Here are some ways you can support the performing arts sector during the COVID-19 crisis:
Through our donations page you can choose one of three funds to support:
1) Make a charitable donation to support Peterborough’s incubating space for professional theatre and dance artists, The Theatre On King.
2) Make a charitable donation to the artists we are showcasing in the weekly Rewind Room
3) Make a donation to the General Fund so we can continue and improve upon the work of supporting artists and arts groups affected by COVID-19

An audience applauds. Photo credit to Wayne EardleyAs a not-for-profit charitable organization we rely on your generous support. In addition to Public Energy’s important Mainstage presentations, your support allows us to continue:

  • the creation and touring of innovative contemporary performance arts
  • a variety of activities including talks, lectures, pre-show chats, artist residencies, and curated programming
  • commissioning and co-commissioning new work from significant artists and committing to their presentation
  • supporting new work and new directions for artists through residencies, and financial and administrative support
  • supporting the development of the local dance, theatre and performance community by presenting area artists and arranging specialized classes and workshops

Here are some ways that you can support Public Energy Performing Arts right now:

Public Energy is incorporated in Ontario as Peterborough New Dance and Performance, and is a registered charity, #894811058 RR 0001.

Thank You!

Public Energy gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our 2019-20 Season Funders and Sponsors



The Lloyd Carr-Harris Foundation


  • Canada Council
  • Jo Pillon
  • Ontario Arts Council
  • Canadian Heritage
  • City of Peterborough
  • Kawartha Now
  • We Design
  • Hi Ho Silver