The land on which The National Theatre School carries out its activities has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst nations. It is part of the traditional unceded territory of the Kanien’kehá:ka, whose rich cultural heritage continues to teach us that respect, dialogue and peace are pillars of democratic governance.
To serve the evolving needs of Canadian theatre, NTS:
Provides incomparable training in English and French to actors, directors, playwrights, designers and production specialists to prepare them to work in professional theatre;
Delivers a broad range of community programs in order to make theatre more accessible to all Canadians.
As a global leader in theatre training, NTS shares its expertise and resources with a broad and diverse community of Canadians to ensure that the performing arts continue to play an important role in society.
A few of our many alumni
NTS in Numbers
Novembre 2, 1960, official opening of the school
professional training programs
student shows per year
new students every year
students, across all professional training programs
teachers hired in a year
artists trained at NTS since 1960
surface area of the Saint-Denis Campus