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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 14th year in 2017. Breakin' Convention 2017 features performances from some of the world's greatest poppers, lockers, B-boys and B-girls including the "rubber-limbed" (The Guardian) Soweto Skeleton Movers from South Africa, Canadian dance duo Tentacle Tribe and leading hip hop crew Just Dance from South Korea. Taking place every May bank holiday weekend, this world-renowned celebration of hip hop dance culture takes over the space with live DJs, graffiti, workshops, performances, after parties and park jam.

 

About Sadler's Wells Theatre

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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Breakin' Convention  Just Dance. Photo by Ryo  

   
Breakin' Convention - Just Dance. Photo by Ryo

Breakin' Convention Just Dance. Photo by Ryo 


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Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company: FlamencuraPaco Pena Flamenco Dance Company: FlamencuraThe company performs a selection of flamenco dances.2017-08-08T19:30:00+01002017-08-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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ISHQISHQThe UK premiere of brand new Sufi musical, originally penned 600 years ago, which will be performed in English to mark 70 years of Pakistan's independence.2017-09-07T19:30:00+01002017-09-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Hofesh Shechter: Grand FinaleHofesh Shechter: Grand FinaleThe international performance ensemble presents a surreal, cross-disciplinary show, combining elements of dance, theatre and music concerts, to explore the anarchic and violent energy of a doomed world and a humanity at odds with itself.2017-09-12T19:30:00+01002017-09-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Hofesh Shechter: Grand Finale
English National Ballet: Akram Khan's GiselleEnglish National Ballet: Akram Khan's GiselleSadler's Wells Associate Artist Khan reinterprets the romantic ballet set to Vincenzo Lamagna's take on Adolphe Adam's swooning score, performed live by English National Ballet Philharmonic.2017-09-20T19:30:00+01002017-09-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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English National Ballet: Akram Khan's Giselle
Acosta DanzaAcosta DanzaThe Havana-based company, formed by Carlos Acosta, performs modern dance.2017-09-27T19:30:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Birmingham Royal Ballet: AladdinBirmingham Royal Ballet: AladdinThe classic story of Aladdin and his adventures with a magic lamp is brought life in David Bintley's production, which features music by BAFTA award-winning Carl Davis and vibrant designs from Dick Bird.2017-10-31T19:30:00+00002017-11-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Northern Ballet: Jane EyreNorthern Ballet: Jane EyreCathy Marston choreographs a new production of Charlotte Bronte's classic novel about the orphan who applies to work as a governess at Thornfield Hall under the rude and impassioned Mr Rochester, who hides a dark secret.2018-05-15T19:30:00+01002018-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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