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We would like to recognize the Anishinabeg Algonquin Nation, on whose traditional unceded territory the National Arts Centre is located. We gratefully acknowledge them as the past, present and future stewards of this land.
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Bold visions that propel the art form
With contemporary flair as a common denominator, creative voices from around the globe are making works that each reflect a committed artistic approach.
Whether it's hip hop that meets contemporary dance, or performance that dialogues with classic lines, you will be awestruck by these creations that are resolutely of our time.
From the traditional to the avant-garde, these shows will entertain, provoke and inspire you to delve deeper into the vast terrain of the dance milieu. Explore!
Led by artistic director Emily Molnar, NDT is committed to being an artistic conduit that allows us to see the world differently—a mission reflected in this … read more
A stunning performance infused with pain, rebellion and hope bringing together a group of 12 dancers performing jagged, even broken movements. A powerful show that … read more
A pulsating beat of humanity in our social symphony perpetually under construction, this new work unfurls a storm of bodies, sound compositions and immersive visual … read more