Season: 2018-2019

Upcoming Performances

small dance for a small space festival 2019

small dance for a small space festival 2019

The Theatre on King: 171 King St, Peterborough

March 21, 2019, 8:00 pm
March 22, 2019, 8:00 pm
March 23, 2019, 8:00 pm

small dance for a small space festival 2019 at The Theatre on King

Thursday March 21st – Saturday March 23rd

8pm

171 King Street (around back)

$15 or pay what you can

FEATURING:

Jenn Cole, Frank Flynn, Brad Brackenridge, Kate Story, Laura Lawson, Dreda Blo...

The Party Ball

The Party Ball

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

May 25, 2019, 8:00 pm

Celebrate 25 provocative years with Public Energy Performing Arts!

Party with the past as we bring 25 years of performance history to life with a star-studded performance lineup that features artists from every era of Public Energy’s history. With prizes, games, and special guests, Peter...

Past Performances

Gurukul <BR><EM>Pulse of India</em>

Gurukul
Pulse of India

The Peterborough Square, 340 George St N (foot of the escalators)

August 17, 2018, 6:00 pm

This venue is wheelchair accessible

A night of classical dance Pulse of India features nine short dances in a wide range of styles including: Bharatnatyam, Rajasthani folk, Bengali folk, Bollywood and more. Pulse of India features Toronto based dance company Gurukul, with performances by T...

Adaptive Circus Arts – An Intro Workshop for People with Disabilities

Adaptive Circus Arts – An Intro Workshop for People with Disabilities

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

September 20, 2018, 5:00 pm

FREE (Limited space email to sign up)

Partner & Group Acrobatics plus Aerial Hoop & Silks
No experience needed!

Capacity: 6 people (Space Limited)
Age: Adults & 13+
Facilitators: Erin Ball, Brandy Leary, Ambar Loaiza Bran, Jennifer Elchuk

Sign up...

Between the Water and the Sky

Between the Water and the Sky

Presented by Artsweek 2018

Artsweek Logo: a splash of rainbow colour with triangular confetti

September 27, 2018, 12:15 pm, Trent University, West Side of Gzowski (Rain Location: Gathering Space)
September 27, 2018, 3:30 pm, Peterborough Square Courtyard (Rain Location: Bottom of Escalators)
September 27, 2018, 4:30 pm, The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry Lobby, 300 Water St.
September 27, 2018, 5:15 pm, Peterborough Public Library

Length: Approx. 10 minutes
Cost: Free

Click here to view the Visual Story for Between the Water and the Sky at Peterborough Square Courtyard

Between the Water and the Sky is a live performance featuring Unity Indigenous vocal ensemble, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra String Q...

Anandam Dance Theatre<br><EM>Divergent Dances Peterborough</em><BR>(World Premiere)

Anandam Dance Theatre
Divergent Dances Peterborough
(World Premiere)

The Peterborough Square: Corner of George and Simcoe

September 28, 2018, 7:00 pm
September 29, 2018, 2:00 pm

** Performance Rain Date Sunday September 30th 2-3pm**

FREE Performance

Presented by Anandam Dancetheatre, Public Energy Performing Arts,

The Art Gallery of Peterborough and Artsweek 2018

Open Public Rehearsal:
Thursday September 27th 12pm-1pm
Public Rehears...
The Dance Pact

The Dance Pact

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

October 17, 2018, 8:00 pm

$15 for all tickets including service charge

A showcase of Peterborough’s best young dance talent. With dancers from Imagine Studios, Premiere Studio of Dance, Revolutions, Move N’ Groove, A Frost Dance Experience, TAS Dance Program, Lakefield College School, and more!

pa...

Max’s Cabaret <BR><EM>The Runway Challenge Wearable Art Musical Revue</em>

Max’s Cabaret
The Runway Challenge Wearable Art Musical Revue

The Mount Community Centre: 1545 Monaghan Rd, Peterborough

October 27, 2018, 8:00 pm

It’s Max’s Cabaret, it’s The Runway Challenge, it’s a super-fun evening bringing together some of Peterborough’s finest musical, visual and performing artists together in a fundraiser for Public Energy.

The highlight of every Wearable Art Show is the Runway Challenge and this yea...

Fleshy Thud <BR><EM>Unexploded Ordnance</EM>

Fleshy Thud
Unexploded Ordnance

Fuelled by Public Energy

The Theatre on King: 171 King St, Peterborough

November 8, 2018, 8:00 pm
November 9, 2018, 8:00 pm
November 10, 2018, 8:00 pm
November 11, 2018, 2:00 pm

Created and performed by Ryan Kerr
with Curtis Driedger, Matt Greco, Eryn Lidster
directed by Kate Story

Unexploded Ordnance: a one-man journey through the Great War, brought to you by a stellar team of some of Peterborough’s best independent artists.

100 years after Armistic...

Pine Tree Talk: <em>Cottagers & Indians: A Conversation with Drew Hayden Taylor, James Whetung, Douglas Williams</em>

Pine Tree Talk: Cottagers & Indians: A Conversation with Drew Hayden Taylor, James Whetung, Douglas Williams

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

November 26, 2018, 7:30 pm

Co-presented by Chanie Wenjack School for Indigenous Studies, Pine Tree Lectures
Trent University

Moderator: Anne Taylor, Anishinaabemowin Coordinator for Curve Lake First Nation

Drew Hayden Taylor is the writer of the hit play Cottagers and Indians. James Whetung is the wild rice ha...

Tarragon Theatre <BR><EM>Cottagers and Indians</em><BR>BY DREW HAYDEN TAYLOR

Tarragon Theatre
Cottagers and Indians
BY DREW HAYDEN TAYLOR

SPECIAL STUDENT RATE: $14 for Showplace Performance

Nov 27th at 2pm

Click here for tickets

November 27, 2018, 2:00 pm, Showplace Performance Centre: 290 George St N, Peterborough
November 28, 2018, 12:30 pm, Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough
November 28, 2018, 7:00 pm, Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough
November 29, 2018, 12:30 pm, Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough
November 29, 2018, 7:00 pm, Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

This performance contains mature language – for details please contact: admin@publicenergy.ca

Post show Q&A with the artists: November 27, November 28 (both shows), November 29 (12:30 pm show)

Post show reception: November 29 (7 pm show)

Running time: 80 minutes wit...

<EM>This is the Point</EM>

This is the Point

A Play About Love, Sex & Disability

Ahuri Theatre / The Theatre Centre (Toronto)

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

January 11, 2019, 8:00 pm

Length: 75 minutes with no intermission Q&A Immediately following the performance

Venue Accessibility

 

Winner of two Dora Mavor Moore Awards including Outstanding Production and Ensemble.

*Mature content advisory: includes scenes depicting violence and sexuality*

Djuki Mala <BR><EM>Djuki Mala</em>

Djuki Mala
Djuki Mala

Showplace Performance Centre: 290 George St N, Peterborough

February 5, 2019, 7:00 pm

Q&A immediately following the performance.

“…playful, charming and informative, like a family-friendly diplomatic envoy, sharing hope and knowledge from North-East Arnhem Land.” – Sydney Morning Herald

Join a joyous celebration 60,000 years in the making.

Direct f...

Victoria Hunt <BR><EM>Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka</em>

Victoria Hunt
Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

February 19, 2019, 8:00 pm

Q&A immediately following the performance.

Performance is approximately 55 minutes with no intermission. Please be on time, the performance requires complete darkness. Latecomers will not be permitted to enter once the performance has begun.

Warning: Perfor...

Jaberi Dance Theatre <BR><EM>No Woman’s Land</em><br>(World Premiere)

Jaberi Dance Theatre
No Woman’s Land
(World Premiere)

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

March 9, 2019, 8:00 pm
March 10, 2019, 2:00 pm

ATTENTION!!! Sunday’s Performance is still happening at 2pm! Market Hall Performing Arts Centre has not been affected by the city power outage.

This performance will include:

partial nudity flashing lights video content that may trigger visual vertigo in certain viewers

No ...