Hip Hop Dance News from Breakin' Convention

Posted: 31 May 2011
Pioneers Week 2011 - Breakin' down the myths

Breakin' Convention is proud to announce that its Pioneers course is back again, offering the very best of dancers from back in the day teaching masterclasses of the original hip hop dance styles, right here at Sadler's Wells.

Now in its fifth year we're pleased to have...

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Posted: 31 May 2011
Zapp Town music video: The Future Elements Project

This Easter Breakin’ Convention called aspiring dancers, MCs, aerosol artists, film makers and music producers aged 13-16 to get involved with our annual Future Elements Project.

21 young artists signed up and spent six days working intensively with professional Hip Hop artists to...

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Posted: 24 May 2011
Red Bull BC One Ireland Cypher

For the first time in its seven year history, Red Bull BC One came to Belfast, Northern Ireland.

It was in Ulster Hall, below the ominous grand organ, that Red Bull set up the cypher stage where b-boys from across the country would battle to represent Ireland with 16 of the world’s...

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Posted: 23 May 2011
One Man Walking

Before the curtains closed at Breakin Convention 2011, Jonzi D announced BC and Boy Blue was collaborating with Channel 4 on a television project.

Well here is an opportunity to be a part of the production, titled One Man Walking.

While we can't go into detail yet...

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Posted: 13 May 2011
Breakin' Convention 2011 Top Showstopping Moments

It's been just over ten days since Breakin' Convention finished and we've just received the photos from the 2011 festival.

Over the course of the weekend there were hundreds of memorable moments, from a night dancer's arm being ripped off and eaten to Morning of Owl's gravity-defying...

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Posted: 05 May 2011

Breakin' Convention 2011 was a resounding success with a full house across the entire bank holiday weekend.

From dancers to spectators, families and friends, thousands of people turned up at Sadler's Wells dressed to impress ahead of the show.

Whittled down from hundreds of...

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Posted: 29 April 2011
Freestyle Funk Forum

Free to day pass holders/£4 for day pass holders

What happens when you bring together some of the UK's top hip hop dancers, a DJ, an MC and a live saxophonist and put them in a studio together? A one-off.

Join host...

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Posted: 18 April 2011
Breakin' Convention new website

Party people! Welcome to the new Breakin’ Convention website!

We’ve spent many a night sleepless to get it up, running an looking fresh (coz hip hop don’t stop), so have a look around and check out the Breakin’...

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Posted: 17 April 2011
Breakin Convention afterparty

If you thought the Breakin’ Convention festival weekend finished at 9:30pm on Monday night you’d be mistaken – for some it’s just the start!

From 10:30pm at the O2 Academy Islington (a five minute walk from Sadler’s Wells) Jonzi D will host the official Breakin’ Convention after party....

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Posted: 11 April 2011
Ashigaru Human Robot (Big City Brains)

Breakin’ Convention loves Big City Brains so much we’ve invited them back for a second year in a row after killing it last year.

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