's Convenience by Ins Choi NAC Theatre January 22 - February 8 A Soulpepper production

    January 7, 2014

    Ottawa, Ontario, January 7, 2014 – The National Arts Centre English Theatre is thrilled to present one of the most talked about comedies in years, Ins Choi’s Kim’s Convenience, running in the NAC Theatre January 22 – February 8. For many years Korean immigrant Mr. Kim, also known as Appa, has worked hard to support his wife and children with his Toronto convenience... Read more

  6. GENERAL AUDITIONS National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Ottawa Tuesday, January 21, 2014.

    December 23, 2013

    GENERAL AUDITIONS National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley and Associate Artistic Director Sarah Garton Stanley will be conducting general auditions in Ottawa Tuesday, January 21, 2014. Priority to be given to members of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association. Please note: Actors may only audition for the NAC English Theatre once every three years. Please do not... Read more

  7. The Sound of Music Sets All-Time National Arts Centre ATTENDANCE RECORD

    December 19, 2013

    The Sound of Music Sets All-Time National Arts Centre ATTENDANCE RECORD  THANK YOU OTTAWA! Ottawa, ON, December 19, 2013 – The National Arts Centre is thrilled to announce that the English Theatre production of the classic musical, The Sound of Music, has now sold the most tickets of any NAC-programmed performance in the organization’s 44-year history. Tickets sales are now... Read more

  8. The "Club des Y" is back at the French Theatre

    December 13, 2013

    Le Club des Y du Théâtre français est de retour ! Ottawa, le 13 décembre 2013 – Le Théâtre français du CNA annonce le retour du CLUB DES Y, une occasion pour dix spectateurs néophytes de 18 à 34 ans de s’initier au théâtre. Les personnes sélectionnées auront... Read more

  9. Former CTV anchor Max Keeping conducts the National Arts Centre Orchestra Players’ Association at Fanfair

    December 12, 2013

    Ottawa (Canada) — Former CTV Ottawa anchor Max Keeping and the players of the National Arts Centre Orchestra Players’ Association are giving their time, their talent and their compassion this holiday season with Fanfair, the annual free concert that benefits the Snowsuit Fund and the Ottawa Food Bank. Media are invited to attend this free community event. Where: NAC Foyer When: 12... Read more

  10. Still Climbing Every Mountain! THE SOUND OF MUSIC RECORD BREAKER Has Now Sold the Most Tickets in NAC English Theatre History! A SPECIAL BENEFIT MATINEE HAS BEEN ADDED!

    December 4, 2013

    Ottawa, ON, December 4, 2013 – With the popularity of the National Arts Centre English Theatre’s Holiday production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music exceeding all expectations, we are proud to announce that as of opening week, the musical classic has sold the most tickets in the 44-year history of NAC English Theatre, with ticket purchases of over 20,000 and... Read more

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