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  1. The NAC Orchestra and The Glenn Gould Foundation celebrate The Genius of Philip Glass Innovative. Influential. Legendary. || Philip Glass will be presented with the 11th Glenn Gould Prize on November 26 in Ottawa

    September 6, 2016

    OTTAWA (Canada) – On Saturday, November 26, iconic American composer Philip Glass will be awarded The Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize at an exclusive concert in his honour, presented by The Glenn Gould Foundation and the NAC Orchestra.  The Genius of Philip Glass features the NAC Orchestra led by guest conductor Dennis Russell Davies performing a concert of music spanning the legendary... Read more

  2. General Auditions - Calgary National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Calgary on Saturday, September 10, 2016.

    August 17, 2016

    GENERAL AUDITIONS - CALGARY National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley will be conducting general auditions in Calgary on Saturday, September 10, 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 understand very broadly. Please... Read more

  3. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE CONGRATULATES SARAH GARTON STANLEY ON WINNING MAJOR U.S. AWARD FOR THEATRE

    August 9, 2016

    Media Advisory NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE CONGRATULATES SARAH GARTON STANLEY ON WINNING MAJOR U.S. AWARD FOR THEATRE OTTAWA, August 9, 2016 — Sarah Garton Stanley, Associate Artistic Director of English Theatre at the National Arts Centre, received a major U.S. award for her work on The Cycle, a three-part investigation focusing on the theatrical works created by Indigenous artists in Canada.... Read more

  4. ANGELA HEWITT’S BACH ODYSSEY COMES TO OTTAWA

    August 4, 2016

    OTTAWA (Canada) – She’s been called “the outstanding Bach pianist of her generation” (The Sunday Times, London), and now, Angela Hewitt is set to bring her latest musical feat to Ottawa. In The Bach Odyssey, Hewitt will explore J.S. Bach’s complete keyboard works in 12 recitals over the course of four years. The National Arts Centre Orchestra in partnership with... Read more

  5. GENERAL AUDITIONS - TORONTO National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Toronto, ON on Monday, August 15, 2016.

    July 19, 2016

    GENERAL AUDITIONS - TORONTO National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley and Artistic Advisor* Jiv Parasram will be conducting general auditions in Toronto, ON on Monday, August 15, 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

  6. NAC ORCHESTRA TAPPED FOR MOMENTOUS TRUE NORTH: THE CANADIAN SONGBOOK PROJECT Orchestra Chosen for 10-Orchestra Album to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday

    June 9, 2016

    OTTAWA, ON - Eleanor McCain is about to make history. In an unparalleled and ambitious move to celebrate the country’s 150th birthday with her upcoming True North: The Canadian Songbook, the three-time East Coast Music Association Award nominee has been traveling across Canada from St. John’s, NL to Victoria, BC to record with 10 orchestras for inclusion on her 33-song recording... Read more

  7. AUDITIONS FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS The National Arts Centre English Theatre is holding auditions for the children’s roles in our production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Jillian Keiley, on Friday, June 17, 2016.

    June 1, 2016

    AUDITIONS FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS The National Arts Centre English Theatre is holding auditions for the children’s roles in our production of A Christmas Carol directed by Jillian Keiley on Friday, June 17, 2016.   We are looking for boys age 7-14 and girls age 10-14 with some stage experience and singing ability. NAC English Theatre is committed to inclusive casting. We encourage... Read more

  8. GENERAL AUDITIONS National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Whitehorse, YT on Sunday, June 12, 2016.

    May 20, 2016

    GENERAL AUDITIONS National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley and Artistic Advisor* Marcus Youssef will be conducting general auditions in Whitehorse, YT on Sunday, June 12, 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 understand... Read more

  9. THE 2016 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATION IN THEATRE: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Call coincides with Lou Siminovitch’s 96th birthday Awards announce new partnership with National Arts Centre

    May 12, 2016

    News Release   THE 2016 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE FOR EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATION IN THEATRE: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS Call coincides with Lou Siminovitch’s 96th birthday Awards announce new partnership with National Arts Centre May 12, 2016 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The Siminovitch Prize and the National Arts Centre today announced a call for nominations for the Siminovitch Prize,... Read more

  10. NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley Celebrates Stories in the 2016/17 Season. Collaborations an Important Development Tool in Building the Upcoming Season

    April 4, 2016

    News Release NAC English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley Celebrates Stories in the 2016/17 Season. Collaborations an Important Development Tool in Building the Upcoming Season April 4, 2016 – OTTAWA (Canada) – National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley is passionate about the theatre and storytelling, especially when the stories in question are... Read more

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