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Breakin' ConventionTaking place every May bank holiday weekend, the annual two-day international festival of hip hop and dance theatre, curated by Sadler's Wells associate artist Jonzi D, is back for a 17th year in 2020. Featuring performances from some of the world's greatest poppers, lockers, B-boys and B-girls, the line-up for this year's Breakin' Convention includes the return of South Korea's Jinjo Crew, "experts at whipping a packed house into a frenzied appreciation" (The Times), and France's Geometrie Variable, who explore a style resembling the inner mechanics of a timepiece. UK-based Spoken Movement, which was part of Dance Elargie: Dance Expanded here in October 2019, also joins the line-up. The festival takes over the whole Sadler's Wells space with dance workshops, graffiti, DJs and freestyle sessions taking place 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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Singin' In The RainSingin' In The RainSingin' In The RainIt earned five star reviews when it was last staged in London eight years ago and now the "perfect, potent pick-me-up" (The Telegraph) of Singin' in the Rain is back, this time at Sadler's Wells. Andrew Wright provides a stylish choreography that, allied with Simon Higlett's impeccable set design, makes this adaptation the ultimate feel-good show t2020-07-24T00:00:00+01002020-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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event > Theatre > Musicals
PRICING  £15-£100
DATES  Running from  Friday 24th July 2020untilSunday 30th August 2020
VENUE  Sadler's Wells Theatre 
It earned five star reviews when it was last staged in London eight years ago and now the "perfect, potent pick-me-up" (The Telegraph) of Singin' in the Rain is back, this time at Sadler's Wells. Andrew Wright provides a stylish choreography that, allied with Simon Higlett's impeccable set design, makes this adaptation the ultimate feel-good show t... More about this event
 
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Mixed BillBirmingham Royal Ballet: Mixed BillUnder newly appointed director, Carlos Acosta, Birmingham Royal Ballet presents a mixed bill of works at Sadler's Wells where Carlos also curates a festival, filling the building with performances, artists, writers and thinkers as well as a choreographic robot. This mixed programme presents the UK premiere of Chacona by Goyo Montero, incorporating 2020-06-10T00:00:00+01002020-06-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £15-£75
DATES  10th, 11th, 12th and 13th Jun 2020
VENUE  Sadler's Wells Theatre 
Under newly appointed director, Carlos Acosta, Birmingham Royal Ballet presents a mixed bill of works at Sadler's Wells where Carlos also curates a festival, filling the building with performances, artists, writers and thinkers as well as a choreographic robot. This mixed programme presents the UK premiere of Chacona by Goyo Montero, incorporating ... More about this event
 

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