3-6 May, Sadler’s Wells Theatre, Islington

Breakin’ Convention is a festival that brings together the best hip hop and street dancers from around the world around the corner. From incredible international workshops to unmissable stage performances, it’s an essential annual event for any dancer or aspiring performer.


Workshops - 10:30am - 3pm

Meet the faculty

Come and train with some of the world’s finest - we have a range of styles available at a general level, suitable for dancers wanting to work on their foundation, through to refining their technique and taking their steps to the next level. Workshops are £10* and general level, open to anyone without a ticket to the main festival.

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Performances: From 4pm

Meet the stars

Now in its 16th year, Breakin’ Convention is a festival of all things hip hop: a variety show, plus taster sessions, DJs, dance circles, workshops and free activities around the theatre throughout the day.

Breakin’ Convention has all the biggest names in dance, all in one place for one weekend

Who is performing?

Watch a small taster of the 20+ dancers and companies performing at the festival this year in action. See below for links to full listings.

Tickets to Breakin’ Convention start at £15*. A ticket for the main festival is required, and separate to workshops.


*Tickets include a £3 booking fee per transaction via telephone and online. There is no booking fee in person. Workshop tickets £10; Festival tickets £15 for standing proms, or £25-30 seated (£18 concessions)