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

    February 2, 2011

    Ballet inspired by women who lost their lives as a result of domestic violence (Ottawa, January 24, 2011) The Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada’s Ghost of Violence, a unique and emotionally charged work inspired by women who have lost their lives as a result of domestic violence, will premiere at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on February 15, 2011 at 7:30 p.m. in the NAC... Read more

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

    January 31, 2011

    Wayne McGregor | Random Dance presents Entity in the NAC Theatre February 8, 2011. The performance is sold out, but those still interested should check for last minute returns. Wayne McGregor | Random Dance was founded in 1992 and became the instrument upon which McGregor evolved his drastically fast and articulate choreographic style. Wayne McGregor | Random Dance is at the cutting edge of... Read more

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

    January 27, 2011

    Virtuoso tap dancer Savion Glover brings his flamenco-inspired production SoLo in TiME to the NAC stage February 5, 2011. Since first exploding onto the global dance scene in the Broadway smash Bring in ‘Da Noise, Bring in ‘Da Funk! Glover has tapped his way into dance legend with his invention, clarity, speed and unique steps – using tap as sound, and sound as dance to... Read more

  4. 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

    Dave St-Pierre’s groundbreaking creation La Pornographie des âmes (Bare Naked Souls) runs in the NAC Studio January 27 to 29, 2011. The performance is sold out, but those still interested should check for last minute returns. Agent provocateur Dave St-Pierre stuns his audiences with raw energy, intensity and a willingness to tackle taboos. In this work, the first installment of a... Read more

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

    November 15, 2010

    More than 10 years after leaving La La La Human Steps, Louise Lecavalier, now with her own company, Fou Glorieux, brings a moving program of duets to the NAC Theatre on November 18 and 19. Lecavalier founded her contemporary dance company, Fou Glorieux, in 2006 to have the freedom to explore and work with artists whose vision is close to her own. In this new program NAC Associate Dance Artist... Read more


    November 8, 2010

    On Saturday, November 20 and Sunday November 21, subscriptions to most NAC Orchestra, English Theatre, French Theatre, and Dance series are on sale at 50% off the regular Box Office ticket price! The Subscription Seat Sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in person at the NAC on Saturday only and online on both Saturday and Sunday. Free parking is provided for patrons buying subscriptions on... Read more

  7. 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 presents a collaboration of stellar proportions on November 12 and 13 with Eonnagata. Eonnagata brings together three of the world’s most inventive artists: internationally adored principal ballerina Sylvie Guillem, theatrical visionary Robert Lepage, and award-winning choreographer Russell Maliphant. A genre-bending mix of dance and theatre coloured by Kabuki and martial arts,... Read more

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

    October 19, 2010

    Ottawa native and exceptional dancer-choreographer Tedd Robinson brings R3 to the NAC Studio October 28 to 30, 2010. Witty, inquisitive and enduringly innovative, NAC Associate Dance Artist Tedd Robinson is an established choreographer, educator and solo artist. Robinson’s critically acclaimed, award-winning and utterly unique works have won him a multitude of commissions and an... Read more

  9. 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

    Exciting contemporary choreography will be on display when the National Ballet of Canada performs at the NAC October 21 to 23.  Along with work by Russian-born George Balanchine, the performance features choreography by two of the most remarkable Canadian choreographers, "Queen of the Avant-Garde" Marie Chouinard, and Vancouver’s visionary Crystal Pite.    The strength of... Read more

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

    September 22, 2010

    The NAC Dance season opens with Out of Context - for Pina by Alain Platel and les ballets C de la B, which was recently named 2010 Production of the Year by a jury of 29 European critics for the German dance magazine Tanz. Founded in 1984 in Ghent, Belgium by Alain Platel, les ballets C de la B has established itself as one of the world's most influential dance theatre companies. Over the... Read more