National Arts Centre 53 Elgin Street, at Confederation Square
The National Arts Centre (NAC) raised its curtains for the first time in 1969. Created by the Parliament of Canada as a Centennial project during the 1960s, the NAC has become Canada's foremost showcase for the performing arts.
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Toto Too Theatre
Ottawa’s gay and lesbian community theatre -
TotoToo Gay & Lesbian Theatre is more than just theatre. We raise funds for our own projects as well as other community services and events. We bring flair to our community involvement. Join in the fun; make a difference!
Great Canadian Theatre Company
The Irving Greeberg Theatre Centre,
GCTC's new home at
1233 Wellington Street West
Ottawa-Carleton is rich in arts organizations. Yet none is quite like the Great Canadian Theatre Company.
GCTC represents a viewpoint and approach to theatre that no other arts organization in this community is exploring.
Council for the Arts in Ottawa
2 Daly Ave.
News and information about regional arts events and activities from the Council for the Arts in Ottawa. Features include event listings, bulletins about competitions and awards programs, the regional Arts and Heritage Directory, great links with the emphasis on regional artists and all the buzz from around town. Events
Odyssey Theatre - Theatre Under The Stars
l Dorothy's Closet is a proud community partner of this event.
Our plays are noted for their imaginative use of masks, evocative physicality, innovative staging, and for the way they fuse varied art forms and cultures. Plays from the Theatre under the Stars series are performed every summer in Ottawa’s historic Strathcona Park, found on the banks of the Rideau River, just five minutes from the downtown core. This charming open-air venue provides a natural setting to spectators from across the national capital region and to tourists seeking a unique entertainment experience. Events
Opera Lyra Ottawa
2 Daly Ave. Suite 110
Opera Lyra Ottawa (OLO) was founded by soprano Diana Gilchrist in 1984 to fill the void created when the National Arts Centre cancelled its annual opera festival in 1983. It has since developed a considerable reputation for its acclaimed mainstage productions, becoming one of the largest independent arts organizations in the National Capital Region.OLO Events
Orpheus Musical Theatre
17 Fairmont Avenue
North America's longest-running organization of its kind - Orpheus has been entertaining Ottawa theatre audiences with musical performances of all kinds since 1906. Events
Ottawa Little Theater
400 King Edward Ave
Professional in style, traditional in tone, Ottawa Little Theatre has been a vital part of the Ottawa Arts Community for 96 years, making it the longest running community theatre in Canada. We strive to provide a variety of popular plays suited to differing tastes. Whether your idea of an evening out is a fun-loving comedy, the energetic silliness of a farce, a classic drama, or the high tension of a thriller, we hope you will find something to enjoy.
288 Theresa Lane l Lanark
2 women productions founders and managing artistic directors, Jan Andrews and Jennifer Cayley are two dynamic storytellers dedicated to ensuring that storytelling for adults achieves its full potential on the Canadian cultural scene. Our emphasis is on storytelling of the highest caliber. We have a season of three fine performances every year and are also happy to book our impressive back list anywhere that people are interested. We also offer workshops for storytellers at all levels, catering to everyone from beginners to seasoned tellers. Workshops are also available to those interested in storytelling for personal development, and for organizational growth.