Dance Society was established in 2003 as Cambridge University Tap and
Jazz Society. Originally only running three classes- advanced and
beginners’ tap and jazz- the society rapidly expanded into other styles
and now holds thirteen classes per week in tap, jazz, street, lyrical, body conditioning and dance aerobics.
first show was a one night only joint production with the ballet
society taking place in the Fitz auditorium. The show was a massive
success and completely sold out. From there the society went from
strength to strength, introducing intermediate tap, and intermediate
and beginners jazz. The second production included a matinee
performance as well as the evening show, and CUTAZZ began to diversify
its activities, appearing at the Grafton Centre for Children in Need,
and performing at the Selwyn Snow Ball.
increase in responsibility soon required more committee members, so to
the original positions of President, Vice President, Treasurer and
Secretary, was expanded to today's current array of positions.
annual show of 2008 was 'Staged', which ran at the ADC. The seven
shows since have been at the Mumford Theatre, Anglia Ruskin
society is entirely student-run, with an enthusiastic committee
dedicated to ensuring that everything is running smoothly!
Classes are taken by a mixture of professional and student teachers and
are held mostly in rooms within the colleges of the university.