Season: 2018-2019

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

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...

Between the Water and the Sky

Between the Water and the Sky

Presented by Artsweek Peterborough

Artsweek 2018 Logo

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
September 27, 2018, 5:15 pm, Peterborough Public Library

Cost: Free

Between the Water and the Sky is a live performance featuring Unity Indigenous vocal ensemble, Peterborough Symphony Orchestra String Quartet, and dancers/choreographers Beany John and Jade Willoughby. A dynamic collaboration between art forms, Between the Water and the Sky f...

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

Co-presented by Artsweek Peterborough and The Art Gallery of Peterborough

Free Performance

Public Energy Performing Arts is thrilled to co-present Divergent Dances Peterborough, an outdoor aerial performance at Peterborough Square created by Anandam Dance Theatre’s Brandy ...

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 ...

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

Public Energy presents the hit play Cottagers and Indians from Tarragon Theatre, written by Drew Hayden Taylor, who is a member of Curve Lake First Nation.

Wild rice sparks a battle royal between an indigenous farmer and a white cottager, whose increasingly bitter dispute becomes a microco...

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

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

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

This is the Point is a joyous and unflinching portrait of four individuals whose lives have been shaped...

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

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 that is guaranteed to leave you feeling genuin...

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

Public Energy presents Sydney-based director, dancer, choreographer and image maker Victoria Hunt’s stunning solo show Copper Promises: Hinemihi Haka.

Dance artist Victoria Hunt spent nearly 10 years researching her rich Maori heritage to prepare for Copper ...

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

No Woman’s Land is an evocative new work that explores real stories of women in refugee camps. Conceived and directed by Roshanak Jaberi and created with an ensemble of seven performers, this interdisciplinary production uses dance, theatre and multi-media to speak to the plight and resistance...