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Take it Back ()

Produced by

Solid State Breakdance

Presented by

The Toronto Fringe Festival

Choreographers: JoDee Allen and Helen Simard


The George Ignatieff Theatre


July 6th, 2008 – July 13th, 2008


Take it Back’ is a dance show that crosses boundaries, re-sourcing the language of Hip Hop and Lindy Hop to present elements of breakdance and swing in a theatrical setting.  In this high energy, fun show, Solid State aims to entertain audiences by taking a humorous yet profound look at our societal issues with trust, and perception of gender roles. (


Helen Simard Dancer
JoDee Allen Dancer
Guy-Robert Jean Dancer
Joe-Danny Aurelien Dancer (July 6, 7, 10)
Milan Panet-Gigon Understudy (July 13-15)

Creative Team

JoDee Allen Choreographer
Helen Simard Choreographer
Robin Dutt Lighting Designer
Roger White Original Music
Ted Yates Original Music