Welcome to UCanDance
The UCanDance Enchanted Ball is coming up on September 17th! Make sure you check out the event page and get your ticket online or in class!
21 Sep 2016 Movie Night and 2017 Committee

Hey everyone!

Thanks so much to everyone who came along to the Enchanted Ball. It was a fantastic night and the photobooth photos are now available on Facebook.

Movie Night: Swing Kids

This Sunday we are holding a movie night showing the film Swing Kids. This will be on campus in the Living Room from 7pm, with the movie starting at 7:30pm.
Entry is free but feel free to bring some snacks or dessert to share and wear your comfiest clothes (onesies encouraged!)
Everyone is welcome, invite your friends on Facebook.

AGM and 2017 Committee

The UCanDance Annual General Meeting is coming up on Monday 10th October (instead of usual classes). This is your chance to put yourself forward to join the committee for 2017. Being on the committee is great if you enjoy organising events and developing your teamwork, communication and leadership skills. It also looks great on your CV.
If you are interested have a chat to a current committee member or reply to this email with any questions.
You may also feel free to come to our next committee meeting, next Friday 30th September, 2pm in the Central Library 906.

Annual Chocolate Giveaway and End of Year Party

The last week of term is a busy one at UCanDance. On Monday (10th October) we will have the AGM, on Wednesday (12th October) it is the Annual Chocolate Giveaway, so save the date if you love chocolate and dancing (who doesn't?!). We will finish off the year with an epic End of Year Party at Riccarton High on Saturday 15th October.


Happy Dancing!

- Loz
UCanDance Secretary

11 Sep 2016 Come Dance on Campus Tomorrow!

Hey everyone!

This week is one of the most jam packed weeks on the UCanDance calendar, so come along and have a dance!

Dancing on Campus

Tomorrow (Monday 12th September) come join us for a bit of spontaneous fun dancing on campus.
We will be meeting around 11:30am on the quad area between C Block and A Block. See you there!

Enchanted Ball

It is now only six days until the UCanDance Ball for 2016! This is our biggest event of the year and the committee have been working very hard to put on a wonderful event.
There will be a live band, photobooth, fantastic food, and amazing performances from Swingtown Rebels, Latin Fire Bachata Team, and Jason & Ondine (Zouk). Come along and dance to a selection of music including Salsa, Bachata, Rueda and Lindy Hop.
Tickets are a bargain $18 for students, $20 for non-students, or $25 on the door - so buy this week in classes or online to save!
Everyone is welcome so bring your friends, dancers and non-dancers alike.

Lindy Hop Special Class

Our second special class set of the year is Lindy Hop! This will be running for four Wednesdays, starting on September 14th. The class will run from 7:15-8:00pm, pushing regular classes back slightly.
Lindy hop is a popular swing dance style that originated in the 1920s and 30s in Harlem, New York. It's an energetic dance full of pulse and musicality, danced with a partner to jazz music. The class will be taught by el Presidente Lauren Duke and Andrew Robertson from Swingtown Rebels.
The class is $15 for four weeks, invite your friends on Facebook and sign up on the door!


Happy Dancing!

- Loz
UCanDance Secretary

4 Sep 2016 Term 4, Lindy Hop and Ball!

Hey everyone!

I hope you all had a restful mid-semester break. Term 4 is quickly shaping up to be the busiest term of the year here at UCanDance so read on for all the details.

Classes will restart tomorrow (Monday 5th September), same time and place as always - Riccarton High School Hall, doors at 7pm, Modern Jive at 7:30pm, and Rueda at 8:30pm.

Lindy Hop Special Class

Our second special class set of the year is Lindy Hop! This will be running for four Wednesdays, starting on September 14th. The class will run from 7:15-8:00pm, pushing regular classes back slightly.
Lindy hop is a popular swing dance style that originated in the 1920s and 30s in Harlem, New York. It's an energetic dance full of pulse and musicality, danced with a partner to jazz music. The class will be taught by el Presidente Lauren Duke and Andrew Robertson from Swingtown Rebels.
The class is $15 for four weeks, invite your friends on Facebook and sign up on the door!

Enchanted Ball

Our Enchanted Ball is now less than two weeks away on Saturday 17th September! This will be our biggest event of the year and is not to be missed. The Ball is being held at Brazilan Beatz Studio, 407 Tuam Street, from 7:30pm til Midnight.
For the bargain price of $18 or $20 (student or non-student) you will get a fantastic night of dancing including a live band and performances, photos, delicious food and a free drink.
Everyone is welcome, bring all your friends whether they are dancers or not! Tickets are limited so buy them now on Dash Tickets (no booking fee), or cash sales at class.

More Term Four Events

There is so much more coming up in Term Four so book us in to your diary now.

Movie Night: Sunday 25th September (evening)
AGM: Monday 10th October instead of classes
Annual Chocolate Giveaway: Wednesday 12th October at classes
End of Year Party: Saturday 15th October


Happy Dancing!

- Loz
UCanDance Secretary

Classes Have Started Again, So Come and Dance With Us!

UCanDance is the University of Canterbury's dance club, specialising in popular partner dances such as Modern Jive, Salsa and Bachata. We run classes twice a week during the university year for just $3 for students and $5 for everyone else. Plus, if you come on Monday, Wednesday is free! Concession cards are also available.

We also run a variety of events throughout the year, including our annual UCanDance Ball and a weekend retreat to Hanmer Springs, end of term parties and more!

Stay in touch by joining our Facebook Group, and liking our Facebook page.

Everyone is welcome - no experience or partner required!