April 8, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

News Releases

  1. NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE RELEASES STRATEGIC PLAN FOR 2015-2020 Canada is Our Stage includes a strong new emphasis on creation and the development of an Indigenous Theatre Department

    March 24, 2016

    Canada is Our Stage includes a strong new emphasis on creation and the development of an Indigenous Theatre Department   March 24, 2016 – OTTAWA (Canada) – With the National Arts Centre’s exciting architectural rejuvenation project well underway, the NAC today unveiled details of its strategic plan for the next five years. Entitled Canada is Our Stage: 2015−2020, the... Read more

  2. Indigenous storytelling at the NAC this week: World premiere concert, youth song project, art and reconciliation exhibition and panel discussion

    January 11, 2016

    OTTAWA – This week the National Arts Centre (NAC) invites the media to attend two days of Indigenous storytelling with fascinating performances, discussion and exhibition about the painful legacy of the residential school system in Canada. A highlight will be the world premiere of I Lost My Talk, composed by John Estacio and performed in Southam Hall by the NAC Orchestra under the direction... Read more

  3. National Arts Centre to Shine the Spotlight on Indigenous Storytelling and Reconciliation

    January 4, 2016

    The National Arts Centre (NAC) will showcase Indigenous storytelling and reconciliation on its stages in the New Year. In the context of recent news events –  from the recent publication of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s final report, to the Government of Canada’s renewed focus on Indigenous issues – the NAC is presenting a series of... Read more

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