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

Salsa at Rubicon!

If you enjoy dancing, Rubicon has a new face-to-face Salsa class for beginners, and it is not too late to register!  Join us next week on Wednesday 22nd September 2021 at 6.30pm. Read more

Rubicon Dance Graduate Company

As a values-driven and ambitious organisation, Rubicon wants to help recent dance graduates at the start of their careers by supporting a number of Intern Dancers in our newly established Graduate Dance Company. Read more

Rubicon Dance Advanced Training Scheme

Rubicon is delighted to announce a new training programme for young dancers in South Wales generously supported by the Leverhulme Trust.  The Rubicon Dance Advanced Training Scheme will work to enhance the organisation's current Talent Development Department and offer young dancers the opportunity to engage in high-quality dance training which will run alongside their existing schooling and education commitments. 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 Dance New Advanced Training Scheme

Rubicon Dance are excited to launch our new Rubicon Dance Advanced Training Scheme for those aged 14+ wishing to take their dance training a step further. Read more

Halfway through the internship.

Carlota’s Blog - Halfway through the A&B Cymru's Creative internship with Rubicon Dance. Read more


We continue raising funds for the redevelopment of Roath Library. This project will see Rubicon gain an additional 3 dance studios which will allow us to dance with even more people. If you would like to help us bring this project to life, you can contribute to our new campaign Brick in the Wall. All you need to do is follow this link to donate a brick to our wall and then share the link with your friends! Read more


We would like to thank those who attended for their input, ideas and support – the event was a great success. We would especially like to thank the ladies who suggested we host an online Easter raffle; this was a fantastic success with us raising £273 towards the library! If you would like to find out more information on how to get involved with our project Renovating Roath Library, please email [email protected] 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