Following the sell-out success of last year's inaugural festival, Breakin' Convention 05 offers an abundance of pioneering Hip Hop dance from around the world and across the UK. Curator Jonzi D has just made headlines becoming an associate of Sadlers Wells; a welcome acknowledgement of the genre from one of the country's most respected venues.
Produced by Sadler's Wells and Jonzi's company: Still Brock Productions, international artists include from France, the Wanted Posse, Franck II Louise, Compagnie Revolution (All female crew), Showtime and Compagnie Kafig; from Russia, comical B-Boys, Top 9; from Korea the return of B-Boy champions, Project Soul and from the USA, the legendary Electric
| Boogaloos, Rennie Harris Pure Movement and Style Elements - the latter having choreographed Missy Elliot, Black Eyed Peas and Justin Timberlake. In regards to classic body-poppers Boogaloos, this year Boogaloo Sam joins the trio alongside Poppin Pete's teenage son Youth groups include an aclaimed selection of UK companies including Holloway Boyz, Status (Southwark), Dance 2XS (Covent Garden), Shadows Of The Mist, East London Youth Dance (Both East London), Karizma (Canvey Island - Essex) and more. |
UK artists include Robert Hylton Urban Classicism, Irven Lewis and Kwesi Johnson, Boy Blue and ZooNation, all presenting new work.
With DJ action in the foyer from former DMC award winners En4Cers, and live breaking to complete the action, Host Jonzi D is the master of ceremonies alongside UK originator MC Mell(O)
Last years's event was a complete sell-out way ahead of time with a roof-raising response to this unique and explosive event
Breakin' Convention 05 http://www.breakinconvention.com
0870 737 7737 Box office
Friday 13 – Sunday 15 May
Tickets: 1-day pass 18 (concessions 10); Sat and Sun pass 32 (16); 3- day pass 45 (24)