Azrieli Studio

The Azrieli Studio was engineered as a black box space, allowing for a more versatile theatrical experience. The intimate 300-seat venue is 100% configurable to complement the utmost flexibility for designers. A wide variety of performances are presented in the Azrieli Studio, from contemporary theatre to adventurous dance performances to popular concerts. It is also used for corporate seminars and presentations. The Azrieli Studio is always general admission.

Technical specs and rental inquiries


  • General admission Maximum 300


All performance halls are accessible for both performers on stage and audience members.  Special tickets can be available for patrons in wheelchairs, as well as for the visually impaired purchased directly through the NAC Box Office. Seating for patrons in wheelchairs may also by purchased online.

Additional information:

Dinner & Drinks

1 Elgin
The National Arts Centre’s restaurant, 1 Elgin, is proud to showcase the fresh flavours and ingredients of Canada. Focusing on local seasonal ingredients, 1 Elgin’s menu is a culinary experience that indulges the senses. Experience our take on contemporary cuisine with dishes that will delight and engage you.

Equator Coffee
Equator Coffee Roasters is a local business that has been roasting, delivering and serving fresh, fair trade, organic coffee since 1998.  Their NAC location offers exceptional coffee, delectable treats, and iconic views of Confederation Square. Equator at the NAC is the ideal place to recharge and enjoy great coffee and company – on the way to work, as a meeting place, or before a show.

Intermission bars
Intermission bars are open starting 1 hour prior to performances. Non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks may be purchased. A selection of sandwiches and light meals may be purchased.

Drinks are permitted in all rental halls.