Season: 2005-2006

Emergency #14

Emergency #14

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

With a full range of performance styles from modern dance, hip-hop and ballroom, to dance theatre and performance art, the fourteenth annual Emergency festival brings to the stage nineteen brave new works of dance and performance by some of Peterborough’s finest talent, ranging from veteran...

Potlatch Pride

Potlatch Pride

September 22, 2005, 7:00 pm

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Location:

First Peoples Performance Space – located in Enweying (Peter Gzowski College), Trent University
Co-production with Indigenous Performance Initiatives

A Talk & Demonstration of songs, legends, regalia and dance of the Kwakwaka...

Dancin’ in the Street

Dancin’ in the Street

September 24, 2005, 3:00 pm

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Location:

George Street, between Simcoe and Hunter Streets, Peterborough

Co-production with Artsweek

Choreography by Bill James and Kate Story
EVERYONE CAN BE A MODERN DANCER!
Open to all shapes, sizes and colours of people no matter what your skill le...

Alleyway Waltz

Alleyway Waltz

Millennium Park, enter from Charlotte Street

September 30, 2005
October 1, 2005

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Sept. 30 & Oct. 1, 2005 at 7pm and 7:30pm (two tours a night)
Do you really know downtown Peterborough? What is lurking behind your favourite bar, restaurant or government building? Where does that back-alley go? And what’s going on in that dead-end alley? These...

Perilous Voyage, Fabulous Voyage

Perilous Voyage, Fabulous Voyage

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

November 1, 2005, 8:00 pm

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Co-production with O’Kaadenigan Wiingashk Collective

THE PINE TREE LECTURE SERIES
O’Kaadenigan Wiingashk Collective and Public Energy
One of Canada’s foremost playwrights, Tomson will play some music and talk on a number of subjects, includi...

Us

Us

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

November 11, 2005, 8:00 pm
November 12, 2005, 8:00 pm

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Co-production with Artspace

Workshop
Our Lives and the World Around Us
Friday, November 11, 2 to 4 pm, Gzowski College, Trent University

See Tim Miller’s website…

Artist Talk
Sex, Body, Self!
5 PM...

The Scrubbing Project

The Scrubbing Project

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

November 19, 2005, 8:00 pm

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Co-production with Native Earth Performing Arts, in collaboration with O’Kaadenigan Wiingashk Collective

Directed by Muriel Miguel; Written and Performed by Jani Lauzon, Monique Mojica, and Michelle St. John

The Turtle Gals are a p...

Bare Essentials ’05

Bare Essentials ’05

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

November 27, 2005, 2:00 pm

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Artists:
Beverley Brown-Chislett
Barbara Dametto
Carrie Hoskins
Ryan Kerr
Anne Ryan
Kate Story
Melinda Wall

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The Kudelka-Taylor Project

The Kudelka-Taylor Project

Showplace Performance Centre: 290 George St N, Peterborough

January 15, 2006, 2:00 pm

Coleman Lemieux and Company

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A program of contemporary dance by James Kudelka, including the world premiere of a unique collaboration with countertenor Daniel Taylor.

“it is as it was” (world premiere)
Created by: James Kudelka
P...

The Cure for Sexual Jealousy (and other true tales of loves lost and found)

The Cure for Sexual Jealousy (and other true tales of loves lost and found)

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

February 2, 2006, 8:00 pm
February 3, 2006, 8:00 pm
February 4, 2006, 8:00 pm

Created by Martha Cockshutt, Susan Newman, Susan Spicer, and Kate Story.

The Cure for Sexual Jealousy (and other true tales of loves lost and found) is a boffo multi-disciplinary performance piece developed by four Peterborough artists: designer Martha Cockshutt, musician Susan New...

Sumida River

Sumida River

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

February 18, 2006, 8:00 pm

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Choreography by Denise Fujiwara

Sumida River
Denise Fujiwara (Toronto)

Sumida River is the haunting tale of a woman in search of her stolen child. Fujiwara’s delicately shaded performance of the Butoh work explores a mother’s d...

Natasha Bakht and Compagnie Flak

Natasha Bakht and Compagnie Flak

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

March 9, 2006, 8:00 pm

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Natasha Bakht (Ottawa) and Compagnie Flak (Montreal)

Choreography by Natasha Bakht, Shobana Jeyasingh, José Navas. Film by Marlene Millar and Philip Szporer.

Program

A solo, by its very nature, amplifies the dancer and draws attention to the politi...

Tales of an Urban Indian

Tales of an Urban Indian

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

May 5, 2006, 8:00 pm
May 6, 2006, 8:00 pm

Co-production with Native Earth Performing Arts, in collaboration with O’Kaadenigan Wiingashk Collective

 

“…Energetic, exciting and entirely original..”
~ Peter Birnie, Vancouver Sun

By  Darrell Dennis
Directed by Yvette Nolan
Starring Bra...

Conference of the Birds

Conference of the Birds

Millennium Park, enter from Charlotte Street

June 3, 2006, 2:00 pm

Choreography by Denise Fujiwara

Peterborough New Dance
and choreographer
Denise Fujiwara 

2pm on Saturday June 3
at Millennium Park in Peterborough
Rain Location: Peterborough Square

A short (25 minute) dance inspired by the 12th century Sufi story of...