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Season: 2015-2016

Dusk Dances 2015

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July 23 – 26 2015
Opening act starts at 7 PM; Dances start at 7:30 PM.

Rotary Park is the lower section of Nichols Oval, accessed from Hazlitt Street on the east side and the London Street footbridge to the west.

Host Brad Brackenridge
Opening musical act Kelly McMichael 


The Dances Kaha:wi, Four Directions, Young Woman’s Dance

Choreography by Santee Smith
Performances by Jordana Deveau, Mami Hata, Molly Johnson and Meredith Thompson
Music by Jennifer K...

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre Presents The Honouring

Del Crary Park, Peterborough, Ontario

September 19, 2015, 12:30 am

Kaha:wi Dance Theatre presents The Honouring

Watch history come to life! A site-specific multi-disciplinary performance, The Honouring pays homage to First Nations warriors of the War of 1812, featuring Onkwehonwe families who sacrificed to protect Haudenosaunee sovereignty, culture and land....

Performances May Be Permanent

Kate Story

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There will be a reception and Q&A with the three collaborators following the performance.

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

September 24, 2015, 12:00 am

Public Energy Presents Performances May Be Permanent (World Premiere)

Written and performed by Kate Story (Peterborough), with music performed by Bill Brennan (St. John’s), directed by Ker Wells (Vancouver).

Through dance, theatre and live piano, Performances May Be Pe...


Lara Kramer

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Pre-show chat: Chat with Lara Kramer, choreographer, at 7pm in the lobby.
Post-show reception: Meet the artists in the lobby following the show.

Mature Content

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

October 17, 2015, 12:00 am

State of Body: A Workshop for Performers Public Energy Presents Lara Kramer’s Tame (World Premiere)
In Tame, choreographer Lara Kramer’s newest work, three dancers navigate a chaotic landscape filled with ambiguity, off-beat humour, and colourful perversion. As Public Energy...

Peterborough Academy of Circus Arts: Circus Stellar

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Performance Date:

Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, November 6. 2015 at 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

Peterborough Academy of Circus Arts (PACA) presents Circus Stellar A Fuelled By Public Energy Event

Strap yourselves in, because the Peterborough Academy for the Circus Arts is about to launch to the Moon and beyond!

Circus Stellar marks PACA’s sophomore production out of Market ...

Bridget Moser About Face

Artspace: 378 Aylmer St N, Peterborough

November 6, 2015, 12:00 am

A Fuelled By Public Energy Event

A performance and video artist versed in prop comedy, dance and experimental theatre, Bridget Moser engages with the physicality and humanity of everyday objects with uncanny comedic results. About Face draws on the intrinsic intelligence of the inanimate world ...

Edge of the Woods Theatre: Ralph + Lina

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

November 11, 2015, 12:00 am
November 12, 2015, 12:00 am

Edge of the Woods Theatre Presents Ralph + Lina A Fuelled By Public Energy Event

Partially set in Peterborough, Ralph + Lina is a rough and tumble romance following the struggles of two Italian lovers in the face of war, immigration and old age. Real life husband and wife Dan Watson and C...

TTOK’s 3rd annual small dance for a small space festival 2015

The Theatre on King: 159 King St, Peterborough

December 17, 2015, 12:00 am
December 18, 2015, 12:00 am
December 19, 2015, 12:00 am

A Fuelled By Public Energy Event

The Theatre on King is Peterborough’s alternative performance space, where artists can work on new projects in a supportive atmosphere.

For up-to-the-minute information, please follow the Facebook event group here.

More information coming so...

Fleshy Thud & Ryan Kerr: Dazzle Ships

The Theatre on King: 159 King St, Peterborough

January 14, 2016, 12:00 am
January 15, 2016, 12:00 am
January 16, 2016, 12:00 am

Fleshy Thud presents Ryan Kerr’s Dazzle Ships A Fuelled By Public Energy Event

TTOK is happy to present Fleshy Thud’s new dance performance “Dazzle Ships.”

Featuring Kate Story, Sarah McNeilly, Andrew Little and Elizabeth Moody, choreographer Ryan Kerr has based ...


Peterborough Galaxy Cinemas, Theatre #6

January 28, 2016, 11:30 pm

ReFrame Eve – Thursday in 3D
Can’t wait until Friday? Kick off the festival with this groundbreaking Ontario premiere.
Co-presented with Artspace and Public Energy.

Q&A: with producer/director Anne Troake and dancer/executive producer Bill Coleman following the...

Celebrating 20+ years of bringing Bill Coleman and Laurence Lemieux to Peterborough

Three Special Events in 2016: Elvis & The Man in Black

Saturday, March 12, 2016
8:00 pm

Pre-Show Chat with Laurence Lemieux, choreographer, at 7 p.m. in the Showplace Lounge.
Post-show reception: Meet the artists in the lobby following the show.


Coleman, Lemieux & Compagnie: Elvis & The Man in Black – Double Bill!

Showplace Performance Centre: 290 George St N, Peterborough

March 12, 2016, 12:00 am

Interview with Laurence Lemieux

Laurence Lemieux is the dancer featured on the banner promoting Public Energy’s
presentation of Coleman Lemieux & Co at Showplace in January, 2006.

Laurence Lemieux interviewed by Kate Story, February 9, 2016

Kate: You’ve alr...

Coleman Lemieux & Compagnie: Dollhouse

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

April 2, 2016, 12:00 am

Dollhouse World Premiere

Bill Coleman (concept, dance, performance) Gordon Monahan (music, sound, visuals)

In Dollhouse, internationally renowned dancer/choreographer Bill Coleman inhabits an installation created by celebrated avant-garde composer Gordon Monahan.

Movement, t...

The 2016 Wearable Art Show Featuring the Runway Challenge

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre: 140 Charlotte St, Peterborough

May 14, 2016, 12:00 am

A big THANK YOU ‪‎to All who supported the 2016 Wearable Art Show – it was a lot of fun and a great success!

Market Hall Performing Arts Centre UNAVOX Laurel Paluck Dream Players Runway Challengers Brookside Studio – Wayne Eardley Open Call Participants The Strutt Program Tho...