2017-2018 Speaking Out Season

An eclectic selection of great professional storytelling to entertain and enlighten. Join us as we journey through French-Canadian culture, Argentina, the African Diaspora, the Yukon First Nation, Ireland, the lands of fairies, and of Norse Gods, all without leaving the capital city.

All 7 shows are presented at the National Art Centre, Alan and Roula Rossy Pavilion.

Tickets $22 Regular / $18 Seniors

Buy your tickets online, www.nac-cna.ca/en/tickets by phone, 1 (888) 991-2787 or at the NAC Box Office.

Subscribe to 4 shows for $70 (package discounts only available at the NAC Box Office)


2017-2018 Speaking Out shows


Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 7:30pm

Under the Palm Tree: Sankofa Stories

Kahmaria Pingue and Hamid Ayoub


Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 7:30pm

The Norse Gods: Battle, Betrayal and Death

Colette Laplante


Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 7:30pm

Tales and Tunes of Malicious Enchantment

Betty Bennett and Angelica Ottewill


Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

The Tour: A Trip Through Ireland

Bob Woods, Mary Wiggin, and Niamh O'Brien


Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 7:30pm

Utsän Män – Old Woman Lake

Louise Profeit LeBlanc




December 14

The Adventurous: Stories of French Canada

Capitaine Bonnefemme (aka Nicole Fournier) and Janet LeRoy


Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 7:30pm

Landscapes of Silence

Marta Singh