Thunder Bay Dance Competition Venue

Thunder Bay Community Auditorium

1 Paul Shaffer Drive
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6C7, Canada
(807) 343-2310

The Stage

The TBCA has a fantastic stage. For stage dimensions, please visit TBCA's Tech Info.

Stage Floor

25 mm tongue and groove maple flooring, with a black vinyl-like coating, over 12.5 mm. plywood on 1" x 4" pine basketweave sleepers set with solid neoprene pads to concrete. The Stage has NO traps. The stage floor coating is a black high solid content polyurethane
material called Gemstage. We lay the Rosco "Dance Floor" black side up on the stage.

Glitter & Oils are NOT permitted on the stage. Any large props need to be approved and properly protect the flooring. The use of any oil based hasers or fog machines is prohibited.

Change Rooms

Stage Level

There are 5 dressing rooms stage right. These will be used for Thunderstruck Canada's staff, boys change rooms and a quick changes.

Lower Level

There are three large change rooms on the lower level. Changing areas are at a premium so only dancers and those helping dancers with costumes for the upcoming session should be in these areas.

Props - Loading In & Loading Out

The TBCA has two loading bays, one will be available for studios to load props in and out. Props should be loaded in the day of the event and loaded out the same day.


There is ample parking at the TBCA. Parking is free.

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