Breakin' Convention 2012

at Sadler's Wells Theatre
on Talks | Hip Hop | Film / Video | www.breakinconvention.com/events/festival
Address: Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 4TN

Vagabond Crew. Photo: Belinda Lawley

Sadler’s Wells’ annual three-day celebration of hip hop dance theatre and culture, Breakin’ Convention, is back for the ninth year running with performances from some of the world’s best poppers, lockers, house dancers, B-boys and B-girls.

Hosted and curated by Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Jonzi D, Breakin’ Convention offers dozens of extra events as well as the amazing main stage performances.

Starting in the afternoon, ticket-holders can watch top graffiti artists painting live in the courtyard before heading inside to get involved with freestyle sessions, graff workshops and MC / beatboxing demos. Resident DJs Tha En4cers will provide the tunes til the main shows start onstage at 7.30pm.

Full line-up just announced!

Friday
Film Night – an evening of documentaries and shorts, plus panel discussion.
Film line-up:
The BirdWatcher by BirdGang Dance Company
Origins by Mo Ali
Future Elements by Breakin’ Convention
Panel:
Hooch (founder and producer of The BBoy Champs)
DJ Renegade (World renowned DJ, judge and historian)
Doy (Strife TV and videographer for Dyzee’s Our System research)
Jonzi D (Artistic Director of Breakin’ Convention and Hip Hop theatre pioneer)

Saturday

  • Da Bratz (UK)
  • Myself Dance Company (UK)
  • Clash 66 (France/Korea)
  • Broken Doll (UK)
  • PT3000 (ft. Demons of the Mind) (USA)
  • Storyboard P (USA)
  • Ivan Blackstock (UK)
  • Tony Adigun (UK)
  • ILL-Ablilities (USA)
  • Serial Stepperz (France)

Sunday

  • ZooNation Youth (UK)
  • Spoken Movement (UK)
  • Botis Seva (UK)
  • Gemini (France)
  • Unity (UK)
  • Bboy Ata (Finland)
  • Storyboard P (USA)
  • Vagabond Crew (France)
  • Tony Adigun (UK)
  • PT3000 (ft. Demons of the Mind) (USA)
  • Pro Phenomen (France)

Monday

  • House that Union Jack Built (UK)
  • Bboy Ata (Finland)
  • Clash 66 (France/Korea)
  • Avant Garde Dance (UK)
  • Gemini (France)
  • Storyboard P (USA)
  • ILL-Abilities (USA)
  • Kloe Dean (UK)
  • Theo Godson Oloyade (UK)
  • Simeon Qsyea (UK)
  • Bodicea (UK)
  • Vagabond Crew (France)

Line up subject to change. Please Note: This event will be filmed.

Ticket office: 0844 412 4300
www.breakinconvention.com
www.sadlerswells.com

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