Breakin’ Convention 2020 — International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre

2 & 3 May 2020

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R


With jaw-dropping performances from internationally celebrated poppers, lockers, b-boys and b-girls, Breakin’ Convention is the world’s biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre, now back for its 17th year.

This year’s line-up includes the return of South Korea’s acclaimed Jinjo Crew, “experts at whipping a packed house into a frenzied appreciation” (The Times), and France’s Géométrie Variable, who explore popping technique of tutting with a style resembling the inner mechanics of a timepiece.

Hosted and curated by UK hip hop theatre legend Jonzi D, the festival features DJs, graffiti artists and freestyle sessions taking place all over the building.

Line up

Saturday 2 May: Atypical With Attitude (UK), A.I.M Collective (UK), BirdGang Dance Company (UK), Compagnie Niya (France), D1 (Peru), Fuse 596 (International), Lucy M. May & 7Starr (Canada), Paradox Sal (France)

Sunday 3 May: Corpo Máquina (Netherlands), Géométrie Variable (France), Jinjo Crew (South Korea), Lucy M. May & 7Starr (Canada), Paradox Sal (France), Prospects Fraternity (UK), Spoken Movement (UK), Yeah Yellow (France)

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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R

Coronavirus update: Following government advice, all performances at Sadler’s Wells’ theatres have been cancelled until 9 June. Read more