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Emergency #17

Festival of New Dance and Performance by Peterborough-area Artists

April 2-4. 2009
Market Hall, 336 George St. N

Program A: Thurs @ 7PM, Fri @ 9PM. Sat @7PM
Program B: Thurs @ 9PM, Fri @ 7PM, Sat @ 9PM
Recent Dance Films (Brian Mitolo): Fri @ 10:30PM
Weaver Bird Collective: Sat @ 2PM


Programs A & B: $10.
Brian Mitolo: Recent Dance Films: Free with ticket to Programs A or B, or pay-what-you-can
Weaver Bird Collective: $7
Available by reservation or at the door.
Call 745-1788

See the review from the Peterborough Examiner: Something for Everyone at Emergency #17

Emergency: An annual festival of new dance and performance by Peterborough artists
Emergency: Showcasing veterans and newcomers
Emergency: One of the most popular performance events in Peterborough
Emergency: Serving multidisciplinary performance fans for 17 Years
Emergency: Our collective body emerging from our collective unconscious …for one very singular experience


 Program A: Thurs 7pm, Fri 9pm, Sat 7pm
Allyson Booth
Sophia Darling
Wayne Elliott
Deb Reynolds
Emma Lu Romerein
Trent Dance Team
Hilary Wear

Program B: Thurs 9pm, Fri 7pm, Sat 9pm
Jenn Cole
Contact Dance Troupe
Sophia Cooper
Shawn Fisk
Anya Gwynne
Leigh Macdonald
Hartley Stevenson

Brian Mitolo: Recent Dance Films Fri 10:30pm
The Bus Ballet: a short film about dancing buses, featuring Peterborough public transit workers. Director: Brian Mitolo
Music: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and Jarret Prescott
Special thanks to Art Gallery of Peterborough, Ontario Arts Foundation, and Peterborough Transit workers.

Dae For Non: an experimental short video based on the play Dae For Non by Patrick Walsh.
Director: Brian Mitolo
Music: Jay Swinnerton

Dance Documents (Reap Just What You Sow by Ryan Kerr): a dance document of three selections from Ryan Kerr’s Reap Just What You Sow, featuring Ryan Kerr, Wes Ryan and Anne Ryan
Shot by Lester Alfonso, An Etherington, Brian Mitolo.
Edited by Brian Mitolo.

Dance Documents Two (In The Parlour by Ryan Kerr): dance document of In The Parlour by Ryan Kerr, with Ryan Kerr and Jenn Cole
Music: Clifford McCarten.
Editors: Brian Mitolo and Esther Vincent

Drill: an experimental dance short featuring the Peterborough Petes by Ryan Kerr and Brian Mitolo. Special thanks to Peterborough New Dance, Art Gallery of Peterborough (ArtRight Project), Ontario Arts Foundation, and the Peterborough Petes.

Indigenous Performance Initiatives in association with the Indigenous Studies Department, Trent University presents:
Women Who-Stories Travel: Sat 2pm
Written and performed by Weaver Bird Collective: Naja Graugaard, Swelen Andari and Karyn Drane
Musicians: Andrew Morrison and Faris Khoury


Emergency #17 is sponsored by:

Black Honey

Christensen Fine Art


Natas Cafe

The Night Kitchen

The Wine Shoppe

Thank You!

Public Energy gratefully acknowledges the generous support of our 2023-24 Season Funders and Sponsors.

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