‘Breaking Tradition raises the profile of traditional English dance, music and song through integration with modern genres. We aim to emphasise the cultural importance of traditional English heritage through delivery of high quality, accessible performance and education.’
Breaking Tradition is the UK’s leading folk and hip hop dance company. Founded by Artistic Director Damien Barber, the company has developed its own unique repertoire of folk and hip hop dance fusion.
It is this originality that has led to the company’s critical acclaim, gaining 4 and 5 star national reviews for their high quality productions. Affiliated to the BBC Radio 2 Award Winning ‘The Demon Barbers’, live music is an essential part of the company’s work.