Left is MOVER doing handstands with their legs split, in the middle Yvonne Smink is at the top of a pole wrapped around it, right is Ghetto Funk Collective dancing
Mover, credit Baki. Ghetto Funk Collective, credit Nath Martin. Yvonne Smink, credit Paul Hampartsoumian
Past Event
Dance & Circus

Breakin' Convention

2 performances between Sat 3 Jun 2023
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Breakin' Convention, the world’s ground-breaking festival of hip hop dance theatre, is back and celebrating 20 years!

Expect jaw-dropping and inspiring performances from internationally celebrated poppers, lockers, b-boys and b-girls in a festival that showcases local talent alongside global sensations. 

Join us at Brighton Dome as we celebrate 20 years of Breakin’ Convention, touring with an all-new international line-up including South Korea’s breakin’ crew MOVER, Netherland’s influential forces of funk Ghetto Funk Collective, and Dutch international hip hop pole champion Yvonne Smink. Hosted and curated by UK hip hop theatre legend and Breakin’ Convention Artistic Director Jonzi D, the festival also features DJs, graffiti artists and freestyle sessions in Brighton Dome Foyer. 

Run out of Sadler’s Wells in London, Breakin’ Convention has been leading the hip hop theatre revolution since 2004. Book your tickets now and be part of this ultimate celebration of hip hop culture.

Line-up:

Sat 3 Jun, 2.30pm | Hosted by Jonzi D

BPM Dance Academy (UK)
Project Female Dance Company (UK)
Streetfunk (UK)
Visual Artists (UK)
Will Timpson (UK)
Ghetto Funk Collective (Netherlands)
Mover (South Korea)
Yvonne Smink (Netherlands)

Sat 3 Jun, 7.30pm | Hosted by Jonzi D

Project Female Dance Company (UK)
Streetfunk (UK)
Urban City Dance - DVSN (UK)
Visual Artists (UK)
Ghetto Funk Collective (Netherlands)
Mover (South Korea)
Yvonne Smink (Netherlands) 

Free activity in the Foyer, 1–5pm & 6–8.45pm:

Graffiti workshops by SinnaOne
DJ Onassis
MC by AudioActive
Open mic for rap, spoken word and signing
Breakdance Jams

Ghetto Funk Collective
MOVER
Yvonne Smink
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