News Releases

  1. Cendrillon at the NAC Theatre

    October 28, 2013

    Ottawa, 25 October 2013 – The Théâtre français of the NAC is pleased to present in a North American exclusivity the play Cendrillon directed by Joël Pommerat, which has enjoyed phenomenal success across Europe since 2011. Théâtre français audiences discovered this exceptional artist last year with La... Read more

  2. Pomme at the NAC Studio

    October 24, 2013

    Ottawa, le 21 octobre 2013 – Le Théâtre français du CNA a le plaisir d’ouvrir sa saison Enfance/jeunesse cette semaine avec le spectacle Pomme d’Isabelle Payant et Patrick Conan, pour les enfants de trois ans et plus. Cette pomme a de beaux et grands rêves : elle voudrait bien défier les lois de la nature pour marcher, nager, aimer.... Read more

  3. The National Arts Centre's intimate Dance Series C kicks off the new season with Australia's Lucy Guerin Inc performing Weather on November 7-8-9

    October 23, 2013

    Celebrated Melbourne-based dance artist Lucy Guerin – one of Australia’s most renowned choreographic talents – has created an atmospheric new dance work, an homage to the breathtaking power of the elements. Weather explores the extremities of our ever-changing climate. An immersive voyage into the elements around us, Weather pits the human form against the uncontrollable power... Read more

  4. Visage de feu at the NAC Studio

    October 18, 2013

    Ottawa, 18 October 2013 – The NAC’s Théâtre français is proud to present Visage de feu (Fireface) by German playwright Marius von Mayenburg, directed by Joël Beddows. At the heart of this incendiary play, a “normal” nuclear family lives together under the same roof: an engineer father, a stay-at-home mother... Read more

  5. Tango Legends will replace Tango Pasión at the NAC

    October 8, 2013

    Regrettably, Tango Pasión has had to cancel their Canadian tour and will therefore no longer perform at the NAC on April 8, 2014.  In its place, NAC Dance is thrilled to announce that another amazing Tango production, Tango Legends by Mariela Maldonado & Pablo Sosa, has been booked for this same performance date and time. The acclaimed Tango Legends features 12 award-winning... Read more

  6. NAC English Theatre Production Tartuffe Very loosely adapted and even more loosely translated by Andy Jones From the French play of the same name by Molière Directed by Jillian Keiley with the 2013-14 Ensemble October 15 – November 2, 2013 NAC Theatre

    October 1, 2013

    The National Arts Centre English Theatre opens Artistic Director Jillian Keiley’s inaugural season with a twist on one of theatre’s most famous comedies, Tartuffe, running October 15 through November 2. Under the direction of Ms Keiley, Molière’s classic is ingeniously re-imagined with a sprinkling of Newfoundland charm, courtesy of CODCO’s Andy Jones. Brought to... Read more

  7. Moi, dans les ruines rouges du siècle

    September 19, 2013

    OTTAWA, 19 SEPTEMBER 2013 – The Théâtre français will be presenting a performance that tells the tale of an extraordinary destiny. Moi, dans les ruines rouges du siècle is the story of Sasha Samar, who grew up in Ukraine amidst the massive upheavals that split the Soviet Bloc. A story as red as the skies over Chernobyl, as the iron-rich soil, as... Read more

  8. The National Arts Centre inaugurates the 2013-2014 Dance season with France’s sensational Compagnie Maguy Marin performing Salves on October 3-4

    September 19, 2013

    A daring dance creator unafraid of taking risks, Maguy Marin sounds the alarm with Salves. A frenzied marathon of furious madness, Maguy Marin choreographs our personal and collective chaos with fragmented staging distinctly her own. Since its 2010 premiere, the award-winning Salves has been acclaimed by critics and audiences alike. Compagnie Maguy Marin, returns to the NAC after more than... Read more

  9. Thomas Hellman Sings Roland Giguère

    September 11, 2013

    OTTAWA, 11 SEPTEMBER 2013 – The singer-songwriter Thomas Hellman will be putting the poems of Roland Giguère into song at the National Arts Centre, ten years after the passing of the great Quebec poet. Seduced by the luminous imagery of the anthology entitled L’âge de la parole, Thomas Hellman decided to set the words to music, making... Read more

  10. Je n'y suis plus presented by the NAC French Theatre

    September 6, 2013

    Ottawa, 3 septembEr 2013 – Are you feeling adrift? Adrift in the workaday world, at sea as regards relations with others? Ariane is a pleasant young woman who gives voice to her slipping and sliding in a torrent of words as she describes a life that is fraying at the seams. She is a vessel that is taking on water, plunging headlong toward an unpredictable, savage state. Between her... Read more