Breakin’ Convention recently announced the dance company line up for the nine UK venues it will be touring at throughout May and June 2012.

Breakin’ Convention is an international of hip hop dance theatre that takes place at Sadler’s Wells in London and tours every second year, hosted and curated by Jonzi D. Breakin’ Convention will take place at Sadler’s Wells in London before continuing on to Plymouth, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Inverness, Sheffield, Brighton, Bristol and Leeds.

London will feature a line up of over 20 UK and international artists, headlined by Clash 66 and Vagabond Crew who will be the two acts to tour regionally, performing alongside local companies made up of over 40 dance crews.

Breakin’ Convention 2012 dates, venues and dance crews

All venues tour Clash 66 and Vagabonds with Ill-Abilities touring as far as Plymouth and Birmingham. More information can be found at

Breakin’ Convention London (Sadler’s Wells)

Breakin’ Convention Plymouth (Theatre Royal)

Friday 11 May

Saturday 12 May

Breakin’ Convention Birmingham (Birmingham Hippodrome)

Monday 14 May

Tuesday 15 May

  • Tru Street Dance Academy
  • Dance Nuvo
  • Antics

Breakin’ Convention Edinburgh (Festival Theatre)

  • The Edinburgh Soul Review (Random Aspekts/Heavy Smokers)
  • Daniel Aing
  • Ready Ready Sauce
  • Jack In The Box

Saturday 19 May

Breakin’ Convention Inverness (Eden Court)

Tuesday 22 May

  • Rush Dance
  • Flying Jalepenos
  • RockaBeat

Breakin’ Convention Sheffield (Lyceum Theatre)

Friday 25 May

  • SDK (So Damn Kreative)
  • Stoxie
  • Rationale

Saturday 26 May

Breakin’ Convention Brighton (Brighton Dome)

Tuesday 29 May

  • B3 (Brighton B-Boys)
  • WIP (Work In Progress)
  • Kudos and Kudos Kidz
  • Urban Strides

Breakin’ Convention Bristol (Colston Hall)

Thursday 31 May

  • Hype Juniors and Lil’ Hype
  • Swindon Dance Youth Dance Academy
  • Root MC
  • Xclusive

Breakin’ Convention Leeds (West Yorkshire Playhouse)

Saturday 2 June