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
    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. 

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


    The COWBOYS 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 COWBOYS FRINGANTS! Featuring some of the band’s greatest hits and some new songs, and with the help of 20 artists on stage: 7 actors/singer…

  3. In-person Video

    ASL will be available for this performance. 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…

  4. In-person Video
     © L’Écrit d’Ubus Théâtre

    From Ubus Théâtre L'écrit (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 moment out of time and space…

  5. In-person Video

    MYÜZ is a monumental reimagining of interactive experiences, seamlessly blending elements of challenging puzzles, immersive art exhibits, and calm sensory spaces.   In this hour-long, self-guided adventure, navigate through an artist’s surreal dreamscapes…

  6. 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…

  7. 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. It’s a sweet and playful…

  8. 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 as “a reborn dream of a production”…

  9. 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.

  10. 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 hip-hop, and experimental…

  11. New In-person
     © Concours de la Fierté

    Do you know what it takes to be crowned Capital Pride royalty? Come cheer on your local favourites and see them on the big stage! There’ll be talent, looks, walks, struts... It’s the drag event of the year you don’t want to miss. So come as you are,…

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