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Breakin’ Convention International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre

A group of 13 hip hop dancers stand in a circle, cheering on a woman who freestyles in the centre. They are a mix of ethnicities, mainly black, and wear white trainers and white socks with yellow or black shorts and vests, combined with shirts and fringed skirts of African wax print fabric.
Sadler’s Wells’ annual festival of hip hop dance theatre is back for its 19th year this bank holiday weekend Fri 29 April- Mon 2 May.
Fri 29 April

Compagnie Niya – Tickets from £12

Sat 30 April – Sun 1 May

Breakin’ Convention Festival 2022 – your ticket will include the main festival, Freestyle Funk Forum and Between Tiny CitiesTickets from £15

Or you can come along to Freestyle Funk Forum or Between Tiny Cities – Tickets from £5

Mon 2 May

Park Jam – FREE

Saturday 30 April

EASTablishment (UK)
Oxygen (Netherlands)
D1 Dance Company (Peru)
Mr Kriss (Czech Republic)
jessica Care moore, Axelle ‘Ebony’ Munezero & Soweto Kinch (USA/Canada/UK)
INTERVAL (see below)
Compagnie Niya (France)
Far From the Norm (UK)
Compagnie Antoinette Gomis (France)

Sunday 1 May

Take 1 Dance (UK)
Mr Kriss (Czech Republic)
Oxygen (Netherlands)
D1 Dance Company (Peru)
Future Elements Film Extract
Yvonne Smink (Netherlands)
Compagnie Antoinette Gomis (France)
INTERVAL (see below)
BirdGang Ltd (UK)
Auto Correct Film
jessica Care moore, Axelle ‘Ebony’ Munezero & Soweto Kinch (USA/Canada/UK)
HomeBros (UK)

Saturday and Sunday, 7.30pm – 8.30pm: Interval Activities
In the Main Building Foyers via main entrance

Mezzanine: With resident DJs and open circles
8.15pm: Rap performance

1st Circle: Graff Zone
Learn to tag!

2nd Circle: The Training Ground
Find your feet and learn the freshest moves with our instructors

Lilian Baylis Theatre via Stage Door entrance

Nick Power Presents: Between Tiny Cities រវាងទីក្រុងតូច

Show ends at 9.30pm. All timings are approximate. Line-up and running order subject to change closer to the date.

Saturday and Sunday: Workshops

The Breakin’ Convention festival’s workshop programme is a hot house of technique, challenge and creativity. Find out more