The critically acclaimed international festival of hip hop dance theatre returns to the Sony Centre June 1 - June 2, 2018

Breakin' Convention is back in Canada for the second year running. Hosted and curated by UK hip hop theatre pioneer Jonzi D, Breakin' Convention, the awe-inspiring weekend of exceptional performances, from world champion b-boy crews to cutting edge street dance companies, showcases the best in hip hop dance theatre from across the globe. There's too much going on to be contained on stage. Find dance workshops, graffiti, MCs, DJs and impromptu dance circles spilling out all over the building.

International acts Fri 1 Jun & Sat 2 June

The Ruggeds (Netherlands) 
Cie Antoinette Gomis (France)
Far From The Norm (UK) 
Phorm (France) 
FemmeFatale (International)

Canadian acts: Fri 1 June

Jade's Hip Hop Academy (JHHA) Performance Company (Toronto)
Vic Versa (Montreal)
Now Or Never Crew (Vancouver)


Canadian acts: Sat 2 June

Rebels De La Soul (Toronto)
SaMel Tanz (Toronto)
ÖR PÜR (Montreal) 
Simply Swagg Dance Studio aka "The FreshFactory" (Toronto)

Location: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front St E, Toronto, ON M5E 1B2, Canada

The Sony Centre is easily accessible by car, the TTC, GO Transit and the UP Express (1 block from Union Station). The Sony Centre is located at 1 Front Street East, Toronto, Ontario M5E 1B2 and is bordered by Yonge Street to the west, Front Street East to the north, Scott Street to the east and The Esplanade to the south. For more information on getting to the Sony Centre, see here.