October 13, 2021 update on live performances and events at the NAC.

National Arts Centre

(Re)Awaken Live

We welcome artists and audiences back for in person programming – join us as we reawaken that live performance feeling and stay tuned for more exciting programming announcements! Learn more

Explore upcoming events

New to video on-demand

REBO(U)ND on the Kipnes Lantern

Experience the weightlessness of REBO(U)ND, an eight-minute digital dance installation where performers escape gravity, float between momentum and falling, and appear to defy space and time.

  • October 2021 to March 2022

    EXPO 2020 Dubai

    The NAC is collaborating with Global Affairs Canada to present a broad spectrum of Canada’s performing arts at Expo 2020 Dubai, taking place in the United Arab Emirates.

  • September 24 to October 24

    Culture Days

    Join us for a national celebration where arts, culture, and creativity intersect. Outdoors and online—discover the world of arts and culture across Canada.

  • video series

    Dancing the Land

    Indigenous Theatre invited artists from coast to coast to coast to create brief digital works using the land as their source of inspiration. 

Home of the NAC Orchestra

Music is a universal language that gives voice to humanity past and present and through which we celebrate diversity, inclusivity, excellence and collaboration. Explore the orchestra