Hip hop dance theatre comes to borough for the first time

The ILL-Abilities group. Photo by Belinda Lawley.
The ILL-Abilities group. Photo by Belinda Lawley.

An international festival of hip hop dance theatre, Breakin’ Convention, is coming to North Tyneside with high energy performances.

The production is hosted and curated by hip hop theatre artist Jonzi D and is coming to the Playhouse Whitley Bay for the first time on Saturday, May 24.

The 2014 line-up includes Olivier Award-nominated ILL-Abilities, an international group of b-boys who have overcome extraordinary challenges, helping to redefine society’s view of disability, promote empowerment, and encourage limitless possibilities through motivational entertainment.

Tickets for Breakin’ Convention priced at £12 are available by visiting www.playhousewhitleybay.co.uk or calling 0844 2481588.