May 20, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

Learn and Engage

The National Arts Centre's Arts Alive provides outstanding programming and resources to help young people engage in the arts, including many free resources. Virtual workshops and performances from inspiring Canadian artists, pre-professional artist training and engaging free resources - it's all here. Whether you are in the classroom, at home with children, or preparing for a professional career as an artist, the National Arts Centre can help you bring the performing arts alive.

Current Programs

  • Ubu sur la table

    with La Pire Espèce

      Secondary and post-secondary

    Duration: 1 hour, 15 minutes (possibility of adapting the workshop to 60 minutes) Maximum number of participants: 25-30 students Offered to students in class only (teacher must be present) Offered in French only A … read more

  • L’école à l’œuvre

    with Marie-Ève Fontaine

      Grade 3–6

    Duration: Six (6) virtual workshops to be scheduled between March and May (1 hour per workshop) Maximum number of participants: 25-30 students Offered to students in class only (teacher must be present) Offered in … read more

  • La marionnette - transformer le quotidien

    with Les Blettes

      Grade 5–9

    Duration: about 1 hour Maximum number of participants: 25-30 students Offered to students in class only (teacher must be present) Offered in French only Part 1 – Theory Exploring different practices in the … read more

  • View more programs on Arts Alive

NAC French Theatre’s Cahiers

Dive into our revamped version of NAC French Theatre’s Cahiers! Discover texts that delve into our season’s theatrical productions and explore what makes each of them distinct and extraordinary. All whims are allowed, if not encouraged – bifurcate, jump ahead a section, or flip back to a part you skipped! You can also get a printed copy of Cahiers in the lobby at every NAC French Theatre performance.

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