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Society Aims 2017-2018
1) Provide members at all abilities with a variety of dance styles within the category of Tap and Modern
2) Create a welcoming atmosphere in which everyone can build confidence & escape from University pressures
3) Organise fun events to provide opportunities for socialising and developing current and new skills
CLASS TIMES: During term time classes are every Thursday 7-9pm. Additional classes also take place on Monday evenings. Times change slightly so be sure to check Facebook each week.
RUTAM is a fantastic opportunity to dance at uni! Whether you have danced before or are a beginner that would like to learn something new – come along to our free taster session in Freshers week!
Why join? Dance is an amazing opportunity for you to make new friends; develop or learn a skill; keep fit; and simply to have fun and make the most of your time at uni!
Our teachers are experienced dancers that teach classes in a variety of styles, as well as in a variety of skill levels, so do not feel daunted if you have no experience in certain areas of dance. Just try something new! They will aim to improve your technique and choreograph brilliant routines for us to learn, perform and, most of all, enjoy.
Membership is £30 for the entire year which pays for all classes in styles such as:
Tap, Modern, Lyrical, Contemporary, Commercial & Jazz
RUTAM have won ‘Best Performance’ 3 times at the Society Awards for our annual Autumn Term show!
Social Events in RUTAM are always fun and easy to get involved with. We like to include all members, so whether you're the life and soul of the party or prefer socialising with a movie and a takeaway; we cater for all! This year has seen many fancy dress socials, meals out, film nights, weekends away and the Dance Societies Ball. Pictures below!
RUTAM PRESENTS: A NIGHT AT THE MOVIES! - RUTAM held our anual show on 2nd December 2016; a night of glitz and glamour full of songs from your favourite movies.
Cardiff Competition Saturday 11th Feb - RUTAM recently participated in their first dance competition for a few years which was held at Cardiff University. We entered an intermediate Jazz and an advanced tap number - dancers in both numbers performed excellently and this was a great experience, definitely worth doing again next year! Jazz achieved 3rd place in its category - we did the university and our society proud!
RUTAM Summer Formal - both RUTAM and the ballet society had a joint summer social, we had an evening of fun and delicious food and cocktails at Revolution.
RUTAM goes to Union!! 4th October: We had a fun, glitter themed night, which started off at park bar, then we spent the rest of the night dancing away in union.
RUTAM SHOW - Hope you're all ready for one and only RUTAM annual 2017 show! This year it will be taking place on Friday 1st December and will involve performances from a host of the university societies including Ballet, Break and Hip Hop, Ballroom, Latin and Salsa, and Tango!
Beth Synder - President & Choreographer
Nefeli Makridou - Vice President & Choreographer
Hannah Woods - Secretary & Choreographer
Ellie Russell - Treasurer
Eléonore Organ-Jennings - Marketing
Lauren Lemcke- Social Secretary
Alana Edmunds - Welfare
Kate Spear - Choreographer
Charilyn Ong Hui Ern - Choreographer
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