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Breakin – Broadway Dance Center

October 7, 2015 @ 4:00 am - 1:00 pm

Private Pre-Show Master Class & Discount Ticket




Mainstage Performances: Friday, October 16 - Sunday, October 18

Curated and Hosted By Jonzi D

"...a true, marvelous in tableaus and in groups as well as in successions of exciting solos. Fascinating...this was hip-hop as theater." New York Times 

From the best New York, U.S. and international poppers, lockers, house dancers, b boy and b girls. A packed program offers everything from mainstream to experimental, showcasing all the hallmarks of the genre – explosive energy, intricate step sequences, spot on synchronicity and choreography that crackles with wit.

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Sun, Oct 18 3:00PM

Family Showtime Performance

Hosted by Mayhem Poets and Jonzi D
Featuring Ahjani (USA), Street Justice Crew (New York City/US), Rennie Harris Puremovement (Philadelphia/USA) & NL2 (Brooklyn/USA) and The Ruggeds (Holland).

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Details & Tickets

Location: Apollo Mainstage

Tickets: $28.50, $38.50, $43.50, $48.50
In person at the Apollo Theater Box Office
By phone call Ticketmaster (800) 745-3000
Online at Ticketmaster.com
For Groups Call (212) 531-5355

* Additional $3.50 facility fee, online and phone service fees apply 

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Apollo Master Class: Hip-Hop Dance Theatre

Apollo Soundstage

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Breakin’ Convention Artistic Director Jonzi D. facilitates this intensive workshop for dancers and choreographers seeking to take a theatrical approach to hip-hop dance. The workshop will cover how to develop movement with character and structure.

Tickets are $30. Space is limited.

Amateur Night at the Apollo

Apollo Mainstage

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm

This special Amateur Night will feature special guest artists Compagnie Phorm, a dance duo, made up of David Colas and Santiago Codon Gras, from France and Argentina who mixes contemporary dance with musicality.


Apollo Live Wire Hip-Hop Dance Theater: How We Get Down Now

Apollo Soundstage

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Performing artists from around the world discuss how they integrate hip-hop choreography and theater in their work. Artists include Jonzi D., Antoinette Gomis, Ana “Rokafella” Garcia and Ukweli Roach. Moderated by Thomas DeFrantz

This event is free.

Uptown Gets Down

Under the Apollo Marquee

Friday, October 16, 2015 from 5 pm - 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 5 pm - 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 1 pm to 3 pm

Breakin' Convention kicks off each day under the iconic Apollo marquee with DJ Jorge Fabel Pabon, live graffiti art by Xmental artists and special performances by The Bwreckfast Club, The Floatmasters and Dynamic Rockers.

This event is free.

Breakin’ Convention Cypher Lounge

Apollo Soundstage

Friday, October 16, 2015 from 5 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 5 pm to 7:00 pm

Free hip hop dance lessons by the KR3TS Dance Company, founded by Bessie Award winning choreographer Violeta Galagarza, and a free graffiti workshop with Xmental artists. With DJ King James and host Ruperto Vanderpool.

This event is free.


Breakin’ Convention Film Screening: Flex is Kings

Apollo Soundstage

Co-presented by ImageNation Cinema Foundation

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 3pm

Flex is Kings takes a look inside the world of street dancing known as “Flexing.” Directors Michael Beach Nichols and Deidre Schoo take audiences on the journey of young Brooklyn based dancers all battling it out through a season of Battlefest - the central organizing event of the Flex movement. There will be a 15 minute Q&A to follow, moderated by Moikgantsi Kgama.

This event is free.

Breakin’ Convention Kids Dance Cypher Lounge

Apollo Soundstage

Sunday, October 18, 2015 at 1 p.m.

A lite hip hop dance demo for kids and their family by a Broadway Dance Center instructor as well as a free graffiti workshop. With DJ King James and host Ruperto Vanderpool

This event is included with the Family Showtime ticket. Adults must be accompanied by a child.


October 7, 2015
4:00 am - 1:00 pm
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