Season: 2018-2019

Upcoming Performances

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

Length: 75 minutes with no intermission 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...
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 and soul! If there is one s...

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

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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

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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...