The very best in hip hop dance theatre from around the world and around the corner
Breakin' Convention New York 2013Apollo Theater (253 West 125th Street, New York, NY) Map it $15
Better strap yourself in because a celebration of hip-hop dance theater is about to descend on the Apollo and things are going to get explosive. Hailing from the UK, Breakin' Convention is the brainchild of internationally acclaimed playwright and dancer Jonzi D and features performances by individual dance artists and companies from across the globe. Hitting New York for the first time, the Apollo event helps ushers in the festival's 10th anniversary and includes a packed program of dance performances, film screenings, live aerosol jams, panel discussions, DJ demos and open circles. From the sound of things, the joint is definitely going to be jumping.