Create beauty in a way that is uniquely yours



Whacking 5 to 7

What defines whacking? Where does it come from? How does its history translate in the movement? Join us for a 5 à 7 style conference to discuss everything about whacking. There will be a panel discussion with Viktor Manoel and Archie Burnett and everyone is welcome to ask their questions. There will be a bar service.

Date: Saturday March 16th
Time: 5 pm – 7 pm
Location: Studio 303 (372 Sainte-Catherine St West)

At the door: $5 (cash only)
Note: If you attend the performance evening after (7 pm) the conference is included with your ticket.

Performance night

Come meet Asymmetry collective through an evening of whacking performances. Asymmetry is a new whacking dance collective directed by Axelle Munezero. It will be an evening of storytelling through a variety of pieces including guest performances by Viktor Manoel and Archie Burnett. There will be a bar service.

Date: Saturday March 16th
Location: Studio 303 (372 Sainte-Catherine St West)

At the door: $15 (cash only)
Early bird price: $10 (online until Friday March 15th)
Note: Ticket includes entry to the whacking conference held before.

Performance night
10.00 15.00


For the first time in Canada, Viktor Manuel is giving a whacking workshop. This workshop is for all levels.


Date: Sunday March 17th
Time: 4 pm – 6 pm
Location: 1331A St. Catherine St. East (2nd floor), Montreal, Quebec H2L 2H4

At the door: $40 (cash only)
Early bird price: $35 (online until Saturday March 16th)

We hope to see you there.


Viktor Manoel is a Mexican-American dancer, choreographer, writer and actor. Manoel is one of the seven to pioneer whacking. Among those lost is Kenny, Andrew, Arthur, Lonny, Michael-Angelo, Tinker and Tommy.He worked with such choreographers as Édouard Lock of Canadian dance group La La La Human Steps and Toni Basil. Basil hired him for David Bowie's world stadium Glass Spider Tour after she spotted him performing in a LA nightclub in 1987.
"As an OG of PUNKING | Whacking, it is my Responsibility to Unleash the Expressing of Beauty from Ugly and Creating ART from your Pain, and guiding you with the Trust you give me."

35.00 40.00