This week in the Future of Ottawa series, we are taking a look at theatre, with a guest post from Pierre Antoine Lafon Simard on French theatre. Simard is the Artistic Director of Théâtre du Trillium.
La Nouvelle Scène
Livia Belcea: “Hands down the best performance I’ve seen in 2019. What a trip.”
David Currie: “They have transformed La Nouvelle Scène into a time machine, a time capsule, a laboratory, or possibly into something that has never existed before… It isn’t hyperbole to call it brilliant.”
Welcome to the first snow covered weekend in the city. If the cold temperatures and slippery sidewalks aren’t enough to make you think like a bear and hibernate this weekend, there is plenty to do out and about in Ottawa. So get bundled up and get out there. We promise you it’ll be worth it!
Théâtre Rouge Écarlate and Great Canadian Theatre Company win Prix Rideau Awards for show of the year
The juried prize is for the best anglophone and francophone theatre performed in Ottawa.
La danse d’une heure a été créée par Sylvie Desrosiers, chorégraphe primée de Gatineau.
The one-hour dance piece was created by Sylvie Desrosiers, an award-winning choreographer based in Gatineau.
The 8th annual Winter Jazzfest is happening at La Nouvelle Scène from February 7–9, 2019.
Brian Carroll: “Riley Hardwick, Alex Lamarre and Lucas Caldwell have structured the play around the inherent instability of the three-hander. Alliances form between pairs of characters, only to fall apart as new information is revealed.”
It might not be a long weekend, but there are more than enough events to fill your weekend.
For many, this weekend in Ottawa will include references to a giant anthropomorphic bunny with a fascination with chocolate. For others, it won’t.
Whether you’re celebrating the long weekend with family or by your lonesome, there’s plenty to do. Check out our list of the highlights below.
The 25th Ottawa Chamberfest will take place from July 26 to August 9, 2018.
This weekend, daylight savings officially begins in Ottawa, meaning this weekend is the shortest of the year. We’d better make it count.
Winter Jazzfest is returning to La Nouvelle Scène Gilles Desjardins for 12 shows from February 8–10.
This weekend has something for everyone: from skating to Christmas lights to an art draw to a repair cafe, you’re sure to find something up your alley. Enjoy!