News Releases

  1. DIRECTOR NADIA ROSS WINS 2016 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE

    October 28, 2016

    News Release DIRECTOR NADIA ROSS WINS 2016 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE Sarah Conn and Shaista Latif Chosen as Protégées Prize awarded Friday, October 28 at the National Arts Centre October 28, 2016 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Director Nadia Ross has been named the 2016 recipient of the Siminovitch Prize, Canada’s most prestigious prize in Theatre. This year marks the... Read more

  2. The 20th Annual NAC Gala with Diana Krall and Alexander Shelley Raises $724,500 for Arts Education Program's Across Canada

    October 22, 2016

    Tonight’s 2016 National Arts Centre Gala – featuring five-time GRAMMY winning jazz pianist and vocalist extraordinaire Diana Krall and the NAC Orchestra, under the leadership of its Music Director Alexander Shelley, has raised $724,500 (net) for the National Youth and Education Trust (NYET) in support of the NAC’s arts and education programs across Canada. The annual NAC Gala has... Read more

  3. Experience the Dazzling Virtuosity of Beethoven and Schumann at the NAC Orchestra’s Festival

    October 6, 2016

    OTTAWA  — From October 12 to 20, join Alexander Shelley, the NAC Orchestra, and a roster of world-renowned pianists, as they interpret the expressive and timeless masterpieces of Robert Schumann and Ludwig van Beethoven. The two-week Festival explores superb expressions of Romanticism in the complete collection of Schumann’s Symphonies and Beethoven’s Piano Concertos.... Read more

  4. Trey Anthony's 'da Kink in my Hair - October 19 - November 5 in the NAC Theatre

    October 5, 2016

    NAC English Theatre/Theatre Calgary co-production   ‘da Kink in My Hair By Trey Anthony directed by Marion J. Caffey October 19 – November 5, 2016 October 4, 2016 – OTTAWA (Canada) –  4 Stars “'da Kink in my Hair is a genuine crowd pleaser so do yourself a favour and revel in the experience it provides.” – Calgary Herald NAC English Theatre... Read more

  5. LES ARMOIRES NORMANDES A collective creation by Les Chiens de Navarre October 5–8 at 7:30 p.m. NAC Theatre

    October 3, 2016

    Les Chiens de Navarre, the most outrageous collective on the French-language theatre scene, are about to make their exhilarating NAC debut in a tumult of liberty and jubilant cynicism! What’s love all about? What is sexual desire? What are the social masks that conceal our savage selves? These are a few of the questions the Chiens de Navarre tackle in Les armoires normandes... Read more

  6. THE SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2016 SHORTLIST FOR DIRECTORS

    October 3, 2016

    News Release THE SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2016 SHORTLIST FOR DIRECTORS Recipient to be announced Friday, October 28 at the National Arts Centre October 3, 2016 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The Siminovitch Prize in Theatre today announced the shortlist for this year’s award in the category of direction. This year, given the exceptionally high quality of nominations, the... Read more

  7. MICHELLE DORRANCE TAPS HER WAY TO THE TOP AND ONTO THE NAC THEATRE STAGE

    September 29, 2016

    “One of the most imaginative tap choreographers working today” according to The New Yorker, will step onto the NAC Theatre stage with her piece ETM: Double Down on October 14 and 15. Michelle Dorrance will treat the audience to a modern take on one of the oldest dance forms in America. The performance will feature seven astounding tap dancers, three musicians and one B-girl (2016... Read more

  8. GENERAL AUDITIONS - VANCOUVER National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Vancouver on Thursday, October 13, 2016.

    September 26, 2016

    GENERAL AUDITIONS - VANCOUVER National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley and Artistic Advisor* Corey Payette will be conducting general auditions in Vancouver on Thursday, October 13, 2016. NAC English Theatre is committed to inclusive casting. We encourage submissions from professional artists who self-identify as members of under-represented communities, a concept we... Read more

  9. A Night of Classical Collisions: Beethoven and Schumann Meet the turntables with DJ Skratch Bastid

    September 26, 2016

    OTTAWA (Canada) – It’s a night of Classical Collisions at the NAC! On Friday, October 14, Canadian DJ Skratch Bastid will give Beethoven and Schumann a turntable mash-up in the knockout party of the year! The event is part of the Beethoven and Schumann Festival and kicks-off at 9:30 p.m. with LiVE 88.5’s DJ Noah spinning in the NAC Main Foyer. A roster of Ottawa’s best... Read more

  10. Pinchas Zukerman and the NAC Orchestra capture the beauty of the Baroque era’s greatest composers in masterful new album

    September 16, 2016

    OTTAWA (Canada) – Indulge in the beauty of the Baroque era’s greatest composers in the magnificent new album by Pinchas Zukerman, a phenomenon on the music scene for over forty years, and the National Arts Centre Orchestra, Baroque Treasury, released by Analekta.  It also features Amanda Forsyth, one of North America’s most dynamic cellists, and wonderful oboist Charles... Read more

Menu