Breakin’ Convention ‘17 — International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre

29 & 30 Apr

Archived Show
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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R


Breakin’ Convention, the world’s biggest festival of hip hop dance, is back at Sadler’s Wells for its 14th year running. Curated and hosted by UK hip hop pioneer Jonzi D, this is an awe inspiring weekend of exceptional performances, from world champion b-boy crews to cutting edge street dance companies, showcasing the best from around the world and around the corner.

This year's line-up includes: Cheerito (Russia), DC Vortex (France), Geni Lou & Pax (Canada), Hungry Sharks (Austria), Just Dance (South Korea), Sample Culture (Netherlands), Soweto Skeleton Movers (South Africa), Tentacle Tribe (Canada) and Tom Tsai (USA)

Plus from the UK: Boy Blue Entertainment, Dani & Sia, Emma Houston, Freefly Crew, The Locksmiths, Michaela Cisarikova, Natalie James, Old Men Grooving, The Rebirth Network, Theo 'Godson' Oloyade, XXV and Wayward Thread

There’s too much going on to be contained on stage. Find dance workshops, graffiti, DJs and freestyle sessions spilling out all over the building. Breakin’ Convention is an unforgettable experience for all the family.

For information on workshops and foyer activities, see

"It’s a platform for big personalities and amazing moves"

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