Ontario NTS Festival

A Platform for Empowering Candian Youth

"[Students have] a sense of themselves, their identity, and their own interests [which] is cultivated in their classroom with this experience of exploring the arts ...[in] an environment where they can develop their own agency, their own ideas, their own questions"

- Andrea Nann, Workshop Leader 

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Festival Documents



Dear Festival stakeholders,

We know these are difficult times. We support teachers in all their dedicated efforts to ensure student achievement and well being. As a Festival, we will keep abreast of events in Ontario as they unfold. Should there be a long term work stoppage, or disruption to co-curricular activities, we will work with teachers to seek alternative avenues to provide different creative opportunities for students now and in the future.

The NTS Festival team


Festival Awards & Directory

National Presenting Partner

January 17, 2019, MONTRÉAL, QC – The National Theatre School (NTS) is proud to announce a new partnership with TD Bank Group as the national presenting partner of the National Theatre School Festival.

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Our provincial partners

Council of Ontario Drama and Dance Educators

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