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TUDS Urban Dance Festival VIII

A Rampage of 101+ of Canada’s wildest Artists is about to hit Toronto… HARD. Dance Battles, Urban Theatre shows, Hip Hop Choreo Championship. You'll lose weight just by watching it. It's artistic debauchery at its finest! This culture is Artistry, Athleticism, & Authenticity. Toronto Urban Dance Summit brings it all under one roof for 2 nights:

+ Urban Theatrical shows + Skills X Soul Dance Battles + Cincotrybe Choreo Championship THE LINEUP URBAN THEATRE COMPANIES + Forêt Noire (Montreal) + Gadfly (Toronto) *4x Dora Award Nominated ALL-STAR GUEST BATTLERS I - Salt N' Peppa: Lady C & KC (Calgary/Toronto) *Returning Champs *Dora Award Female Dancer of the year II - Toon Rankles: Pyro & Shawn (Toronto) *Qualifiers Champs III - Weaponry: Bowtox & Ebony (Montreal) =========================== THE 2-DAYS SCHEDULE: SAT OCTOBER 28 7:01pm + Cincotrybe Choreo Championship + SkillsxSoul Dance Battles *prelim rounds SUN OCTOBER 29 at 7:01pm + Urban Theatre Companies + SkillsxSoul Dance Battles *Tournament rounds & finals

:::::WORKSHOPS::::: Sat Oct 28, 2:00pm: Waacking Workshop with Axelle Munezero https://tuds8workshops.eventbrite.ca

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COMPETITORS

Cincotrybe Urban Choreo Championship Crews competing: 1- Kranky 2- K9 collective 3- C2 Genesys 4- To be revealed 5- To be revealed

Registered SkillsxSoul Battlers: 1- Northern styles: Toosie jr & Squeak 2- Waack the Funk: Johnny Lo & Bacardii 3- Skirt Image: Master Roshi & Haruka 4- TEK: Siddartha & Tim 5- T.H.E. B.A.D.: Tricky Troublez & King Kool K 6- LSD: Logan & Shai 7- T-Scone: Crystal & Boi Prime 8- Symbiotic Monsters: Jstyle & Jigsaw (Montreal) 9- Tr0Mma: Vicki Sue and Tessa Kuz 10- Double D'z: Jiggz & Kiki 11- Hagrid: Harry & aestridr

The 8th and FINAL edition of TUDS Festival of Urban Dance Culture, is powered by head curators Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho.

Groundbreaker Sponsors: Gadfly & The Daniels Corporation.

TUDS is Financially supported by The Toronto Arts Council.

Performance

TUDS Urban Dance Culture Festival

Toronto Urban Dance Culture Festival repping Freestyle, Choreo, and Theatre. Powered by Gadfly. TUDS Festival equals: Injecting Artistry, Athleticism, & Authenticity into your system and celebrating Urban Dance Culture with: - SXS All-Styles Battles - Workshops & debate - Theatrical dance shows - Hip Hop choreo crew competition *New - The Gadfly Awards September 29 to October 1, 2016 SAIFER86 Soirée of All-Styles Exchanges: September 28 Join ALL styles of Dancers to exchange creativity & vibes at TUDS Pre-party + CADA-ON 30th BDAY || Citadel Theatre, 7:00pm || FREE for CADA Members with RSVP Dance Debate and NQB8 Showcases: September 28 Discuss/debate on critical Dance Realities to drive necessary change. NQB8 (Incubate) Stage showcases fresh, new, local choreographers and companies to perform and gain insight from Q&A session || Citadel Theatre, 7:00pm || FREE with RSVP (info@gadfly.ca) CINCOTRYBE Hip Hop Championship: September 30 Sink your teeth into the world of Hip Hop Choreo. 7 Hip Hop crews from Toronto and Montreal go head to head for a whopping $2000 Performance Contract || Daniel Spectrum, 7:00PM Krump Fundamentals Workshop: October 1 Learn the fundamentals and history of Krumping from 7Starr & Maddripp (Montreal) - All levels || Citadel Theatre, 2:00pm-3:30pm || FREE for CADA-ON members Hip Hop Audition Workshop: October 1 Half Hip Hop Master class, half audition simulation. Learn critical audition experience from the best of the industry. Choreographers and Industry Guest to be revealed || Citadel Theatre, 3:30pm-5:00pm || FREE for CADA-ON members with RSVP MainStage Companies and SkillsxSoul Battles Finals: October 1 Get a heavy dose of artistry with International level Battles, Awards winning companies. Headliners: 12 All-star Dance battlers, Gadfly dance company and The Moon Runners. || Daniels Spectrum, 7:00pm Details: tuds.gadfly.ca/calendar Tickets: tuds.gadfly.ca/box-office

TUDS Urban Dance Festival VIII

A Rampage of 101+ of Canada’s wildest Artists is about to hit Toronto… HARD. Dance Battles, Urban Theatre shows, Hip Hop Choreo Championship. You'll lose weight just by watching it. It's artistic debauchery at its finest! This culture is Artistry, Athleticism, & Authenticity. Toronto Urban Dance Summit brings it all under one roof for 2 nights:

+ Urban Theatrical shows + Skills X Soul Dance Battles + Cincotrybe Choreo Championship THE LINEUP URBAN THEATRE COMPANIES + Forêt Noire (Montreal) + Gadfly (Toronto) *4x Dora Award Nominated ALL-STAR GUEST BATTLERS I - Salt N' Peppa: Lady C & KC (Calgary/Toronto) *Returning Champs *Dora Award Female Dancer of the year II - Toon Rankles: Pyro & Shawn (Toronto) *Qualifiers Champs III - Weaponry: Bowtox & Ebony (Montreal) =========================== THE 2-DAYS SCHEDULE: SAT OCTOBER 28 7:01pm + Cincotrybe Choreo Championship + SkillsxSoul Dance Battles *prelim rounds SUN OCTOBER 29 at 7:01pm + Urban Theatre Companies + SkillsxSoul Dance Battles *Tournament rounds & finals

:::::WORKSHOPS::::: Sat Oct 28, 2:00pm: Waacking Workshop with Axelle Munezero https://tuds8workshops.eventbrite.ca

===========================

COMPETITORS

Cincotrybe Urban Choreo Championship Crews competing: 1- Kranky 2- K9 collective 3- C2 Genesys 4- To be revealed 5- To be revealed

Registered SkillsxSoul Battlers: 1- Northern styles: Toosie jr & Squeak 2- Waack the Funk: Johnny Lo & Bacardii 3- Skirt Image: Master Roshi & Haruka 4- TEK: Siddartha & Tim 5- T.H.E. B.A.D.: Tricky Troublez & King Kool K 6- LSD: Logan & Shai 7- T-Scone: Crystal & Boi Prime 8- Symbiotic Monsters: Jstyle & Jigsaw (Montreal) 9- Tr0Mma: Vicki Sue and Tessa Kuz 10- Double D'z: Jiggz & Kiki 11- Hagrid: Harry & aestridr

The 8th and FINAL edition of TUDS Festival of Urban Dance Culture, is powered by head curators Apolonia Velasquez and Ofilio Sinbadinho.

Groundbreaker Sponsors: Gadfly & The Daniels Corporation.

TUDS is Financially supported by The Toronto Arts Council.

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