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

Je danse mon alphabet

with Bouge de là
Preschool–Grade 1 Theatre Dance Workshops

Available from January 2021

Duration: 45-60 minutes
Maximum number of participants: 15-20 in preschool // 25-30 children in elementary school
Offered to students in class only (Teacher must be present)
Offered in English or in French

Using fun and easy-to-follow instructions, choreographer Hélène Langevin invites children to explore the alphabet by moving freely and expressing themselves with their bodies. Alone or in a group, how can you create 2D letters with 3D bodies?

A lively and playful creative dance workshop for children ages 4 to 6.


  • Developing gross motor skills
  • Experimenting with spontaneous body movement
  • Expressing ideas through dance
  • Cooperating with others
  • Building self-esteem

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Your donations help the National Arts Centre reach more students, educators and communities across Canada. The National Youth and Education Trust is the NAC’s primary source of funding for initiatives that nurture and develop the creativity of children and youth, and support the educators and artists who challenge and encourage them.

The NAC Foundation would like to acknowledge the generous support from the Leacross Foundation, Friends of the NAC Orchestra, A Donor-Advised Fund at the Community Foundation of Ottawa, The Janice and Earle O’Born Fund for Excellence in the Performing Arts, Grant and Alice Burton, and the donors and sponsors of the NAC’s National Youth and Education Trust, the primary resource for youth and education funding at the National Arts Centre.