Hip Hop Dance News from Breakin' Convention

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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Posted: 05 June 2014
Follow Breakin' Convention 2014 tour crews!

How good has the Breakin' Convention UK tour been? From Sadler's Wells in London on to nine venues across the UK, by the end of the tour over 10,000 people will have witnessed the festival and our touring companies, ILL-Abilities, Ukweli Roach of BirdGang Dance Company, and Wanted Posse. But why...

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Posted: 02 May 2014
Breakin' Convention BCTV

Sadler's Wells' hip hop dance project Breakin' Convention launches online video channel BCTV to capture the full range of Breakin' Convention's work and the artists it works with, on Friday 2 May 2014.

Breakin' Convention is one of the world's leading hip hop dance...

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Posted: 02 April 2014
Open Art Surgery Toronto: The reactions

Last weekend (29 March) Breakin' Convention held its first ever international edition of Open Art Surgery, our hip hop theatre intensive week looking at new ways to bring our culture to the stage.

Jonzi D flew over to Toronto, Canada, to oversee the project alongside choreographer Allen...

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