News Releases

  1. STATEMENT: NAC Flags Fly at Half-Mast in Honour of Renowned Choreographer, performer and Mentor Tedd Robinson

    August 31, 2022

    It was with great sadness that the National Arts Centre (NAC) learned of the death of Tedd Robinson, a beloved figure in Canada's dance community, creative innovator in the performing arts, treasured mentor, and artistic consultant to innumerable dance artists in Canada and abroad.  A MAVERICK Tedd Robinson’s enduring legacy is the extraordinary body of work he created over his... Read more

  2. THE STAGE IS SET FOR THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S 2022-2023 SEASON

    May 17, 2022

    News Release THE STAGE IS SET FOR THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE’S 2022-2023 SEASON    Experience the excitement as music, dance and theatre fill all four stages MAY 17, 2022 – OTTAWA, CANADA – As audiences return to the National Arts Centre’s performance halls, and with the ever-growing buzz around live performances, the NAC’s programming departments are... Read more

  3. CELEBRATION AND REJUVENATION: NAC DANCE INTRODUCES THE 2022-2023 SEASON

    May 17, 2022

    Expect a season of new experiences and familiar favourites for all audiences, which kicks off with Ballet Hispánico in October 2022 May 17, 2022 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Today, NAC Dance unveils a selection of its exceptional and diverse 2022-2023 programming that includes Canadian and international talents, and features both established and well-known dance artists mixed with new... Read more

  4. News Release: The National Arts Centre Offers more Music, Dance and Theatre to Live Audiences in 2022

    February 1, 2022

    THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE OFFERS MORE MUSIC, DANCE AND THEATRE TO LIVE AUDIENCES IN 2022 The NAC continues to safely reawaken its halls and welcome back audiences amid evolving pandemic restrictions   February 1, 2022 – OTTAWA, CANADA – As ongoing restrictions in Ontario are updated to allow more in-person activities, the National Arts Centre (NAC) is preparing to... Read more

  5. Cathy Levy's Tenure as NAC Dance Executive Producer to End December 31, 2022

    November 30, 2021

    Exceptional Artistic Leader Has Had Enormous Influence on Dance in Canada The National Arts Centre (NAC) today announced that Cathy Levy has chosen to end her tenure as Executive Producer of NAC Dance on December 31, 2022. Ms. Levy will program the 2022–2023 and 2023-2024 Dance seasons, and she will stay on in a temporary position until Spring 2023 to oversee the completion of select dance... Read more

  6. THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCES WINTER PROGRAMMING FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON

    October 26, 2021

    THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE ANNOUNCES WINTER PROGRAMMING FOR THE 2021-2022 SEASON Tickets for shows running from December through winter go on sale October 28    OCTOBER 26, 2021 – OTTAWA, CANADA – After successfully re-opening for in-person performances over the fall, the National Arts Centre announced today that more dynamic and diverse programming, including... Read more

  7. NAC Dance returns to the stage

    August 19, 2021

    NAC Dance unveils its highly anticipated 2021-2022 season August 19, 2021 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Today, NAC Dance unveiled its long awaited 2021-2022 season, programmed by Executive Producer Cathy Levy. This season, NAC Dance will feature an almost exclusively Canadian program, reaffirming its commitment to the renewal of Canada’s performing arts sector. From breathtaking... Read more

  8. THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE WELCOMES ARTISTS AND AUDIENCES BACK TO LIVE PERFORMANCES

    August 19, 2021

    THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE WELCOMES ARTISTS AND AUDIENCES BACK TO LIVE PERFORMANCES  The NAC (re)awakens that live performance feeling as tickets for fall and selected other performances go on sale today AUGUST 19, 2021 – OTTAWA, CANADA – The National Arts Centre today launches the 2021-2022 season and announces ticket sales for in-person programming... Read more

  9. NAC LAUNCHES “FREE REIN” A SUMMER ARTISTIC RESIDENCY PROGRAM TO SUPPORT RENEWAL OF CANADIAN PERFORMING ARTS SECTOR

    May 27, 2021

    OTTAWA, CANADA – From June 1 – August 31, 2021 more than 30 Canadian artists will participate in the National Arts Centre (NAC) ’s summer artistic residency program "Free Rein," a new three-month-long initiative in support of the renewal of the Canadian performing arts sector. The Artistic Residencies will enable the development of new artistic creations and enable... Read more

  10. EXPLORE CAPSULE! A VIDEO HUB FEATURING 60 SHORT FILMS BY DANCE ARTISTS FROM ACROSS CANADA

    May 3, 2021

    OTTAWA, CANADA – From May 3 to August 31, 2021, experience the innovation and creativity of professional Canadian dance artists who have had to deftly pivot their art onto the digital stage. CAPSULE is an exciting new video dance series hosted by the National Arts Centre’s Dance Department, and developed in close collaboration with F-O-R-M (Festival of Recorded... Read more

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