Hip Hop Dance News from Breakin' Convention

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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Posted: 23 March 2015
Breakin' Convention USA: Apply Now!

Breakin' Convention will be coming to the US this year - first stop Charlotte, NC. Details on how to apply, here.

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Posted: 17 March 2015
Breakin' Convention volunteers needed!

Passionate about hip hop? Want to get involved in the UK's biggest festival of hip hop dance theatre at Sadler's Wells? 

We are recruiting for volunteers to join our festival operation during its time in London over the weekend of Saturday 2 May 2015. This is an excellent...

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Posted: 17 March 2015
Unsocial Media Future Elements 2015 music video

This February half term Breakin' Convention worked with aspiring dancers, film makers, MCs, aerosol artists, music producers, costume designers and set designers aged 13-16 years to devise a conceptual music video, working on everything from the storyline to the music, lyrics and art direction...

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Posted: 01 March 2015
Open Art Surgery London (March 2015)

Breakin' Convention is proud to announce our next Open Art Surgery in London on Saturday 7 March!

Open Art Surgery is where hip hop artists - dancers, emcees, musicians, as well as poets and magicians - present brand new short works devised and developed over the course...

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Posted: 20 February 2015
Breakin' Convention awarded Bonnie Bird funding

Breakin' Convention is pleased to announce that two choreographers we have worked with in the past have been selected by the Bonnie Bird Choreography Fund (BBCF) to receive professional guidance thanks to the Marion North Mentoring Award.

Breakin' Convention has partnered...

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