About Canada’s National Arts Centre (NAC)
The National Arts Centre (in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) 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.
Today, the NAC works with countless artists, both emerging and established, from across Canada and around the world, and collaborates with scores of other arts organizations across the country.
The NAC is strongly committed to being a leader and innovator in each of the performing arts fields in which it works - classical music, English theatre, French theatre, dance, variety, and community programming. It is at the forefront of youth and educational activities, supporting programmes for young and emerging artists and programmes for young audiences, and producing resources and study materials for teachers.
The NAC is the only multidisciplinary, bilingual performing arts centre in North America, and one of the largest in the world.
Maurizio Ortolani- NAC New Media Producer
Anna Thornton- ArtsAlive.ca Manager
Alida Cupillari- NACmusicbox Timeline Project Manager
Jason Westerlund- Lead, Creative
Martin Jones- Multimedia Specialist
Robert Markow- Project Writer
Connexionarts (www.connexionarts.com) is a leader in the design, production and implementation of quality education models and arts-based curriculum for arts providers, schools and teacher groups. Connexionarts has had a long association with the National Arts Centre Orchestra, resulting in the nation-wide distribution of Let’s Go Mozart! and Vivaldi and the Four Seasons Teacher Resource kits. These are also available online at www.artsalive.ca
Alison Kenny-Gardhouse- President
Catherine West- Senior Associate
Doug Friesen- Associate
Jane Wamsley- Associate
Dr. Elaine Keillor, Distinguished Research Professor Emerita Carleton University- Project Consultant
Publisher: Government of Canada, Department of Canadian Heritage, Canadian Heritage Information Network
Creator: National Arts Centre
Date created: 2010-06-21 04:12:08
Date modified: 2010-09-30 02:53:48
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