THEATRE & DANCE BLOG

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May 8, 2019

Logistx: Belinda Lawley

Here I am again. A South West London girl who was fed hip-hop via the medium of the music video, an older brother and the tunes from the boot of the early 2000's Vauxhall Corsa. For all of these mediums I owe most grateful exposure to everything...

April 14, 2019

 Photo: Jeremy Gonzalo

I will always be unapologetically positive about this event because anything that claims to break norms and succeeds with bells on year after year deserves a life-long groupie. That groupie is me. It's so good in fact that I think I will soon star...

May 8, 2018

Boy Blue Photo: Belinda Lawley 

Here's a quick breakdown of Breakin' Convention for those that haven't been. The premiere in 2004 brought some OG's from the dance world such as The Vagabonds, Electric Boogaloos and Tommy the Clown. When the reviews came in, audiences gr...

March 15, 2018

BREAKIN’ CONVENTION ’18
International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre 
Saturday 5 - Monday 7 May
Sadler’s Wells, EC1R
Performances: 6pm, doors 4pm  
Tickets: Standing: £15, Seats: £24 (£17 concessions)
Ticket Office: 020 7863 8000 or www.sadlerswells.com

 My...

September 14, 2017

Photo: Sarah Hickson

In thinking about the constructs of what would make up an 'invisible man' George Eggay is everything but, as his endearing and vivid performance punched through to the audience on a Sunday night in Shoreditch. 

Not to be confused with the s...

July 31, 2017

7-10th September (all tickets £10-£12)

After a long balmy summer creating outdoor memories, seeing far too many Edinburgh previews and daydreaming of that getaway you booked, what will you have to look forward to when it's all over? Don't you worry arts fans, I have som...

May 2, 2017

 Photo: Belinda Lawley

When it comes to watching live performance, it's rare that I take a 'punt' on anything these days. Anyone who comes onto my roster of approved and guaranteed great nights out has either come through word of mouth, or through a variety show in whic...

April 25, 2017

 Photo: Belinda Lawley

Every year when B-Convention comes round, I get a sweet little opportunity to shine a light on an artist or group and dig a little deeper into their processes, goals and general excitement at being involved in one of the biggest hip-hop events of...

March 31, 2017

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BREAKIN’ CONVENTION ’17

International Festival of Hip Hop Dance Theatre 

Sadler’s Wells & Lilian Baylis Studio, EC1R

Saturday 29 April - Monday 1 May 2017

Performances: Sat & Sun doors open 4pm, Show 6pm 

Tickets: £15 - £24 (£17 concessions)

Ticket Office: 020 7863 8...

March 9, 2017

 Stopgap Dance Company

I had become acquainted with Stopgap dance through an introduction to 'The Cost Of Living', the piece that famously aired on Channel 4 by DV8 Physical Theatre company in 2004. Apart from remembering a jubilant scene set to Cher's 'Believe', I was...

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