Breakin’ Convention — International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre

Sat 3 - Bank Holiday Mon 5 May

Archived Show
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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R


Sadler’s Wells’ critically acclaimed international festival of hip hop dance theatre, Breakin’ Convention, is back with another line-up of jaw-dropping performances by companies from around the world and around the corner. Now in its 11th year and following a world premiere at the Apollo Theater Harlem, this hugely popular Sadler's Wells production is hosted and curated by eminent UK hip hop theatre artist Jonzi D.

“Breakin' Convention never fails to deliver thrills, surprises and a stonking good time”

Breakin’ Convention is much more than just a show – it’s an experience! The foyer is transformed with live DJs, freestyle dance jams, graffiti exhibitions, workshops from top international artists and much more.


Avant Garde Dance (UK), David Colas (France), Definitives (UK), ILL-Abilities (International), IN-SI-DE The Cirque (Czech Republic), Kendra Horsburgh (UK), Marius & Andrei (Romania), PPL (UK), Spoken Movement (UK), Street Kingdom (USA), Tentacle Tribe (Canada), Tom Tsai (Taiwan/USA)

Boy Blue Entertainment (UK), Crimson Grae & The Rovers (UK), David Colas (France), Don't Hit Mama (Holland), Duwane Taylor (UK), IN-SI-DE The Cirque (Czech Republic), Mouse & Clara (UK/Philippines), P*Fect (Sweden), Rowdy (UK), Soul Mavericks (UK), Tom Tsai (Taiwan/USA), Venus & Mars (UK)

Boadicea (UK), Don't Hit Mama (Holland), Far From The Norm (UK), P*Fect (Sweden), Street Kingdom (USA), Tentacle Tribe (Canada), Ukweli Roach (UK), Wanted Posse (France)

Line-up subject to change. See for latest updates and to find out more about the acts.

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

Coronavirus update: Sadler's Wells welcomes socially distanced audiences from 17 May, in line with the UK Government roadmap. Read more