Season: 2014-2015

Dusk Dances 2014

Dusk Dances 2014

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Date:

July 24 – 27 2014
Band starts at 7pm; Dances start at 7:30pm

Rotary Park is the lower section of Nichols Oval, accessed from Hazlitt Street on the east side and the London Street footbridge to the west.

DUSK DANCES PETERBOROUGH
IS PRESENTED BY PUBLIC ENERGY AS A LICENSEE OF DUSK DANCES INC.

HOSTED BY DAN WATSON
OPENING BAND NICK FERRIO & HIS FEELINGS


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Readings From The Port Dalhousie Stories

Public Energy presents
Readings From The Port Dalhousie Stories by Dennis Tourbin (1949-1998)

The underground classic banned from broadcast on CBC.

Featuring celebrity Peterborough poets, performers and spoken word artists reading the true, rollicking, ribald reminiscences of growin...

Baba Yaga and The Lost Babuska

Baba Yaga and The Lost Babuska

Atelier Ludmila

Dates:

September 6, 2014 at 3 pm (Stewart Street at Bethune – south of Sherbrooke)
September 7, 2014 at 3 pm (corner of Brock & Water Sts.)

Baba Yaga and The Lost Babushka, a family-friendly afternoon performance, set among the trees of a little park on Saturday; or the trees and rolling lawns of Victoria Park on Sunday as part of Artsweek 2014.

Join our band of merry-makers and follow the Giant Fire Bird on a roving adventure...

damned be this transmigration

damned be this transmigration

Kate Story

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written and created by Kate Story
based on the works of Don Marquis

Dates:

January 29 – February 1, 2015
Thursday-Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 1pm

The Theatre on King: 159 King St, Peterborough

Take a wild ride through the raucous, tragic world of writer Don Marquis and his creations: literary cockroach Archy, morally-careless alley cat Mehitabel, and more.

A dancing, singing theatrical rollercoaster with original music, brought to you by a star-studded team of Peterborough artis...

Emergency #21

Emergency #21

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Venues:

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, 140 Charlotte Street
The Theatre On King, 159 King Street

Schedule of ticketed shows:

Thursday, March 26
8pm – Program A at Market Hall
8pm – Myrmidon at The Theatre On King

Friday, March 27
8pm – Program B at Market Hall
8pm – Myrmidon at The Theatre On King

Saturday, March 28
5pm ...

Paris, La Nuit

Paris, La Nuit

Dennis Tourbin

Performed by Edwin Conroy

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Artspace: 378 Aylmer St N, Peterborough

Paris, La Nuit and Totally Multi are happening in conjunction with The Language of Visual Poetry (September 12 to November 2), an exhibition of Tourbin’s work curated by Marcie Bronson and organized by Rodman Hall Art Centre/Brock University. The Language of Visual Poetry is presented by...

Totally Multi: Dennis Tourbin’s World of Performance

Totally Multi: Dennis Tourbin’s World of Performance

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Paris, La Nuit and Totally Multi are happening in conjunction with The Language of Visual Poetry (September 12 to November 2), an exhibition of Tourbin’s work curated by Marcie Bronson and organized by Rodman Hall Art Centre/Brock University. The Language of Visual Poetry is presented by the Art Gallery of Peterborough and hosted by Artspace, institutions Dennis had a strong association with and which are both celebrating their 40th anniversaries in 2014. 

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

Performers
The Art Tarts
The CeeDees
Elizabeth Chitty
Michael Dennis
Catherine Jenkins
Ryan Kerr
Marion Lewis
Ward Maxwell
Ian McLachlan
Bob Nasmith
ScratchMouth
Sue Nelson & Christine Nicholson
David Ramsden
...

elsewhere

elsewhere

Heidi Strauss (Adelheid)

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PRE-SHOW CHAT with Heidi Strauss, choreographer, 7pm in the lobby.
POST-SHOW RECEPTION meet the artists in the lobby following the show.

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

elsewhere, the latest work from Heidi Strauss and her company, adelheid, features some of Canada’s best dancers – Danielle Baskerville, Miriah Brennan, Luke Garwood, Molly Johnson, Brendan Wyatt. Supported by a creation residency with Public Energy, elsewhere takes inspiration from...

eidolon

eidolon

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PRE-SHOW CHAT with Ruth Madoc-Jones, director, 7pm in the lobby.
POST-SHOW RECEPTION meet the artists in the lobby following the show.

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

eidolon noun 1. an idealized person or thing. 2. a specter or phantom.

Bill James’ newest work is inspired by important relationships he has had
throughout his life with those who have passed away. While it is his first full-length
solo work, it can also be seen as a series...

Bill Coleman & Mark Shaub: The Brothers Plaid and Gordon Monahan: Sauerkraut Synthesizer

Bill Coleman & Mark Shaub: The Brothers Plaid and Gordon Monahan: Sauerkraut Synthesizer

The Gordon Best Theatre, 216 Hunter St. W.

 FAQ: Why has Public Energy just added this show to the season?

Bill Coleman is our artist-in-residence from January 3 to 8, working on a new dance project, called Dollhouse, with audio artist Gordon Monahan. read more about Dollhouse…

This show is a way of inspiring Bill ...

NTU and Skwatta

NTU and Skwatta

Vincent S. K. Mantsoe

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Post-Show Talk Back with Vincent Mantsoe following the show.

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

Vincent Sekwati Koko Mantsoe was born and raised in Soweto, South Africa. Born in the middle of Apartheid, he was more interested in cultural growth than in politics. As a child he and his siblings woke everyday to the sound of drums, when his grandmother, mother and aunt were greeting the Ances...

Marathon

Marathon

Aharona Israel

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

Concept / choreography / direction
Aharona Israel
Text
Aharona Israel, Asa Wolfson
Actors / dancers / vocals
Ilya Domanov, Merav Dagan, Gal Shamai
Music
Udi Berner
Costumes
Liat Ezra

 

Marathon has been a hit at festivals ...

Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

Henry Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas

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Under the direction of Daniel Taylor
Head of Historical Performance, U of T Faculty of Music

The Gordon Best Theatre, 216 Hunter St. W.

Award-winning choreographer Bill Coleman returns, with dancer Mairi Greig (Toronto Dance Theatre) to offer his moving vision of Purcell’s first opera, supported by soloists from the Theatre of Early Music and Schola Cantorum (U of T), accompanied by Christopher Bagan (Opera Atelier), ...

The 2015 Wearable Art Show Featuring the Runway Challenge

The 2015 Wearable Art Show Featuring the Runway Challenge

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

The 2015 Wearable Art Show, featuring the Runway Challenge

A showcase of Peterborough artists unleashing wild creations upon the catwalk, all to benefit Public Energy’s work in the community. As an audience member, it is an opportunity to dress up and get down with...

Kate Story – Artist in Residence

Kate Story – Artist in Residence

Local Artist Kate Story Awarded for Theatre

Public Energy Celebrates Kate Story

The Theatre on King: 159 King St, Peterborough

Congratulate Kate Story and celebrate with host Public Energy this Friday, May 22, at The Theatre on King

A public recognition of the award featuring a screening of short video clips from Kate’s many productions with Public Energy, selected by artistic producer Bill Kimball will take pla...