October 22, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

News Releases

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. NAC INDIGENOUS THEATRE INVITES AUDIENCES TO BE INSPIRED BY STORIES, CULTURES AND LANGUAGES

    August 19, 2021

    NAC INDIGENOUS THEATRE INVITES AUDIENCES TO BE INSPIRED BY STORIES, CULTURES AND LANGUAGES Artists and stories are at the heart of new season of Indigenous Theatre for 2021-2022 August 19, 2021 – OTTAWA (Canada) – Highlighting the distinct natures of Indigenous artists’ perspectives, territories, cultures and languages, NAC Indigenous... Read more

  4. NAC Indigenous Theatre and Facebook Canada launch #ReconcileThis

    June 23, 2021

    Today, the National Arts Centre Indigenous Theatre and Facebook Canada are announcing the creation of #ReconcileThis  – Indigenous Voices Online, a four-year initiative that provides hundreds of transformative Indigenous Voices with funding, production equipment, and training to share their stories, history, and to celebrate culture online. #ReconcileThis will also create four,... Read more

  5. NAC INDIGENOUS THEATRE TAKES AUDIENCES ON A JOURNEY OF MEMORIES AND STORIES WITH INDIGENOUS CITIES

    June 3, 2021

    NAC INDIGENOUS THEATRE TAKES AUDIENCES ON A JOURNEY OF MEMORIES AND STORIES WITH INDIGENOUS CITIES  Annual audio-based storytelling experience launches in three cities for inaugural year     June 3, 2021 – OTTAWA (Canada) – In honour of National Indigenous History Month, the NAC Indigenous Theatre is proud to announce a new annual theatrical... Read more

  6. June 1, 2021

    THE NAC HONOURS THE STRENGTH OF INDIGENOUS VOICES AND PERSPECTIVES THROUGHOUT NATIONAL INDIGENOUS HISTORY MONTH The NAC’s Kipnes Lantern to be lit in orange, in memory of the 215 Indigenous children found at the unmarked mass grave at the Old Kamloops Residential School  June 1, 2021 – OTTAWA... Read more

  7. 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

  8. A BUSY MOIS DE LA FRANCOPHONIE AT THE NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE

    March 4, 2021

    Ottawa, March 4, 2021 — March is the Mois de la Francophonie (Francophonie Month), and Francophone artists are in the spotlight at the National Arts Centre! With music, theatre, dance and more, a diverse virtual program awaits you to celebrate this annual event. As a bilingual cultural institution since its inception more than 50 years ago, French programming is an essential part of... Read more

  9. NAC INDIGENOUS THEATRE PRESENTS ARTICLE 11’S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF DEER WOMAN

    February 10, 2021

    News Release NAC INDIGENOUS THEATRE PRESENTS ARTICLE 11’S ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF DEER WOMAN A special on demand broadcast premieres on NAC Website February 14 February 10, 2021 – OTTAWA (Canada) – “My name is Lila and I am a proud Blackfoot woman. What I am doing is illegal.” So begins Deer Woman, a solo-warrior-woman story of righteous vengeance created by... Read more

  10. NAC Celebrates the Holidays With Livestreamed and In-person Performances from Venues Across Canada

    December 1, 2020

    The National Arts Centre (NAC) today released its December lineup of live and online performances and events. This holiday season features many livestreamed shows from venues around the country in addition to live in-person performances from the NAC. The NAC began a gradual return to live performances on its stages in early September, closely following public health guidelines. DECEMBER... Read more

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