As part of our Landscapes Theatre project earlier this summer, Nakai Theatre held three days of drop-in theatre workshops for local First Nations youth at the fish camp of Dianne Smith at Fish Lake.Read More
Kicking off its 40th season, Nakai is taking it outside – onto a stage of unimaginable possibility.
In pursuit of “Theatre that can only be made here,” Yukon’s Nakai Theatre is launching an ambitious new program this summer that asks, “What is the theatre that matches the scale of our landscape?”
This first year of a multi-year project includes community build nights (July 24 and 31) at Yukonstruct’s Makespace, hosting Outdoor Theatre Workshops for Youth with Kwanlin Dün First Nation Youth Recreation (August 7-9) and the inaugural Landscape Theatre Residency (August 15-25) at the Yukon College - Cold Climate Innovation wing in NorthLight Innovation, the Yukon Arts Centre and a range of outdoor sites around Whitehorse and Carcross.Read More
It’s that time of year again - Annual General Meeting notices abound across the territory. Nakai Theatre will be hosting its AGM and a Special Meeting July 23 at 6pm, in the board room of the White Pass Building (second floor, 1109 Front Street).
Join us for a cozy evening of real life theatre in the style of a relaxed Robert’s Rules of Order! We will eat snacks, vote on changes to our by-laws, and elect our board of directors.Read More
Trader Time returns to open Nakai Theatre’s Pivot Festival 2019
Whitehorse, YT — November 7, 2018 Nakai Theatre and the Yukon Arts Centre unveiled the lineup for Pivot Festival 2019 today during a Facebook Live event. The two-week festival will run from January 10 to 26 and will bring comedy, theatre and storytelling to Whitehorse and Dawson City.Read More
It’s a pleasure to introduce Jenna Winter as Nakai’s new Managing Producer.Read More
The volunteer Board of Directors connects the staff and programming to communities, skills and approaches that are needed to develop a remarkable, catalyzing arts organization.Read More
During her time at Nakai, Kaori brought energy, smarts and an infectious laugh to the work and company. She not only led the company administratively, but spearheaded projects including Stranger Connections and acted as a strong voice for the arts and theatre in the community. While she will no longer be staff with Nakai, we all hope to work together in the future in new and exciting ways.Read More