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May 12, 2016
Media preview of Toronto's STOMP urban dance showcase
Members of the media are invited to a special dress rehearsal of the City of Toronto's upcoming 2016 STOMP urban dance competition and showcase.

Date: Saturday, May 14
• novice teams perform from 10:30 a.m. to noon
• beginner teams perform from noon to 2 p.m.
• intermediate teams perform from 2:30 to 4 p.m.
• advanced teams perform from 4 to 5:30 p.m.
• showcase performances will take place throughout the day
Location: Driftwood Community Centre, 4401 Jane St.

Featured styles of dance include step, break, hip-hop, dancehall, bollywood, jazz and contemporary. The event will also showcase Toronto's up-and-coming youth bands, vocalists, rappers and dub poets.

The STOMP urban dance competition and showcase features 425 participants, ages six to 24, from Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation dance programs, private dance companies, community dance groups and showcase teams. The 2016 STOMP urban dance competition and showcase will take place on Sunday, June 5 from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St.

More information is available at or on Facebook by searching StompTO.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

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