Ryan Pepper: “One question this show raises is: why does it have to be performed by two people? And more importantly, why couldn’t it just have been an Inuit show? The answer to that actually lies in the show.”
NAC Indigenous Theatre
Highlighting diverse companies and northern artists, Unikkaaqtuat is an impressive, unprecedented and fully captivating collaboration that deserves the widest of audiences.
Unikkaaqtuat runs at the National Arts Centre’s from January 9–12 before embarking on a Canadian tour.
The show is an artful combination of dance and story, with keen attention paid to its visual aspects.
Award-winning Métis-Dene playwright Marie Clements’ tender and provocative The Unnatural and Accidental Women courageously demands that we never forget the continuing crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls across Canada. In this remarkable play, the spirits of ten women bear witness to each other’s lives and deaths as they convene to support Rebecca’s […]
Come celebrate the launch of Indigenous Theatre’s first season! Our story begins with an all-Indigenous takeover of the National Arts Centre’s performance and public spaces on unceded Algonquin Anishinaabeg territory! In ceremony with Elders from Kitigan Zibi, the name Mòshkamo was gifted to us in honour of the work we are presenting. Mòshkamo embodies the […]
Artpreneur conference bridges Ottawa art, entrepreneurship and creative industries—05.31.19 at Bayview Yards
This year, the cross-disciplinary arts conference is inviting folks from creative and entrepreneurial industries to converge on the problems facing Ottawa’s arts entrepreneurs today.
The National Arts Centre’s new Indigenous Theatre company has unveiled its inaugural season.
Gala send-off for NAC’s departing CEO Peter Herrndorf raises more than $1 million for Indigenous Theatre
Some 400 people inaugurated the National Arts Centre’s new Canada Room reception hall Thursday night with a star-studded retirement party for long-time President and CEO Peter Herrndorf.