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Northern Arts and Cultural Centre

One of Yellowknife’s special gems, this 297-seat theatre is the only fully-equipped live performance theatre in the NWT. 

The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre is run by a non-profit charitable organization that’s hosted fine arts performances here for nearly 40 years. It was built in the 1980s with the help of the Globe and Mail, whose publisher implored donors across Canada to “Help us kill Macbeth in Yellowknife.” 

Since then, the NACC has become the destination for local, national, and international performances in the territory, hosting artists, symphonies, live music, theatre, stage shows, film festivals and more. The NACC also brings a variety of artistic programs to communities throughout the NWT, from educational workshops to performing artist mentorships. 

Tickets sell out fast so be sure to check the NACC website for upcoming performances.