Street closures around NAC during the Ottawa International Jazz Festival

Getting to your seats

From the street

From the street

The NAC's main door on Elgin Street will be closed to foot traffic for the rest of the renovation period. Pedestrians will be redirected to the NAC Main Foyer with colourful signs and helpful volunteers via the Mackenzie King Bridge.

The sidewalk on the east side of Elgin Street between Freiman Lane and the south entrance of the Fourth Stage is also closed. 

From the garage

From the NAC Garage

More than 90 percent of our parking spots are available during the renovation.

Follow the signs to the NAC Foyer to access all the performance venues.

Garage map PDF

Find your seats

Once in the Main Foyer, you will be directed by colorful signs and helpful volunteers to your performance venue.

Southam Hall, is our largest performing hall, with 2,065 seats. NAC Orchestra, Broadway, NAC Dance Ballet and Series A shows all take place on this stage. Seating chart

The Babs Asper Theatre is our second largest performance space, with 897 seats. This venue features shows from English Theatre, French Theatre, NAC Presents and Dance Series B. Seating chart

The Azrieli Studio is an intimate dance, theatre and music performance venue that does not have reserved seating. Arrive early and get the best seats!

The Back Stage is our most intimate performance space with no reserved seating. The new Fourth Stage will open in Fall 2017.