Breakin’ Convention ’18 — International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre

5 - 7 May

Archived Show
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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R


Breakin’ Convention is back and celebrating its 15th year with another incredible line-up of acts from around the world and around the corner, including highlights from the past 15 years.

Hosted and curated by UK hip hop theatre pioneer Jonzi D, an incredible ensemble of 15 leading jazz musicians will join the line-up to celebrate the 15th anniversary of both Breakin' Convention and jazz re:freshed. This awe inspiring collaboration sees specially commissioned score by Jason Yarde performed by artists representing highlights of Breakin' Convention's long illustrious history, including Boy Blue Entertainment (UK), Jonzi D (UK), The Locksmiths (UK), Mufasa (France) and The Ruggeds (Netherlands).

The line-up also includes sensational acts from all over the world including Extreme Pushers (Jamaica), Amala Dianor (France), Chey (Spain), Salah (France), Femme Fatal (USA) and Zeljko Bozic (Slovenia).

Plus from the UK BirdGang Dance, Bonetics, Chad Taylor, Elsabet Yonas, Fuse 596, House of Absolute, Jade Hackett, Kloe Dean & Jared Garfield, KR Flow, Myself Dance Company, Room 2 Manoeuvre, Tanaya Ice and U.M.A.

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. It’s an unforgettable experience for all the family.


★★★★★ "Breakin’ Convention is still full of surprises. It’s a joyful event"

Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

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