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  1. French theatre presents : Magie lente (18 months to 5 years)

    February 26, 2018

    Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. NAC Azrieli Studio “We reflected on the origins of the world; we immersed ourselves in the founding myths and inspiring stories of the diverse cultures that make it up. Then we gave free rein to the images and sounds of a bold new cosmogony …” Nathalie Derome, playwright and performer   OTTAWA,... Read more

  2. GENERAL AUDITIONS - HALIFAX National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Halifax on Thursday, March 15, 2018.

    February 22, 2018

    GENERAL AUDITIONS - HALIFAX National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley will be conducting general auditions in Halifax on Thursday, March 15, 2018. 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 note:... Read more

  3. GENERAL AUDITIONS National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Ottawa on Thursday, March 8, 2018.

    February 14, 2018

    GENERAL AUDITIONS - OTTAWA National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley will be conducting general auditions in Ottawa on Thursday, March 8, 2018. 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 note:... Read more

  4. French theatre presents : Dans la solitude des champs de coton

    February 9, 2018

    February 21–24, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. in the NAC’s Babs Asper Theatre ** Please note, seats are not assigned for this performance. The audience will be seated on stage on two sets of bleachers, with the set in the centre.** “The initial shock, a kind of big bang, catapults Hugues Frenette, the Dealer, and Sébastien Ricard, the Client, into a... Read more

  5. French theatre presents : Comment j’ai appris à parler aux oiseaux (Ages 5 to 9)

    January 24, 2018

    Saturday, Feb. 10 and Sunday, Feb. 11 at 3 p.m., NAC Azrieli Studio “D. Kimm skilfully mingles goofiness, conspiratorial moments with her audience, and poetic asides brimming with possibilities.” Le Devoir, May 10, 2017 (Transl.)   OTTAWA, January 24, 2018 – A peek into the world of birds, custom-made for young audiences! Smack dab in... Read more

  6. BARCELONA-BASED COMPANY LA VERONAL PERFORMS A PIECE ON THE CONCEPT OF THE HUMAN BODY IN ART AND TIME

    January 23, 2018

    NAC Dance is happy to welcome the Barcelona-based company La Veronal, founded by internationally renowned choreographer Marcos Morau, with their piece Siena. Over the years, the company has created a series of works, using a country or city as a starting point to create an analogy between dance and geography. This piece dives into the history of Italian art, a journey that begins in the... Read more

  7. French theatre presents : Le dire de Di

    January 15, 2018

    January 31–February 3, 2018, at 8 p.m., NAC Azrieli Studio   “The precise, meticulous writing is composed like a musical score to be performed in movement. Ouellette’s words provide an impetus; they inhabit Marie-Ève Fontaine’s body. It’s a very demanding work, but extremely rewarding.” Joël Beddows, director  ... Read more

  8. CELEBRATED TAIWANESE CHOREOGRAPHER LIN LEE-CHEN PRESENTS THE ETERNAL TIDES, ONE NIGHT ONLY ON JANUARY 20.

    January 8, 2018

     NAC Dance is pleased to start the new year with the calm and meditative production by Taiwan’s Legend Lin Dance Theatre – The Eternal Tides – on Saturday, January 20. Artistic Director and choreographer, Lin Lee-Chen, who founded the company in 1995, takes inspiration from the elements of dance and music in the traditional religious rituals and ceremonial rites of her... Read more

  9. French theatre presents : Histoires à plumes et à poils (Ages 3 to 8)

    December 6, 2017

    Saturday, Dec. 16 and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3 p.m., NAC Azrieli Studio   “Playwright and director Érika Tremblay-Roy’s ingenuity is wonderful to see. Using just a few simple materials—a few tubes, red gloves, a bit of rope—, she brings the various animals to life.” Le Devoir, May 3, 2017   OTTAWA, Canada, December 6,... Read more

  10. French theatre presents : La bibliothèque interdite

    November 22, 2017

    December 6-9 at 8 p.m., NAC Studio Azrieli Added performance Saturday December 9 at 4 p.m.   OTTAWA, November 27, 2017 – Buenos Aires, 1941. A poet has barely started his job as concierge of the forbidden library when he is incarcerated by Inspector Barracuda. In a sordid setting, to the sinister strains of the milonga, he realizes that his captor is a character from one of... Read more

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