A hip hop showcase
7pm, Saturday 10th September 2022
Pegasus Theatre, Oxford, OX4 1RE
Join us for one night to celebrate theDECADE!

Celebrating 10 years, Body Politic are delighted to present theDECADE – a new showcase of hip hop dance theatre, featuring excerpts of Breezeblocks, exclusive performances by UK hip hop’s best and brightest hip hop artists and a co-created piece with the young dancers of Oxford.

Join us for a post-show boogie as we roll out the decks and play some soulful hip hop, beats and R&B. 

When: 7pm, Saturday 10th September 2022

Where: Pegasus Theatre, Oxford, OX4 1RE

Ticket price: £12 – £15

We wouldn’t be here without your support, so want as many of you to join the celebration as possible – Tickets can be bought online, over the phone or at the box office of Pegasus Theatre.

Box Office: 01865 812 150

By gathering together the dance artists, young people and audiences that have connected with the company across the decade, Body Politic will celebrate the past, groove in the present and look to the future of hip hop theatre.

Perform onstage with Body Politic! 

To be part of the showcase, Body Politic are inviting young people ages 14-19 years to attend a week-long residency where they will work with professional dancers to co-create a brand new performance piece for theDECADE. This is an exclusive opportunity for young people to develop skills, perform on stage and add their moves to the final piece! 

22nd- 26th August 2022 at Pegasus Theatre

10am – 4pm daily.

Register by Monday 1st August.

To find out more and sign up please visit:

theDECADE Youth Residency

Suitable for ages 11yrs+.

Supported by Arts Council England, Dancin’ Oxford and Pegasus Theatre.


Emma-Jane’s work, passion and style will be a perfect fit for our urban and contemporary students on our Centre for Advanced Training and our two full-time; Access to Higher Education Diplomas in dance and urban dance.”

Viv Slayford

Artistic Director, Swindon Dance


Body Politic’s Father Figurine should be celebrated as one of the first full-length Hip Hop theatre works from a Hip Hop company based outside London that has multiple tour dates across southern England.” 

Ian Abbott

Critic, Writing About Dance

“We would 100% programme the work again it produced such an outpouring of emotion from our college students in particular and I personally was incredibly impressed with the piece and the emotion it evoked amongst our audiences.

Sally Polden

Development Manager, Redbridge Drama Centre


We’re always looking for passionate people who would like to get more involved in the work that we’re doing. If you’re interested in marketing, media or you’re an artist looking for work, we’d love to hear from you!

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