24 Hour Show is mad fun yet challenging, PLUS it's for charity! You and your team will get together on Saturday, receive a song, then have 24 hours to rehearse! If you want to participate you have to be free for both of these days: 28th and 29th of October.
Here are some of the favourites from last year's 24 Hr Show so you get a better idea 🔻Contemp 🔻Bollywood 🔻Hiphop 🔻Latin
Freshers' Show is only open to freshers. Whether you're new to this entire uni setting or an exchange/post-grad student, come along and feel at home in dance soc! There are two performances, on the 2nd and 3rd of December.
!!Sign up for auditions right here!!
Contemporary — 23 Oct // 8 - 10pm // South Quad 1
Hip hop — 24 Oct // 5:30 - 7:30pm // Conference Room
Jazz — 25 Oct // 8 - 10pm // South Quad 1
Tap — 27 Oct // 7 - 9pm // Lewis Dance Studio
Ballet — 27 Oct // 9 - 11pm // South Quad 1
For all passing-thought, aspiring, potential, determined CHOREOGRAPHERS out there!
👉🏼 7 Oct , 2 - 3 pm, Meeting Room 204 in Bloomsbury Building
Find out more regarding what you can bid for - from upcoming annual showcases to competition teams that can win you a trophy. We have all sorts of opportunities and different styles for different events, so there's got to be smth for you!
👉🏼 10 Oct , 8 - 10 pm, Lewis Dance Studio
Come along to get creative with a few fun exercises to challenge how you come up with choreography outside your box!
FOR DETERMINED ONES
Extra love for people like you, go ahead and sign up down there.
Competition Teams - deadline 12 Oct.
👉🏽 Sign up here!
24 Hour Show & Freshers' Showcase - deadline 19 Oct.
👉🏽 Sign up here!
Choreography bids will be on 13 Oct for competition teams and 20-21 Oct for our showcases.
Details coming soon so stay tuned, but for now, join us to make your visions come true!
Our two weeks of FREE classes have begun! Check our schedule below to find out when and where each class takes place! We offer classes in multiple styles at both beginner and advanced levels. No registration required. Just show up!!! Go on our teachers tab to find out more about our professional teachers!! See you all in class! For further inquiries you can message us on Facebook here!
We also have a taster day on October 8th! With just 5 pounds general admission you can meet all our teachers and try out all our offered styles!! Check out the event here! Also don't miss our FREE PIZZA PARTY! Meet us at the Refectory at 6:30! We'll all be sweaty so don't worry about keeping up appearances!
See you all there!
Welcome to the UCL Dance Society Website.
As the 2017/2018 school year is ahead of us, the UCL Dance Society Committee would like to look back on our favorite moments and highlights from the previous year. With a series of posts, we hope to help prospective UCL students who wish to learn more about our society’s offered classes, social events, competitions, shows and volunteering projects and in general, get prospective and current members pumped for the new year ahead of us!!!
24 Hour Show
Triple Bill Charity Showcase
This is our annual charity showcase! All earnings collected from the tickets to the show are donated to a charity of our choice. What’s also great about this show, is that it is open to dancers of all levels of experience- from first-timers to veterans in the dance world. There are no auditions for this show, so we urge all of you to try something new, either by venturing into the world of dance for the first time, or by trying a style you’ve never done before!
Last year’s showcase was in aid of two important charities: Anthony Nolan and Doctors of the World Anthony Nolan is a charity which helps people with blood cancers or disorders by matching them with people willing to donate their bone marrow. Doctors of the World are a charity which empowers excluded people (including asylum seekers, sex workers and homeless people) to access healthcare. We raised £358 for each charity, meaning £716 in total!
You can find a playlist of all the pieces from last year’s triple bill charity showcase here.
Bloomsbury Show - HUMANS
UCL Dance Society competes in multiple competitions in the UK every year. We have teams in most categories and both novice and advanced levels. From classical ballet to street and from contemporary to jazz, everyone can compete in their favorite style. We also compete in the solo, duo and trio categories so if your style isn’t available in the competition you can still show off your skills!
In the 2016/2017 season our teams competed in our own competition titled “TranscenDance”, as well as Get Down @ RHUL, at Royal Holloway and KCL Just Dance It! at Kings College London. Our awards and achievements in all these three competitions are listed below!
Novice Jazz 3rd Place
Novice Ballet 1st Place
Advanced Ballet 1st Place
Tap 1st Place
Novice Contemporary 2nd Place
Advanced Contemporary 2nd Place
Novice Hiphop 2nd Place
Advanced Hiphop 2nd Place
Latin 3rd Place
Solo 1st Place
Duo 1st Place
Trio 3rd Place
We also won the Best Team Spirit award! (we always cheer the most!).
Ballet 3rd Place
Tap 3rd Place
KCL- Just Dance It!
Novice Ballet 2nd Place
Novice Jazz 2nd Place
Novice Contemporary 2nd Place
In place of our weekly classes by professional teachers, we wanted to share the amazing talent we have within the society, as well as from members past. From contemporary to African, join us in the sharing of our love of dance and to have a little break from exam studying! Exercise is proven to help improve brain functions anyway, and what is 3 hours dancing compared to the 3 hours of procrastinating on Facebook you'll be doing anyway?
Any changes to the timetable will be noted on the Facebook event page! So make sure you click attending to keep up to date on all that is happening in the month of May! Also, the videos after each workshop will be uploaded there too!!
What does it mean to be human?
From the things that make us laugh and cry to feelings of love and joy, loss and betrayal, anger and isolation. UCLU Dance Society brings you “HUMANS” – a collection of real stories portrayed in dance of the things that make us human. From the simple pleasures of the everyday to the almost unimaginable extremes of joy and pain that some people find in their lives but that most of us will perhaps never know. We are all unique and different, living our lives in many different ways, but much of what we experience and how we perceive it is universal. With division and disagreement a seemingly increasing part of our current world, “HUMANS” takes a look at the almost infinite number of pathways we can be living on but how, beneath it all, we are similar in so many ways. “HUMANS” reflects just some of the things that are happening in our world right now, showing the unity that exists in our diversity and provoking the many and varied emotions that come with it.
HUMANS - What's your story? Coming to the Shaw Theatre 9, 10, 11th of March.
Tickets available now online HERE
Facebook Event Page
Stay tuned for new teasers every week! #HUMANS2017
NEW !! Final Teaser !!
The Triple Bill Showcase is a platform for dancers from beginners, intermediate and advanced levels to have a chance to share their passion for dance, in a variety of styles. This showcase is in aid of two important charities: Anthony Nolan and Doctors of the World.
We will be featuring guests from UCLU Musical Theatre and Pole Fitness Society as well as Dance Society Alumni.
Come down and join us for an evening of dancey fun!
Sunday 5th February 2017, 7:00pm
UCL Wilkins Marquee
£5 each - available on the door and online here
Hope to see you there! :)
DanceSoc welcomes you back from the Christmas holidays with a charity quiz night in aid of Beat, the UK's eating disorder charity. Join us for a fun evening of quiz rounds, a silent auction and of course some free drinks!
As it's a Thursday night, the ‘Twisted Ts’ promotion will be running. This means that ALL drinks will 10% cheaper from 7pm – 9pm & 20% cheaper from 9pm – 11pm!
Tickets will be £4 for dancesoc members and £5 for non-members.
We'll be in teams of 6- we'll be allocating teams randomly to encourage you to meet new people, but if you have certain people you'd really like to be on a team with then message our page.
Go check out the Facebook event page and invite your friends to come along!!
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