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Emergency Minutes

Emergency Minutes are one minute excerpts of every program from the first 19 Emergency Festivals in Peterborough, Ontario. They were created to mark the 20th Emergency.

Emergency #1
The first Emergency festival ever held (Feb. 3-5, 1993) was called “Emergence-y”, emphasizing its commitment to showcasing work by emerging artists. It was produced by Peterborough’s artist-run centre, Artspace, in the Market Hall, its home at the time. For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #2
The second Emergency festival (March 3-5, 1994) was produced by Peterborough’s artist-run centre, Artspace, in the Market Hall, its home at the time. For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #3
The third Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (February 8-11, 1995) was the first produced by Peterborough New Dance, which had been founded a few months earlier. For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #4
The fourth Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (March 7-10, 1996) saw ten new works performed over two programs at The Market Hall Theatre.  For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #5
The fifth Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (March 27-29, 1997) saw six new works performed at The Market Hall in Peterborough, Ontario. For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #6
The sixth Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (April 1-4, 1998) saw seven works on two programs presented entirely at the Gordon Best Theatre. For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #7
The seventh Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (April 8-11, 1999) saw nine new works spread out over two programs presented by Peterborough New Dance (now known as Public Energy) at The Market Hall in Peterborough, Ontario.  For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #8
The eighth Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (April 7-9, 2000) saw nine new works spread out over two programs presented by Peterborough New Dance (now known as Public Energy) at The Market Hall in Peterborough, Ontario.  For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #9
The ninth Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (March 22-24, 2001) saw eleven new works spread out over three programs presented by Peterborough New Dance (now known as Public Energy) at The Market Hall in Peterborough, Ontario. For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #10 – Repeat Offenders
The tenth Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance was a 10th anniversary extravaganza split into two parts.  First came Week One:  All New Stuff (March 20-23, 2002), then Week Two:  Repeat Offenders (April 17-20, 2002).  For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency #10 – All New Stuff
The tenth Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance was a 10th anniversary extravaganza split into two parts.  First came Week One:  All New Stuff (March 20-23, 2002), then Week Two:  Repeat Offenders (April 17-20, 2002).  For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency # 11
The 11th Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (March 26-29, 2003), saw three programs comprising15 new works of dance, physical theatre, and clown created by Peterborough artists.  For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency # 12
The 12th Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (March 31 – April 4, 2004) was a blockbuster: five programs comprising a record breaking 26 new works of dance and physical theatre by dozens of Peterborough-area artists. To watch our playlist of all 5 click here

Emergency # 13
The 13th Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (March 10-12, 2005), saw two programs comprising 12 new works of dance and physical theatre. For a full description and watch the video click here

Emergency # 14
The 14th Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (Mar. 23 – 26, 2006), saw four programs and a performance installation, comprising 19 new works of dance and physical theatre. For a full description and playlist video click here

Emergency # 15
The 15th Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance ( March 21 – 24 2007) saw 12 works presented over 3 programs.  For a full description and playlist video click here

Emergency # 16
The 16th edition of the Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (April 3-5 2008), saw two programs comprising 19 new works of dance, theatre and performance created by dozens of Peterborough artists.  For a full description, along with the video, click here.

Emergency # 17
The 17th edition of the Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (April 2-4 2009), saw two program comprising 13 new works of dance, theatre, performance and martial art.  For a full description, along with the video, click here.

Emergency # 18
The 18th edition of the Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (April 8-10 2011), saw three programs comprising 9 new works of dance, theatre and performance, including a full length work by Kate Story, Performances May Be Permanent. For a full description, and playlist video, click here.

Emergency # 19
The 19th edition of the Emergency Festival of New Dance and Performance (March 30 – April 1, 2012), saw three programs comprising 18 new works of dance, theatre and performance.  For full a description, and playlist video, click here.

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