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Breakin' ConventionThis annual three-day international festival of hip hop and dance theatre, curated by Sadler's Wells associate artist Jonzi D, is back for a 15th year in 2018. Breakin' Convention features performances from some of the world's greatest poppers, lockers, B-boys and B-girls. Taking place every May bank holiday weekend, this world-renowned celebration of hip hop dance culture takes over the whole Sadler's Wells space with dance workshops, graffiti, DJs and freestyle sessions all over the building.

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Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and international dance, ballet, opera and music theatre to the capital. Now a strikingly modern building with flexible performance and auditorium spaces, the original Sadler's Wells opened in 1683. More about Sadler's Wells Theatre

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60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Breakin' Convention
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Sadler's Wells Theatre, † Rosebery Avenue† † † EC1R 4TN
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
PRICING£12, £28, £38, £50, £62, £72
DATES4th December 2018 to 27th January 2019
VENUESadler's Wells Theatre
Matthew Bourne's triumphant modern re-interpretation of Swan Lake, replacing the traditional female corps de ballet with a menacing male ensemble, comes home to Sadler's Wells for Christmas. This highly original all-male production premiered at Sadler's Wells in 1995 and became the longest running ballet in the West End, before playing on Broadway ...†More about this event
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Sadler's Wells Theatre, † Rosebery Avenue† † † EC1R 4TN
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Gandini Juggling & Alexander Whitley: Spring
SpringSpring2019-01-31T19:30:00+00002019-02-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre, † Rosebery Avenue† † † EC1R 4TN
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Sadler's Wells Theatre, † Rosebery Avenue† † † EC1R 4TN
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - African and Caribbean
DATESFriday 8th and Saturday 9th February 2019
VENUESadler's Wells Theatre
An annual taster and a chance to dip into dance with tickets a mere ¬£5 Sadler's Wells Sampled covers a wide variety of dance, from classical ballet to hip hop, contemporary and tango. This year's line-up includes performances from the Dresden-based Semperoper Ballett and the Richard Alston Dance Company which presents an excerpt from new work: Bra...†More about this event
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Sadler's Wells Theatre, † Rosebery Avenue† † † EC1R 4TN
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Sadler's Wells Theatre, † Rosebery Avenue† † † EC1R 4TN
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Sadler's Wells Theatre, † Rosebery Avenue† † † EC1R 4TN
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