Hello, welcome to STOMPonline where you can feel vibrations just right beneath your fingers.

What does the word STOMP make you think of? Music, Dance, Theatre, Choreography or Performance Art? All of the above! Or is it none of the above. Well, both are sort of right...In a way. Confused? read on...

 About STOMP
STOMP is a movement, of bodies, objects, sounds - even abstract ideas. But what makes it so appealing is that the cast uses everyday objects, but in non-traditional ways.

There's no speech, no dialogue, not even a plot.

So why go see STOMP? Well, have you ever composed a symphony using only matchbooks as instruments? Or created a dance routine based around sweeping? You may have done this a little, but get a group of rhythmically gifted, extremely coordinated bodies with definitive personalities, and you have the makings for STOMP.

The cast members of STOMP are a unique, diverse group of talented performers from around the world, but they all speak the language of rhythm.

They have dedication and love for producing music with random beats and take pride in performing for you, the audience. As you see in the picture below, a group of them are in middle of performing a dance with the rhythm and beats of broom sticks as they slam the ends on the floor, and swish the chalk and brook sticks between their hands.

 History of STOMP
STOMP started stomping on the streets of Brighton, England. Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas the creators of STOMP were a group of street performers commonly know as "buskers" trying to grab people's attention.

And attention is what they received.

Busking is an old custom in the UK, dating back to booth theatres erected at village fairs in the Middle Ages. Luke and Steve updated this historical custom and created a modern symbiotic marriage between movement and music.

You're mistaken if you look for a hidden message in STOMP. There are no political connotations, no pretentious techniques, and no dialogue to misconstrue. Instead, you're bombarded by noises that you usually try to block out. STOMP takes the everyday sounds of pipes and brooms, lighters and garbage pail lids, and creates the extraordinary.

So how do you describe STOMP? If you ask one of the creators, Luke Cresswell, he would simply say, "at the end of the day, STOMP is what it is."

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 Current News
Be sure to check out a performance of STOMP on Dave Letterman airing June 17th 2006 9/8c.

 To Buy Tickets
  • For NY production, call the Orpheum Theater Box Office: 212-477-2477 or visit stomp's page at ticketmaster.com.

  • Group discounts are available for parties of 20 or more. Please call Showtix at 800-677-1164 or visit showtixinc.com.

  • To Purchase Tour Tickets Online, please visit the TicketMaster web site at ticketmaster.com.

  • Disclaimer: Portfolio Site designed by April Wallace at the Art Institute of Atlanta.