Hip Hop Dance News from Breakin' Convention

Posted: 03 October 2014
BBC Young Dancer of the Year

In a world where talent shows have become nothing more than a device to prop up a judge's ego and generate headlines for gossip columns the BBC has commissioned a new dance competition for young dancers that will be the biggest dance competition to air on national TV - and the judges are...

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Posted: 01 October 2014
Jonzi D Pro:File

Breakin' Convention, in partnership with the Black Dance Archives Project and State of Emergency, presented a Hip Hop Retrospective: an event during our 2014 festival showcasing three London dancers who were central to the early stages of Hip Hop dance development in the UK, through film,...

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Posted: 23 September 2014
The Five and The Prophecy of Prana Tour

The legends rise again… After a premiere in London last year Boy Blue Entertainment is back with their feature length show, touring the UK October to November! 

Inspired by an infatuation with manga culture, The Five and the Prophecy of Prana is...

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Posted: 05 September 2014
Dolby D: Straight Pro:Filing

Breakin' Convention, in partnership with the Black Dance Archives Project and State of Emergency, presented a Hip Hop Retrospective: an event during our festival showcasing three London dancers who were central to the early stages of Hip Hop dance development in the UK, through film, performance...

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Posted: 21 August 2014
Lazylegz’ I Can Challenge

No Excuses, No Limits! That's the motto of ILL-Abilities, and the motivation behind an ambitious project that Lazylegz organised as a community act of solidarity. 

The I Can Challenge was an event to help participants find satisfaction, motivation and inspiration to...

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Posted: 13 August 2014
Popin’ Pete’s Pop Shop 2014

When Popin' Pete, Electric Boogaloo, appeared in Chris Brown's Yeah x3 video in 2010 he was immortalised with a shop front bearing his name. What better way to develop a quirky music video prop in a music video than make it real and get dancers involved?

The...

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Posted: 29 July 2014

Come and join us at the Tate Britain for an evening of free events including the unveiling of Jonzi D's new portrait and a whole lot more.

Taking place on Friday, 1st August, Spaces Between will explore the individual voice and its transformation and influence on...

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Posted: 06 July 2014
Open Art Surgery London (July 2014)

Breakin' Convention is proud to announce our next Open Art Surgery in London on Friday 18 July!

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 at Sadler'...

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Posted: 04 July 2014
Six years of Breakin' Convention on YouTube

Did you know that at this time six years ago Breakin' Convention uploaded our first video to YouTube? With almost 4 million minutes of footage watched since then we're growing at an incredible rate and have recently re-launched it as BCTV. So sit back, relax, and enjoy some videos on BCTV now....

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Posted: 20 June 2014
Hip hop workshops for £2!

Do you fancy taking up dance but need aren't quite ready to turn up to your local dance studio? Why not take a dance class with two leading hip hop companies, or find your feet at a flamenco class?

Alongside the shows in the Sadler's Sampled season (17 – 29 June), the Sampled workshops...

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