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  1. NAC English Theatre Presentation Silence: Mabel and Alexander Graham Bell By Trina Davies Directed by Peter Hinton A Grand Theatre (London, ON) Production October 17 - 28, 2018

    October 1, 2018

    News Release NAC English Theatre Presentation Silence: Mabel and Alexander Graham Bell By Trina Davies Directed by Peter Hinton A Grand Theatre (London, ON) Production October 17 - 28, 2018 October 1, 2018 – OTTAWA (Canada) – “Silence is golden...a triumph for director Peter Hinton.” – London Free Press It only takes one spark of love, genius, or inspiration to... Read more

  2. THE SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE ANNOUNCES THE 2018 SHORTLIST FOR DESIGN

    September 20, 2018

    THE SIMINOVITCH PRIZE in theatre announces THE 2018 shortlist for Design A celebration for finalists takes place Monday, October 15 at Hart House, University of Toronto Recipient to be announced Monday, November 5 at the National Arts Centre September 20, 2018 – OTTAWA (Canada) – The Siminovitch Prize Foundation and the National Arts Centre today announced the shortlist for this... Read more

  3. GENERAL AUDITIONS - TORONTO National Arts Centre English Theatre will be conducting general auditions in Toronto on Monday, September 17 and Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

    August 17, 2018

    GENERAL AUDITIONS - TORONTO National Arts Centre English Theatre Artistic Director Jillian Keiley will be conducting general auditions in Toronto on Monday, September 17 and Tuesday, September 18, 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... Read more

  4. NAC Flag Flies at Half-mast in Honour of Canadian Theatre Icon Albert Millaire

    August 15, 2018

    The National Arts Centre mourns the loss of award-winning actor and director Albert Millaire. He was 83. Mr. Millaire had a significant impact on the cultural life of Canada, having received their country’s highest distinction in the performing arts, the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2006. The National Arts Centre’s flag will fly at... Read more

  5. carried away on the crest of a wave By david yee directed by kim collier March 21 – April 1, 2018

    March 6, 2018

    NAC english theatre production   carried away on the crest of a wave By david yee directed by kim collier March 21 – April 1, 2018 March 6, 2018 – OTTAWA (Canada) – “Be prepared to be hit by and possibly carried away on the crest of a wave... a richly nuanced, far-ranging show.”  - MDTheatreguide.com Born of a single cataclysmic afternoon, David... Read more

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Highlights of an Extraordinary and Historic Year at Canada's National Arts Centre

    December 27, 2017

    In the midst of Canada’s 150th year, the National Arts Centre had one of the most successful years in its 48-year history. Here are some of the highlights of 2017: 1) The appointment of Kevin Loring as the NAC’s first-ever Artistic Director of Indigenous Theatre Kevin Loring is a Nlaka’pamux from the Lytton First Nation in B.C., a Governor General’s Award-winning... Read more

  9. Back by Popular Demand! A Christmas Carol - December 5 - 24

    November 20, 2017

    News Release NAC English Theatre Production   A Christmas Carol By Charles Dickens Adapted and directed by Jillian Keiley featuring Andy Jones as Scrooge December 5 - 24, 2017 November 20, 2017 – OTTAWA (Canada) – “A spirited tale of how things should be...haunting and magical.” - Capital Critics Circle Back by popular demand! Wander through snow-filled forests,... Read more

  10. PLAYWRIGHT MARCUS YOUSSEF WINS 2017 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE CHRISTINE QUINTANA CHOSEN AS PROTÉGÉE

    November 6, 2017

    News Release PLAYWRIGHT MARCUS YOUSSEF WINS 2017 SIMINOVITCH PRIZE IN THEATRE CHRISTINE QUINTANA CHOSEN AS PROTÉGÉE Prize awarded Monday, November 6 at the National Arts Centre November 6, 2017 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Playwright Marcus Youssef has been named the 2017 recipient of the Siminovitch Prize, Canada’s most prestigious prize in Theatre. This year marks the... Read more

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