Hip Hop Dance News from Breakin' Convention

Posted: 18 September 2015

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Posted: 11 September 2015
Open Art Surgery

Open Art Surgery invites you to delve into the mind and souls of some of the UK's finest hip hop artists as they dare to try something new, dangerous and exciting! 

Artists present brand new short works devised and developed at Sadler's Wells with mentorship from Breakin'...

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Posted: 09 September 2015
Breakin' Convention Vacancy: Education Officer

Education Officer, Breakin' Convention - Part time position

UPDATE: Applications for this role are now CLOSED  

Breakin' Convention is a world leader in hip hop dance theatre and a vital part of the Sadler's Wells Artistic...

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Posted: 04 September 2015

Do you have an eye for great cinematography? Can you tell a story through video? Is your film-making innovative?

Breakin' Convention is looking for the next generation of film-makers from around the UK to take part in our second BCTV mentorship programme alongside our...

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Posted: 05 August 2015
Popin’ Pete’s Pop Shop 2015

Popin' Pete from the Electric Boogaloos - star of iconic dance movie Breakin', Michael Jackson's Thriller video and Chris Brown's Yeah x 3 music video, is back in the UK for the return of Popin' Pete's Pop Shop! 

Taking over the LondonNewcastle Project in Shoreditch,...

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Posted: 30 July 2015

This fall Breakin' Convention is returning to the USA for the second time as we visit North Carolina and New York in October. Once again we'll be showcasing the finest international dance companies alongside the dopest local crews as we bring you talent from around the world and around...

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Posted: 21 July 2015
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Highlight of annual festival of hip hop dance theatre Breakin' Convention, Freestyle Funk Forum will be heading to Camp Bestival this summer! 

Acclaimed MC and alto saxophonist Soweto Kinch hosts a show of improvised theatre in hip hop's answer to "Whose Line Is It Anyway...

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Posted: 12 June 2015
The home of hip hop dance

A decade ago no one would have suspected Sadler's Wells to house so much hip hop dance alongside ballet and contemporary. But it's 2015 out here, and times have moved on! Breakin' Convention has been live and in full effect the past 12 years, and has uncovered some boundary-pushing...

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Posted: 31 May 2015
Freestyle Funk Forum coming to Rich Mix

Fringe highlight of annual festival of hip hop dance theatre Breakin' Convention, Freestyle Funk Forum breaks into a new space this June at Rich Mix London! 

Breakin' Convention's Artistic Director, Jonzi D, hosts an evening of improvised theatre in hip hop's answer to "...

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Posted: 18 May 2015
Watch Jonzi D at TEDx Warwick

Looking for a valid argument that hip hop should be on the national curriculum? Earlier this year Jonzi D, Breakin' Convention's artistic director spoke at TEDxWarwick to a packed Warwick Arts Centre about his personal experiences the "golden era" of hip hop, using examples from his formative...

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