Heather Gibson, Executive Producer of Popular Music and Variety at the NAC, tells us about the music she’s listening to and how she and her team addressed the sudden COVID-19 shutdown.
Madeline Paiva: I was particularly struck by Christopher Deacon’s announcement that “we want to make real advancements in becoming barrier-free.” The NAC directs much of their efforts to addressing barriers to the performing arts, and I think they have been immensely successful.
The National Arts Centre is holding their annual Gala to support the NAC and the National Youth and Education Trust. This year’s 50th Anniversary Golden Gala will feature a number of guest performances in a showcase of Theatre, Dance, and Music, with special guest Sarah McLachlan.
NAC Presents updated their listings overnight.
Here’s some great Canadian music to discover.
Canadian roots and blues artist Suzie Vinnick played the National Arts Centre Fourth Stage on Thursday evening and spoke with NAC Presents Executive Director Heather Gibson for the first live “We Love Canadian Music” podcast.
The NAC’s Fourth Stage has reopened and with it comes the introduction of Fridays at the Fourth, a new series designed to get local artists on stage and in front of a crowd.
We catch up with producer Heather Gibson, now six months on the job. The NAC Presents 2017–18 series will be unveiled this spring.
Canada’s beloved national showcase for the performing arts, the National Arts Centre, is undergoing both an internal and external transformation, the first largest redevelopment of the building in its almost 50-year existence.
The National Arts Centre recently named Heather Gibson Executive Director of NAC Presents, a highly successful Canadian music series going into its sixth season.