Breakin' Convention 2016 UK Tour: Doncaster

Saturday 7 May

Breakin' Convention is the UK's festival of Hip Hop dance theatre, presenting dance by companies and crews from around the world and around the corner.
Our 2016 festival includes live performances from top international hip hop dance crews including Antoinette Gomis (France), Iron Skulls (Spain) and The Ruggeds (Netherlands).

Antoinette GomisIron SkullsThe Ruggeds

Plus local acts, DJs, graffiti art, workshops, freestyling and much more makes Breakin' Convention more than just a show - it's an experience! Hosted by Jonzi D and Pierre Lafayette-Marsh.

Local acts line up

DPD (Daniel Phung Dance)RationaleSD KreativeTwisted PoetsUJ Ninjas 


Don't miss out on these free activities around Cast where you can have a go at graffiti as Cast's space is transformed into a hip hop marketplace. 
Hosted by Nate Gordon with DJ Lamour on the decks. 

From 2pm 
See graffiti being painted throughout the day by Break Out Kidz. 

From 3.30pm 
Breaking and popping battles 
Dancers from in and around Doncaster will battle to qualify for a prize of £50, T-shirts, artwork and bragging rights!
Judges: Sammy The One (SDK) Nathan Geering (Rationale Productions) and Kaspar Vilkaste (D-Star Poppers) 

Warm up ahead of the main stage show with a curtain raising performance from UJ Ninjas! 

Main show!

Ticket info and deals 
£16.50 / £14.50 concessions / £8.50 under 26s / Family 4 ticket £42 (admits a maximum two full price ticket holders) - booking fees may apply

BOOK ONLINE or call 01302 303 959

Dance workshops 

Come and learn the styles you see on stage! Iron Skulls, The Ruggeds and Antoinette Gomis will be delivering a one off workshop open to all abilities at Cast on Saturday 7 May.

£15 one workshop / £20 both workshops (all workshops include a ticket to evening Breakin' Convention show!)

Limited availbility - book now on 01302 303 959 or in person at Box Office.

12pm – 1.30pm | Iron Skulls (Spain)
Style: Experimental B-boying | Level: Advance Dancers Only
Duration: 90 min | Very limited capacity
£15 workshop + evening show ticket deal
Iron Skulls Co (The Company) has investigated the basis of contemporary and Urban dance. They will offer several tools to allow the dancer- amateur or professional- to mix and apply it to their own dance style or movement. The purpose is to embrace freedom and find ones personality while dancing. They will dive into a post apocalyptic world. Iron Skulls work on different dance materials of Sinestesia.

12pm - 1.30pm |  The Ruggeds (Netherlands) SOLD OUT 
Breaking | Duration: 90 mins
One of the most successful b-boys on the international battle circuit, known for their charisma and powerful styles, they have won some of the most high profile competitions in the world. This workshop will cover breaking basics and foundations including toprock, footwork, floorwork and freezes.

1.45pm - 3.15pm | Antoinette Gomis (France) SOLD OUT 
Style: Afro House | Duration: 90 mins
Antoinette is one of France’s leading hip hop and street dancers. She will teach a house class which draws on African dance styles and steps. An energetic class, be prepared to sweat!

Getting there
 CAST Address: Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU