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Press Release: Eden Court Inverness, breakin' convention '14 AN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF HIP HOP DANCE THEATRE FRI 16 & SAT 17 MAY

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Eden Court Inverness breakin' convention '14 AN INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF HIP HOP DANCE THEATRE

FRI 16 & SAT 17 MAY



Get a taste of the action - CLICK HERE to watch the Breakin' trailer.



Breakin’ Convention, the critically acclaimed international festival of hip hop dance theatre, is back in the Highlands with high energy performances from local crews and UK and international companies. 


Now in it's 11th year, Breakin' is the only event of its kind in the UK showcasing excellence in hip hop dance theatre and Eden Court is the only Scottish venue on the tour.


Alongside performances from local crews (Butterscotch & Robbie Synge, Centrestage, Cultured Mongrel Dance Theatre, Jackin’ the Box, Jonzi D & Ivan Blackstock, TruUni Teen Crew) Breakin’ Convention brings some of the best international hip hop dance talent to Eden Court.  The 2014 line-up includes Olivier Award-nominated ILL-Abilities, an international group changing misconceptions about disabilities: London’s Ukweli Roach, a highly skilled artist and founding member of BirdGang Dance Company; plus one of France’s leading hip hop companies Wanted Posse.

Get all the latest Breakin' Convention news at:


twitter: @bconvention  #breakinconvention


breakin' workshops, extras


As part of Breakin’ there will also be a host of FREE pre-show hip hop extras taking place in and around Eden Court including the chance to throw down some shapes on the open floor with DJ Tony Thrills, drop-in spray art and tagging workshops with Graffiti Artist Barry Neeson, plus live performances and showcases.


PLUS - a group of mixed aged participants will be performing the Big Dance Pledge 2014 as part of the pre-show activity at 19.00 on Fri 16 May.  Find out more more here.


Breakin’ Extras

FRI 16 & SAT 17 MAY

18.00 – 19.45



As part of Breakin’ 2014 there will be a host of FREE pre-show hip hop extras including a graffiti wall, T-shirt tagging, DJ Tony Thrills hosting the open floor, plus a have a go floor for all ages. we’ll also have performances from local groups and a free workshop for 12+ too.

Breakin’ Workshop


15.30 – 17.00




This is your chance to learn the coolest moves from some of the performers at Breakin’ Convention!  With the workshop numbers limited to 25.




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