Season: 2018-2019

Upcoming Performances

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.

Photo: Wayne Eardley

Wearable Art by: Kerri Niemi

Model: Susan ...

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 Peterborough’s best independent artists.

100 years after Armistice Day, p...

Tarragon Theatre<BR><EM>Cottagers and Indians</em><BR>Written by Drew Hayden Taylor

Tarragon Theatre
Cottagers and Indians
Written by Drew Hayden Taylor

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

November 28, 2018, 12:30 pm
November 28, 2018, 7:00 pm
November 29, 2018, 12:30 pm
November 29, 2018, 7:00 pm

By Drew Hayden Taylor Remount directed by Melody Johnson Originally directed by Patti Shaughnessy Post show Q&A with the artists November 28 (both shows), November 29 (12:30 pm show) Post show reception November 29 (7 pm show) Running time: 80 minutes with no intermission

Hit play Cottagers a...

Ahuri Theatre <BR><EM>This is the Point</EM>

Ahuri Theatre
This is the Point

A Play About Love, Sex & Disability

Ahuri Theatre

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

January 11, 2019, 8:00 pm

Q&A Immediately following the performance Artists and Ideas Talk Series:

Thursday January 9th, 7pm
This is the Point: Disability & Sexuality
Artists: Ahuri Theatre
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College, Trent University

Winner of two Dora Mavor Moore Awards includin...
Djuki Mala <BR><EM>Djuki Mala</em>

Djuki Mala
Djuki Mala

Showplace Performance Centre: 290 George St N, Peterborough

February 5, 2019, 7:30 pm

Curated by Patti Shaughnessy Q&A immediately following the performance

Unique, infectious, high-energy exuberant, fusing traditional Yolngu, pop culture, dance storytelling to create work that is a marvel of timing, comedy & clowning, with a hefty dose of heart soul! If there is one show ...

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

Curated by Patti Shaughnessy Q&A immediately following the performance Artists and Ideas Talk Series:

Monday February 18th, 7pm
Copper Promises: Australian Indigenous Dance
Artist: Victoria Hunt
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College, Trent University

Public Energy pr...

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

Artists and Ideas Talk Series:

Wednesday March 6th, 7pm
No Woman’s Land
Artist: Roshanak Jaberi
Location: Bagnani Hall, Traill College, Trent University

No Woman’s Land is an evocative new work that explores real stories of women in refugee camps. Conceived and direc...

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...