BreakBeats is a dynamic fusion of live music, breakdancing, DJing and digital video. Devised by Charlie Barber, it unites musicians from Raw Goods with breakdancers from Urban Crew and turntablist DJ Jaffa.

HipHop producers Optimas Prime, DJ Keltech and DJ Jaffa, have also collaborated with Charlie on new material.  Live video and visuals designed by widelode.

Music direction: Charlie Barber

Performers: Jonathan Marie (Bboy Frenzy), Florent Gonthier (Bboy Flo), Semra Kurutaç (piano), James Godrey (percussion), Tim Gunnell (percussion), DJ Jaffa

Choreography: Andy Howitt, Jonathan Marie, Florent Gonthier

Video: Widelode

Beats: DJ Jaffa, DJ Keltech, Optimas Prime, Joel Lipman

Music assistant: Max Davies

Recording engineer: James Clarke, Ty Cerdd studio

Technical support: Frank Conner-Hughes, Matt Davison

Administration: Helen Bowler

Marketing: Stephan Stockton



22.09.06CARDIFFThe Gate Arts Centre
23.09.06BLACKWOODMiners Institute
28.09.06PONTARDAWEArts Centre
30.09.06HOLYHEADUcheldre Centre
04.10.06ST ASAPHArts Centre
05.10.06ABERYSTWYTHArts Centre
10.10.06NEWTOWNTheatr Hafren
11.10.06LONDONThe Space
12.10.06TAUNTONThe Brewhouse
13.10.06DARTMOUTHThe Flavel
14.10.06FALMOUTHArts Centre
12.07.07LINCOLNTerry O’Toole Theatre

With the financial support of: Arts Council of Wales, and ACW ‘Night Out’ scheme


“club culture slamming head-on to art’… a belting slab of a performance” Kruger Magazine


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