News Releases

  1. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE SHARING THE BEST OF THE PERFORMING ARTS WITH CANADIANS IN 2017 Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday with Cross-country Orchestra and Theatre Tours, a Major Canada Scene Festival in the Nation’s Capital, and More!

    November 23, 2016 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance NAC Presents Canada Scene 2016-2017 Season 

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

    September 29, 2016 | NAC Dance 2016-2017 Season 

  3. National Arts Centre Extends Until 2020 the Contract of Cathy Levy, Executive Producer of Dance

    August 30, 2016 | NAC Dance Canada Dance Festival Communications 

  4. FACE 2 FACE 2016: MANY VOICES TO DISCOVER, MANY IDEAS TO EXPLORE

    February 15, 2016 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  5. DANCE AND THEATRE COLLIDE IN A STRIKING PRODUCTION BY TWO OF CANADA’S MOST CELEBRATED ARTISTS: CRYSTAL PITE AND JONATHON YOUNG

    February 1, 2016 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  6. ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET PERFORMS A POIGNANT BALLET ABOUT CANADA’S RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL SYSTEM

    January 18, 2016 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  7. DADA MASILO REINVENTS A ROMANTIC CLASSIC WITH CANADIAN PREMIERE OF SWAN LAKE.

    January 4, 2016 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  8. MATINEES TO BE CANCELLED OR MOVED AS OF JANUARY 2016

    November 23, 2015 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  9. Taiwanese U-Theatre to present an impressive mix of martial arts, dancing, and drumming at the National Arts Centre on November 24

    November 10, 2015 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  10. Urban meets Baroque in Hofesh Shechter's Trilogy barbarians at the NAC on November 10 and 11

    October 28, 2015 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  11. PROMINENT JAPANESE BUTOH DANCE COMPANY SANKAI JUKU WILL PERFORM EXCLUSIVELY AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE, ONE NIGHT ONLY ON NOVEMBER 3

    October 21, 2015 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  12. PROMINENT JAPANESE BUTOH DANCE COMPANY SANKAI JUKU WILL PERFORM EXCLUSIVELY AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE, ONE NIGHT ONLY ON NOVEMBER 3

    October 20, 2015 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  13. Double bill from young Flemish choreographer Jan Martens exudes relentless energy at the National Arts Centre Studio from October 22 to 24

    October 9, 2015 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  14. Cathy Levy’s 15th Season at the helm of NAC Dance opens with the exclusive Canadian engagement of Trisha Brown Dance Company on October 8

    September 24, 2015 | NAC Dance 2015-2016 Season 

  15. SWEDEN’S METEORICALLY RISING DANCE STAR PONTUS LIDBERG MAKES HIS NAC DEBUT WITH THIS WAS WRITTEN ON WATER AND SNOW AT THE NAC ON APRIL 14

    April 10, 2015 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  16. ALICE TUMBLES DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE IN 6 PERFORMANCES OF THE NATIONAL BALLET OF CANADA’S EYE-POPPING ALICE’S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ON APRIL 9-12

    March 30, 2015 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  17. BENJAMIN MILLEPIED’S L.A. DANCE PROJECT BRINGS A DAZZLING TRIPLE BILL TO THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ON MARCH 11

    March 5, 2015 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  18. JAPAN’S LEGENDARY KODO PERFORMS KODO ONE EARTH TOUR: MYSTERY AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ON MARCH 9

    March 2, 2015 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  19. NAC DANCE PRESENTS MONTREAL’S EXTRAORDINARY LE PATIN LIBRE IN VERTICAL INFLUENCES AT THE MINTO SKATING CENTRE ON FEBRUARY 27-28

    February 19, 2015 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  20. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE DANCE ADDS A NEW NAC CO-PRODUCTION TO THE 2014-15 SEASON! MONTREAL’S LE PATIN LIBRE PERFORMS VERTICAL INFLUENCES – ON ICE – ON FEBRUARY 27-28

    February 19, 2015 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  21. A sizzling hot show for Valentine’s Weekend!

    January 30, 2015 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  22. THE NAC WINTER SALE IS BACK! TWO TICKETS FOR $45 ON 17 EXCITING PERFORMANCES!

    January 26, 2015 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance NAC Presents 2014-2015 Season 

  23. NAC DANCE PRESENTS FACE 2 FACE: EXPERIENCES OF AFRICA FEBRUARY 4 – 7

    January 23, 2015 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  24. CANADA’S ROYAL WINNIPEG BALLET PERFORMS THE HANDMAID’S TALE – MARGARET ATWOOD’S AWARD-WINNING NOVEL TRANSFORMED INTO VIVID DANCE DRAMA – AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ON JANUARY 22-24

    January 8, 2015 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  25. ISRAEL’S L-E-V MAKES THEIR NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE DEBUT WITH HOUSE ON NOVEMBER 11

    October 29, 2014 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  26. THE EXTRAORDINARY TANZTHEATER WUPPERTAL PINA BAUSCH RETURNS TO THE NAC WITH VOLLMOND – A DAZZLING CANADIAN PREMIERE – ON NOVEMBER 7-8

    October 27, 2014 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  27. SPARKS FLY AS AMBER FUNK BARTON AND JOSH MARTIN PERFORM IN AN EVENING OF HIGH-ENERGY DANCE, INCLUDING THE WORLD PREMIERE OF SURRENDER, A NEW SOLO – AND NAC CO-PRODUCTION – ON OCTOBER 23-25

    October 9, 2014 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  28. Louise Lecavalier, goddess of Canadian dance, performs her first self-choreographed work at the National Arts Centre on October 8-9

    September 29, 2014 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

  29. National Arts Centre Dance adds a new NAC Co-Production to the 2014-15 Season! Montreal's Le Patin Libre performs VERTICAL INFLUENCES – on ice – on February 27-28

    June 16, 2014 | NAC Dance 2014-2015 Season 

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

    January 30, 2014 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance NAC Presents 2013-2014 Season 

  31. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ONLINE SUBSCRIPTION SALE NOVEMBER 22 AND 23 ONLY!

    November 18, 2013 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance Special Events 2013-2014 Season 

  32. One Chicago legend pays tribute to another as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago performs the extraordinary One Thousand Pieces at the National Arts Centre on November 23

    November 8, 2013 | NAC Dance 2013-2014 Season 

  33. Celebrated choreographer-performer Akram Khan — an Ottawa favourite — performs his phenomenal new full-length solo DESH at the National Arts Centre on November 14-15-16

    October 30, 2013 | NAC Dance 2013-2014 Season 

  34. 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 | NAC Dance 2013-2014 Season 

  35. Tango Legends will replace Tango Pasión at the NAC

    October 8, 2013 | NAC Dance 2013-2014 Season 

  36. 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 | NAC Dance 2013-2014 Season 

  37. NAC 2013 – 14 Season Tickets on Sale September 3! IT’S A TIME FOR CELEBRATION AT THE NAC AS 25 MILLION TICKETS HAVE BEEN SOLD

    August 29, 2013 | NAC Orchestra NAC English Theatre NAC French Theatre NAC Dance NAC Presents 2013-2014 Season 

  38. The National Arts Centre hopes to minimize transportation and parking challenges for NAC patrons on Ottawa Race Weekend May 25-26

    May 22, 2013 | NAC English Theatre NAC Dance Community Programming 2012-2013 Season 

  39. Two nights only -- Alberta Ballet shines the spotlight on Elton John's rock n' roll life in the ultra-high energy Love Lies Bleeding at the NAC on April 19-20, 2013

    April 9, 2013 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  40. Legendary Canadian dance icon Peggy Baker illuminates the NAC Studio stage on April 11-13, 2013

    April 3, 2013 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  41. One night only – internationally-renowned Flamenco artist María Pagés and her company perform Autorretrato (Self-portrait) on March 27, 2013

    March 19, 2013 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  42. BJM – Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal returns to the NAC with a triumphant triple-bill on March 21-22

    March 7, 2013 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  43. Carte Blanche, Norway's National Company of Contemporary Dance, performs 3 O’Clock in the Afternoon on February 22-23

    February 13, 2013 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  44. One night only -- Ballet BC presents a tantalizing triple-bill of daring modern dance on February 12

    February 5, 2013 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  45. 4 companies. 3 intimate venues: 1 jam-packed week of dance! The fifteen performances of Face 2 Face explode on the Ottawa dance scene from February 5-9, 2013

    January 29, 2013 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  46. Alberta Ballet celebrates the festive season with The Nutcracker at the National Arts Centre on December 5-9 Featuring the National Arts Centre Orchestra

    November 22, 2012 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  47. The National Arts Centre inaugurates Dance Series C with a remarkable double bill by Beijing's TAO Dance Theater on November 22-24

    November 14, 2012 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  48. NAC Dance presents the powerful, heart pounding dance/rock fusion Political Mother by choreographer/composer Hofesh Shechter on November 9-10

    October 29, 2012 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  49. National Arts Centre Electrifies Dance Stage with Brazil's Grupo Corpo Friday and Saturday, October 26-27in Southam Hall at 8 pm

    October 15, 2012 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  50. Political Pawn. Teenage Queen. Lover. Victim. Marie-Antoinette. National Arts Centre Inaugurates the 2012-2013 Ballet Season with the Canadian Premiere of Marie by Houston Ballet

    October 3, 2012 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  51. The National Arts Centre inaugurates the 2012-2013 Dance Season with the Canadian premiere of The Tempest Replica by international dance sensation Crystal Pite/Kidd Pivot

    September 13, 2012 | NAC Dance 2012-2013 Season 

  52. THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ASKS
    IF YOU WERE ONE OF THE PERFORMING ARTS
    WHAT WOULD YOU BE?

    June 15, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  53. The National Arts Centre hopes to minimize transportation and parking challenges for NAC patrons on Ottawa Race Weekend -- May 26-27, 2012  

    May 17, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  54. Bolshoi Ballet performs their signature work Don Quixote at the NAC from May 23 to 26, 2012

    May 10, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  55. Dana Gingras and Animals of Distinction explore wild new terrain in Heart as Arena at the NAC May 10-12, 2012

    May 4, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  56. Cie Käfig/CCN Créteil et Val-de-Marne presents an explosive, athletic program of fusion hip-hop on April 19 & 20, 2012 at the NAC

    April 13, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  57. Alvin Ailey® American Dance Theater at the NAC on April 17, 2012

    April 11, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  58. The National Ballet of Canada presents The Seagull at the NAC from April 12 to 14, 2012

    March 29, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  59. José Navas/Compagnie Flak presents the new solo work Personæ at the NAC from March 8 to 10, 2012

    February 27, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  60. The Joffrey Ballet presents an evening of mixed repertoire from William Forsythe, Christopher Wheeldon, & Edwaard Liang on March 3, 2012 at the NAC

    February 22, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  61. Tango Pasión brings the precision and intensity of authentic Argentine tango to the NAC on February 21, 2012

    February 14, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  62. Akram Khan Company’s Vertical Road at the NAC February 2 to 4, 2012

    January 20, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  63. Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet presents Svengali The mesmerizing new ballet of seduction and control at the NAC January 26 to 28, 2012

    January 13, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  64. February 1 and 2 performances of Gnosis by Akram Khan Company at the National Arts Centre cancelled

    January 5, 2012 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  65. Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch
    exclusive Canadian engagement of
    Danzón
    at the NAC on November 25 and 26, 2011

    November 10, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  66. Compagnie Marie Chouinard
    THE GOLDEN MEAN (LIVE) November 9, 2011

    October 28, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  67. Colin Dunne presents the provocative moving memoir Out of Time at the NAC on October 27 to 29, 2011

    October 17, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  68. China’s award-winning Guangzhou Ballet performs Return on a Snowy Night at the NAC on October 15, 2011

    October 4, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  69. NAC Dance opens the 2011-2012 season with Babel (words) by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Damien Jalet – the anticipated conclusion to the epic three-part project

    October 5 and 6, 2011

    September 21, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  70. La La La Human Steps performs New Work by Edouard Lock at the NAC on May 18 and 19, 2011

    May 10, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  71. Alice like you’ve never seen her before!
    Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet performs Wonderland at the NAC April 28-30, 2011

    April 15, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  72. Canada’s National Arts Centre announces extraordinary 2011/2012 Dance Season A world of dance in Ottawa

    April 6, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  73. BeijingDance | LDTX performs exclusively at the National Arts Centre in their Canadian debut on April 9, 2011  

    April 4, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  74. The stage of the National Arts Centre’s Southam Hall will be transformed into a big top circus tent when A Musical Zoo! – the third TD Bank Group ‘Family Adventures with the National Arts Centre Orchestra’ concert of the season – is performed on Saturday April 16

    March 31, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  75. NAC Dance presents Southern Bound Comfort March 24 to 26, 2011

    March 18, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  76. MOMIX performs their smash hit Botanica at the NAC on March 19, 2011

    March 11, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  77. Laureates of the 2011 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards announced

    March 3, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  78. Evelyn Hart to mentor Heather Ogden as part of the 2011 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Mentorship Program

    March 3, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  79. Denis Villeneuve to receive NAC Award as part of Governor General's Performing Arts Awards celebration

    March 3, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  80. Kodo One Earth Tour 2011 at the NAC on March 7, 2011

    March 1, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  81. Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet performs for the first time at the NAC March 3 and 4, 2011

    February 23, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  82. The NAC Orchestra performs in two free lunchtime concerts in Ottawa/Gatineau as part of NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ORCHESTRA WEEK  a week-long celebration of marvelous music from March 7 to 13, 2011

    February 21, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  83. Mariinsky Ballet (The Kirov) performs La Bayadère with the NAC Orchestra February 24-27, 2011

    February 18, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  84. World Premiere of Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada’s
    Ghosts of Violence at the National Arts Centre 

    February 2, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  85. Wayne McGregor | Random Dance performs for the first time at the NAC February 8, 2011

    January 31, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  86. The undisputed king of tap, Savion Glover, returns to the NAC February 5, 2011

    January 27, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  87. La Pornographie des âmes (Bare Naked Souls) by Montreal’s notoriously provocative choreographer Dave St-Pierre will be at the NAC January 27 to 29, 2011

    January 20, 2011 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  88. Canadian contemporary dance icon Louise Lecavalier performs a critically acclaimed program of duets at the NAC on November 18 and 19

    November 15, 2010 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  89. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE
    Subscription seat Sale
    NOVEMBER 20 AND 21 ONLY!

    SUBSCRIPTIONS TO NAC ORCHESTRA, ENGLISH AND FRENCH THEATRE, AND DANCE SERIES ARE 50% OFF THE REGULAR BOX OFFICE TICKET PRICE

    November 8, 2010 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  90. Internationally renowned artists Sylvie Guillem, Robert Lepage and Russell Maliphant on stage at the NAC November 12 and 13, 2010

    November 3, 2010 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  91. Robinson returns to the NAC stage October 28 to 30, 2010 with an ensemble of passionate performers, live music and song

    October 19, 2010 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  92. The National Ballet of Canada performs three contemporary ballets by three ground-breaking choreographers at the NAC October 21 to 23, 2010

    October 13, 2010 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

  93. NAC Dance opens the 2010-2011 season with the Canadian premiere of Out of Context – for Pina on October 5 & 6

    September 22, 2010 | NAC Dance 2011-2012 Season 

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