PREPARTY – SAIFER86 Jam @ The Citadel Theatre
Day 01 – Dance Debate and NQB8 Showcases @ The Citadel Theatre
Day 02 – Cincotrybe Hip Hop Championship @ Daniels Spectrum
Day 03 – Workshops @ The Citadel Theatre
Day 03 – Mainstage Shows & Battles Finals @ Daniels Spectrum
OCT 1 - Urban Dance Theatre Shows + Skills & Soul Battle finals
The first & only professional curated stage in Canada where you get FRESH THEATRE WORKS and EPIC DANCE BATTLES. All for the price of one ticket admission!
3 featured theatrical dance companies bring Urban dance to the stage. Experience these unique professional works and taste Urban Dance from a juicy angle. Where Raw meets Refined. 
THE MOON RUNNERS (Toronto) – Choreography: Raoul Wilke
GREG ‘KRYPTO’ SELINGER (Montreal) – performer and choreographer
GADFLY (Toronto) – Choreography: Ofilio Sinbadinho & Apolonia Velasquez
An updated and upgraded flip on tradition dance battles.
Dance Styles welcomed: Popping, Hip Hop, Contemporary, Bboying, Krump… ANY as long as you show creative SKILLS.
Music Genres played: Funk, House, Classical, Hip Hop, perhaps even Top40.. ANY as long as the Dj says the track got creative SOUL.
The criteria for these artistic exchanges is:
Originality: creativity, style, versatility
Technique: execution, difficulty level, vocabulary
Gadflyness: Storytelling, character & team chemistry
The  exchanges happen on carefully selected epic, challenging, soulful, or abstract music varying from Michael Jackson, Beatles, Mozart, Biggie, Celia Cruz, Whitney Houston, Bee Gees, Beyonce, James Blake, Kaytranada, Beenie man, or a Quentin Tarantino soundtrack… You get the picture! It’s pure artistic debauchery every year.
I - The Moon Runners: Icy & Daniel Keith Morrison
II - Salt 'nPeppa: Lady C & KC
III - Furious: Jr Maddripp & 7Starr
IV - Somatikfly: Hurricane Tina & Tori
V - Clean Fresh Air: DarQk & Waldo  
VI - Piecez of Lazyness: Piecez & Lazylegz
*PS: Two of these teams will first get called out to defend their spot.
This is the kind of night you can brag about for daysssss! 
AFTERPARTY @ Daniels Spectrum's LOUNGE


Friday Sept 30th
  • Friday night’s Hip Hop choreography competition featuring 9 crews from accross Canada.
  • SkillsxSoul Dance Battle Qualifier round.
  • Open Cyphers


Saturday Oct 1st
  • Saturday night, catch both the Shows plus the Battles in ONE night with ONE ticket.
  • 1 Gadfly Dance Theatre Works.
  • 1 Guest Theatre company.
  • The SkillsxSoul Dance Battles finals
  • The Hip Hop choreo crew champion
  • The Gadfly Awards
  • Open Cyphers and some Gadfly surprises.
  • Entry: 7:00pm.
  • *Groups of 5 or more email us for Group package price.


Where can I learn to dance like that?
  • Admission for a Workshop on Saturday Oct 1
  • 2pm: Open level Krump Fundamentals with 7Starr & Jr Maddripp (Montreal)
  • 3:30pm: Hip Hop & Audition Workshop with Leon Blackwood & Apolonia Velasquez

You can still take your chances at the door on the day of but we recommend you purchase them ahead of time online here or in person (during Gadfly teaching hours). Why? Because for the past three years many of TUDS events sell out.

Come one night, all four days, or just swing by to say hi and you will know what it feels like to be part of something Artistic, Athletic and Authentic.

Quick FYIs

– Prices include taxes but not service fees.
– All Packages and Tickets are Final Sale
– Valid ID required
– Freestyle Passes are non-transferable
– Freestyle Pass is for regular screenings & Workshops.
– Limit of 4 TUDS Freestyle Passes per person.

Have a question? Your answer probably is HERE

Ticketing and Venue Policies

Seating is guaranteed until 15 minutes before the scheduled start of the presentation. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the theatre staff. There will be no further admittance 10 minutes after the start of a presentation. Rush tickets are subject to availability and are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis at the discretion of the theatre staff.

All electronic devices must be silenced and stowed away during all presentations. Bags are subject to inspection. TUDS reserves the right to film or record its events and activities for its own purposes. Our staff and volunteers are here to ensure the best possible Festival experience for all; TUDS will not tolerate mistreatment of any kind of its staff or volunteers, and will take measures accordingly.

Ticket Conditions of Sale

By using a ticket to enter a Festival venue, the ticket holder agrees to being photographed, filmed, or recorded in the event venue, and to the publication, reproduction, and other use of all photographs, video, or other recordings of the ticket holder’s voice or likeness without further notice or compensation in any publicity, advertisement or other publication carried out by, or on behalf of, TUDS in perpetuity in any manner and media whatsoever, including print, broadcast or the internet. By using a ticket to attend Festival presentations and events, the user waives and releases TUDS from all claims he/she may have against TUDS for any loss, damage, injury, liability or expense he/she may suffer, arising from his/her presence at the event venue due to any reason whatsoever, including those arising from personal injury, property loss/damage or death.


You like what you see! Get your tickets now. Why? Because for the past four years many of TUDS events sell out. You can still take your chances at the door on the day of but people come from as far as Vancouver, Yukon, Montreal, and New York so we recommend you purchase them ahead of time online here or in person (arrange a pickup time).

Group pricing available for groups 5 or more people. Hit us up at