NACC is the largest and most modern performing arts venue in the Northwest Territories, with 297 seats and an additional 4 accessible seating spots. The atmosphere is warm, inviting, and comfortable, with vibrant red theatre seating, a foyer featuring Northern artists, and a concession with local brew from NWT Brewing Company. The venue hosts intimate performances, with the furthest seat being only 35 feet from the stage.

Our backstage area is home to two dressing rooms with bathroom and shower facilities, and a renovated loading dock with ample storage space.

Please note that the rental of the venue is subject to availability. For all rental inquiries, or questions, please email Kacie Hall at

Rental Rates 

Educational Groups (Schools)

Load In/Tech Set Up & Rehearsal Days$200
Performance Days$480

Community Performing Arts Artists/Groups (Non- Profit Performance Groups, Theatre, Music, Dance, Storytelling Groups)

Load In/Tech Set Up & Rehearsal Days$320
Performance Days$960

Non-Commercial Groups (Congregations, Special Interests, Festivals, Non-Profit Associations)

Load In/Tech Set Up & Rehearsal Days$400
Performance Days$1200

Commercial Arts Groups (Professional Artist Groups, For-Profit Art Businesses)

Load In/Tech Set Up & Rehearsal Days$500
Performance Days$1500

Commercial Groups (Conferences, Businesses, For-Profit Groups)

Load In/Tech Set Up & Rehearsal Days$600
Performance Days$1800

Instruments Available

  • 1 Grand Piano
  • 1 Stand-up bas
  • 1 Cello

Associated Charges

  • If the dressing rooms, lobby and stage areas of the Theatre need to be cleaned over and above regular use, then $200/hour + GST for cleaning services will be charged to the Renter for labour, supplies and administration.
  • If the stage needs to be repainted to the original black, then the cost of $200.00 will be charged to the Renter for labour, supplies, administration, and paint. 
  • If the Renter needs a table in the lobby to serve food, then NACC will charge the Renter an extra fee of $100.00 for each table per day.
  • If the Renter needs catering, then the order must be placed through NACC. NACC will charge the Renter a 10% of administration fee. 
  • If the Renter needs a large projector for screening and/or conferences, a fee of $140.00 will be applied.
  • If the Renter wishes to sell merchandise in the lobby, NACC will charge the Renter for 15% of all sales as an administration fee. 
  • If the piano needs to be tuned for the Renter, an additional fee will be charged for labour and administration for each time the piano is tuned during the rental period at the following rates:
Concert EventPitch raise + tuning$210.00
Concert Series
Pitch raise + daily tuning$210.00 + $125.00/performance
Full Concert TuningPitch raise + tuning prior to warm-up + tuning and adjusting as requested, after the warm-up + touch up at intermission $310.00 + 175.00/additional performance  
For all bookings please call  (867) 873-4950 

Concession and Front of House

The Northern Arts and Cultural Centre will provide a Front of House Staff to oversee all volunteers working each performance.
The Front of House volunteer positions include: box office, concession, ticket scanners, and ushers. All rental groups are required to provide four individuals for front of house duties for each performance/presentation. All volunteers must sign up through NACC’s online portal.

Technical Support

The Technical Director will discuss technical requirements with all user groups, and recommend staffing levels to provide appropriate service and safety. Any other staffing costs are the sole responsibility of the rental group. The rental group must communicate their technical requirements and provide a detailed production schedule at least 2 weeks prior to the event, in order to determine the appropriate requirements.

The hours of operation for the theatre are 9:00AM to 12:00AM (midnight). The maximum daily call for the NACC technical director is 10 hours for technical setup, and 5 hours for performance dates. Special arrangements may be negotiated if a technical setup occurs on the date of the performance.


The Renter is required to obtain an event liability insurance policy providing coverage of up to $2,000,000 (two million dollars) for the Renter’s use of the theatre. The Renter shall provide a copy of the policy to NACC at least one (1) week before the Renter accesses the theatre.

Box Office Services

All renter groups are required to use the NACC Box Office system. There is an admin fee of $4.00 per ticket sold.

The NACC website hosts online Box Office services for all performances. The Box Office is open Tuesday through Friday, from 12:30PM to 4:30PM, or an hour prior to any event. The box office can be accessed outside of these hours by contacting Kacie Hall ( and arranging for an alternate time. The box office can also be reached via (867)766-6101, or through the ticketing site.

Further information regarding our box office can be found here.