Thank You Bryn Deri Primary School

We would like to say a big thank you to Bryn Deri Primary School, Radyr, Cardiff for organising a fundraising event for Rubicon Dance at their school on July 11th. The children raised £161.00 for Rubicon! Read more

Cornerstone July 2023

In July the Rubicon BTEC Students and Youth Dance Performance Group performed at Cornerstone in Cardiff City Centre to celebrate 47 years of Rubicon Dance and to raise funds. Read more

Rubicon Dance meets Rubicon Wales

Rubicon have recently formed a connection with Rubicon Wales, a business focussed on training and employing individuals in the facilities management sector. Read more

ACW Investment Review 2023

A sad day for Rubicon today as we learned that we would not be receiving ongoing funding from Arts Council Wales from next year. Read more

40 Years in Adamsdown Primary School

This year we celebrate 40 years of Rubicon Dance leading weekly sessions at Adamsdown Primary School with the first sessions being set up in 1983. Read more

Save Rubicon for the Future

Rubicon Dance has been at the forefront of Community Dance in Wales for the past 47 years. The legacy of people who have experienced dance in our building and beyond is immense and they thrive in a world that is very uncertain at times. Unfortunately, over the past few weeks a serious financial issue has been uncovered by the Board and a newly appointed Senior Leadership Team of Rubicon Dance. Our finances are in a difficult position, and we face an extremely tough few months. Read more

Meet our new Graduate Dance Placement, Sophie Lorimer

Sophie Lorimer joined Rubicon in the beginning of December 21. Since joining us, she has been up to all kinds of fun - meeting the whole team, meeting our participants, shadowing dance sessions, and much more. Read more

Rubicon in partnership with The Royal Ballet School

Rubicon Dance in partnership with The Royal Ballet School, are thrilled to announce the launch of a new Primary Steps centre in Cardiff. The first centre in Wales, this partnership will bring the Primary Steps programme to six new schools, in addition to the 28 participating schools across England. Read more

Dance Advocacy Award for Wales Wide Training Programme

We are absolutely thrilled to have won the Dance Advocacy Award for Wales Wide Training Programme, a programme managed by Rubicon since it was established in 2013. WWTP is supported by Arts Council of Wales and has twenty partners involved in the programme and a database of three hundred people working in dance across Wales. Read more

It’s our 45th Anniversary!

To celebrate our 45th anniversary, all staff and board members of Rubicon will be moving for 45 miles over 45 days starting on the 1st of September. That’s right, we will be dancing, walking, swimming or even running 1 mile for each of the 45 years of Rubicon’s success. Read more

Rubicon Dance and B.A.i.D

Rubicon is pleased to announce the start of a new partnership with Black Artists in Dance (B.A.i.D) an organisation that exists to create a physical and digital platform that responds to the educational and professional needs of those working within the dance industry. B.A.i.D aims to showcase the contribution that black dancers, artists and academics make to the development of dance, specifically within the UK. Read more

Rubicon Dance Student Selected to Represent Wales at UDance Festival!

Rubicon would like to extend congratulations to Megan, one of our full-time students, who has been selected to represent Wales at the National UDance Digital Festival 16-18th July 2021. Read more

Rubicon and Cardiff and Vale Health Charity win at A&B Cymru Awards

Rubicon were thrilled to win the award in the Arts, Business and Health category for our partnership work with Cardiff and Vale Health Charity's Art team. Read more

A big thank you to Fusion Cardiff

Rubicon would like to extend our thanks to Fusion Cardiff for their generous funding of £1440 to support our virtual online pilots. Read more

Dance, Digital and Participation: Rubicon Dance in conversation with Tom Hobden

Watch Tom Hobden and Rubicon's dance practitioner, Lucy Lloyd, talking all things pre-recorded classes, zoom interaction and how to start filming dance classes. Read more

Dance and Creativity During Lockdown

Watch two film projects created by our dance participants during lockdown. Filmed in their homes, gardens and local areas, our participants show that dance can connect even in the hardest of times. Read more

Gwanwyn Dance Day 2019

Gwanwyn is the national month-long festival held across Wales which celebrates creativity in older age. Take a look at what Rubicon got up to for Gwanwyn in 2019! Read more

Rubicon Perform at Art @ the Senedd

Rubicon's BTEC students perform at A&B Cymru's Art @ the Senedd, a partnership with Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM. Read more

Rubicon's Schools' Dance Festival 2020

Last month concluded Rubicon’s annual Schools’ Dance Festival. The festival, which we run to celebrate the talent and potential of young people in Wales, saw over 50 schools and 1300 pupils take to the stage in St David’s Hall. Read more

Looking Back on a Year of Dance: 2019 at Rubicon

As the year drew to a close in 2019, we took the time to celebrate our amazing participants, staff, and partnerships for our #12daysofgiving campaign. Read more