Stage Series

Music Theatre Dance Summer events

Take a seat in Southam Hall and experience beloved classics performed by the NAC Orchestra or your favourite artists. Visit the Babs Asper Theatre for some outstanding dance and music. Or, if you prefer something more intimate, settle into either the Studio or the Fourth Stage for theatre and music. There you can connect with Canadian, Indigenous and international artists and ensembles as they share their history, truth and powerful points of view. 

You won’t be disappointed, no matter what you see. 

Upcoming events

  1. In-person Video
    Deux hommes, un tenant une mandoline et l'autre une guitare, posent assis sur le trottoir devant un bâtiment en briques.  © Lonesome George Duo

    Joe Campbell-McArdle (guitar and vocals) and Myles McCormack (mandolin, guitar and vocals), the songwriting duo behind Lonesome George, blend contemporary English and Irish compositions touching on themes of love, life, and revolution, crafting a…

  2. In-person
     © Alexander Shelley

    Take a break from the summer sun and experience a different kind of heat as the NAC Orchestra conjures up a musical world premiere, a brilliant homegrown international violin sensation, and Japanese sci-fi magic—all on the stage of Southam…

  3. In-person

    Hailing from Ovejas-Suceron, Colombia’s interior Caribbean coast, Los Gaiteros de Ovejas (LGDO) is a six-piece ensemble playing in the sound of the ancestral indigenous Gaita and percussion instruments. For the last 35 years the group has…

  4. In-person

    From a musician family, Valérie Ekoume is a French Cameroonian singer based in France. She grew up listening to various musical styles from Congolese rumba, pop music artists (as Michael Jackson), to Cameroonian Music. Her life took a…

  5. In-person

    Latin Grammy nominees Gilsons: a dynamic trio blending pop rock, samba, and reggae. 

  6. In-person

    “Can you think of the first song you played over and over again? The first song that you would take the time to rewind on the cassette tape, because it was worth it.”  The first thing we do in life is make sound. For writer,…

  7. In-person Video
    Artiste latina Pahua en pose. © Pahua

    Fusion of Latin American folklore and contemporary electronic beats.

  8. In-person
     © Passarim

    Passarim is a reunion of four Brazilian musicians and songwriters who share a love for Brazilian music, specially the Bossa Nova of Antonio Carlos Jobim and João Gilberto. The project started in 2017 as a tribute to the 30th anniversary of…

  9. In-person Video
    Un groupe de danseurs de tango sur la scène.  © Social Tango Project

    Based in Buenos Aires, the Social Tango Project celebrates the universal appeal of tango. Join us for an immersive evening of dance, music, and film. 

  10. In-person
     © Pub Royal
    A LES 7 DOIGTS DE LA MAIN Creation


    The COWBOY FRINGANTS Musical Comedy

    Welcome to our place! Welcome to the wackiest bar in Quebec. Welcome to the universe of PUB ROYAL, the musical comedy from COWBOY FRINGANTS! Featuring some of the band’s greatest hits and some new songs, and with the help of…

  11. In-person

    Steadily gaining acclaim for her poignant storytelling lyrics and captivating live shows, Wendy McNeill takes listeners on an emotional roller coaster with a spirit that is both playful and fierce. As likely to be singing from the perspective of a…

  12. In-person
     © L’Écrit d’Ubus Théâtre

    From Ubus Théâtre The Written Note is an Ode to happiness. A fragile thread along which the meeting between young Célestine Olivier Myata and her great-aunt Murasaki Chizuko is drawn.  A short…

  13. In-person

    Don Juan Music, dance and songs In a romantic and timeless Spain, hearts beat and break for Don Juan. Young nobleman with fierce beauty, the son of Don Luis unleashes passions: a cruel seducer, he stirs up the desire of…

  14. In-person Video
     © Renard Doux par Sylvie Gosselin

    Renard Doux is a papercraft theatre of objects created and performed by Sylvie Gosselin to showcase the value of intergenerational relationships and the bond between a child, Renard Doux, and her Mamou—a gift that goes both ways.…

  15. In-person
     © Les Misérables

    Cameron Mackintosh presents the acclaimed production of Boublil and Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables. This brilliant staging has taken the world by storm and has been hailed…

  16. In-person
     © L’ensemble de la distribution de Come From Away à Broadway

    The most successful Canadian musical ever, Come From Away tells the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded airplane passengers and the small town of Gander, Newfoundland that welcomed them.

  17. In-person Video

    Let BADBADNOTGOOD’s music take you to an alternate universe when they perform at the NAC this summer!  Toronto, Ontario-based jazz ensemble BADBADNOTGOOD make expansive music that straddles the line between '70s soul-jazz, alternative…

Past events

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