PA Societies

Afrodynamix Dance society is an unauditioned dance society made up of a mixture of different dance styles; African, Caribbean and Street dance. We'll teach you to move to the African drum, whine to the carnival call of the Caribbean and pop drop and lock it to that hip hop beat. It's not about your heritage, it's about your passion to dance. One se...

The ballet society is for all those with a love of ballet. We hope to cater for everyone by providing relaxed and fun ballet classes at 5 levels: beginners, improvers, intermediate, advanced, and pointe. So whether you have been dancing for as long as you can remember or are looking to try ballet for the first time, or even if you are just looking ...

SUBLDS welcomes anyone and everyone, regardless of experience, to come and enjoy Ballroom and Latin dancing. Whether you've been dancing for years, or have never danced before, we have weekly classes taught by professional instructors that aim to get you dancing right away. In addition to our social classes, we also compete in dance competitions ac...

The Belly Dance society is open for everyone of all levels to come and enjoy a beautiful form of dance. We have two weekly classes learning traditional middle-eastern belly dancing. One class is aimed at complete beginners, whilst the other is for those with a little bit of experience (one year plus). We don't hold auditions for either of these cla...

Bhangra is a fun-filled, energetic and explosive form of dance, which originates from the Punjab region of India! We hold weekly classes which are open to anyone, irrespective of ability or background - so come along and get involved, commitment required! We also have a Beginners' squad and a Competition squad, should you wish to take Bhangra that ...

Southampton University Brass Band caters for all brass enthusiasts at the University. The band is non-auditioned unlike some of the other musical societies at the University, allowing members to have fun playing music in a more relaxed atmosphere. The band always welcomes new members of any playing standard, with all brass band instrumentalists and...

Breakdance

Breakdancing society is open to anybody interested in breakdancing regardless of previous experience. Sessions are on Wednesdays 1 - 3pm and Saturdays 12 - 2pm Both in the Multi Purpose Studio on level 1 (bottom floor) of the SU. Join our facebook group or come down to a session if you're interested.

We are the Southampton Capoeira Society, a friendly group of people who train Capoeira 3 times a week- Mondays 17:00-19:00 and Wednesdays 18:00-20:00 at the Cafe as well as on Sundays 12:00-14:00 in the Activities Room. Never heard of Capoeira? No problem! Come give it a try, we are open to all. We combine movement with a range of other things such...

Southampton University Chamber Choir is an award-winning group made up of 20-30 singers from around ​the university, ranging in age, background and degrees. SUCC is a small auditioned choir that aims to perform to the highest possible standard across the local area and further afield. Through professional direction we aim to promote self-developmen...

We are a small-scale opera company dedicated to creating full productions of small operas. We aim primarily to give performers, directors, producers and all others aspiring for jobs within the theatre or opera industry a chance to explore these roles and work together to create a musical spectacle. Our productions thus far include Purcell's Dido an...

We are a wonderful collection of lovable weirdos, oddballs, nutjobs and clowns who get together on a weekly basis to practice tricks, learn new ones and have fun. We run workshops, play games, mess around, play with fire, perform and generally have a laugh! We have socials to loads of cool places like the circus (obv.) and playzone as well as summe...

Southampton Comedy Society aims to provide a wide range of comedy entertainment to appreciative audiences. We seek to encourage aspiring young writers, actors and stand ups to enhance their creative skills in the pursuit of laughter.

Concert Band is a non-auditioned wind band, who welcomes musicians of all abilities. We play a wide variety of music ranging from  marches to stage soundtracks. Each year we do a number of concerts where we get to showcase our talents to the people of Southampton.  We also have a number of opportunities to go busking throughout the year which is a ...

Southampton University Contemporary Dance Society aims to provide an opportunity for members and one off attendees to participate in dance classes at both and advanced and beginner level. We aim to offer a safe, friendly environment for people to experience a new style of dance or improve an already existing skill.

Dabke

Dabke is an Arab folk dance that is performed mostly in Palestine, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. Through Dabke we are able to illustrate the uni-fied struggles of the Middle Eastern people and overcome hardship through lively music. We will be learning this through regular sessions where we will teach you the basics of Dabke. These are on Thursdays, ...

A place for folk enthusiasts, musicians and dancers to gather, play music together, make friends and perform to the wider Southampton student population. We have weekly sessions every Monday, from 7-9pm in 34/2019 and from 9-11pm in The Guide Dog, by on Earls Road. Everyone, regardless of ability, age or instrument is welcome to come along and join...

It's a fun and energetic dance form originating from Tamil culture. We hold weekly sessions where anyone can join, whether they've been dancing for years or have never even heard of gaana before. We currently perform at numerous shows throughout the year, where the society are able to showcase their talent..

University of Southampton Guitar Society is open to players of any ability or of any style. The society has meetings every Wednesday looking at 3 main areas - arranging, improvising and performing- and workshops on Saturdays for beginners to the guitar.

The Irish dance society is going into its third year now and is bigger and better than ever!! The society organises classes once a week for students who wish to learn/practice Irish Dancing both with soft shoes and hard shoes, along with socials, dance performances and nights out. Starting this year we have a professional teach run to take classes ...

Jazz Dance is a fun and enjoyable society which runs lively weekly classes for everyone from complete beginners to advanced dancers, encouraging all abilities! We run auditions for Novice and Advanced squad which competes against other universities up and down the country. We also perform in the annual Pure Dance show. This is a chance to celebrate...

Jazzmanix is a choral society, which specializes in Pop and Gospel music. We aim to provide an opportunity for everyone to sing Pop and Gospel music, irrespective of their musical ability and position within the university. We also wish to provide musical entertainment within the university, local community and beyond.

Kandyan and Bharatanatyam are two of the most well known, traditional Sri Lankan and Indian classical dances. Kandyan dancing is a type of traditional Sri Lankan dancing originated from the area called Kandy in Sri Lanka. It is well known for their vibrant costumes and live drums being played when performing. Bharatanatyam originates from South I...

LiveSoc are the society within the University of Southampton Student Union that is dedicated to bringing you students live music, be it student bands, gigs in Southampton venues, or getting you started in your own band. We welcome all from any musical background and any musical genres that you would like to perform! LiveSoc activities are separated...

Welcome to LOpSoc, the University of Southampton Light Opera Society. We are a friendly group with a strong community of members, regular socials, free workshops and recitals within the society. We put on two shows and a tour every year from the Light Opera canon and anybody, and I'm not joking I mean everyone; can join our unauditioned chorus for...

Ever wanted to make your friends and family speechless and walk away awed? Always wanted to make a random stranger rub their eyes in disbelief? Well in MagicSoc we see that on a regular basis! Join us in room 3041 of the Law Building(Building 2) at 7pm on Tuesday night for a night of wonder and deception.

The Medics Revue is a production put on by medics, featuring singing, dancing, acting and comedy in aid of charity. The production is written and performed by medics. We have a cast, a crew and a band. Performances this year will run from 24th November to 28th November 2015. Auditions will be during the week of 28th September 2015. We aim to put on...

Melodics, Southampton's a cappella vocal group, is non-audition and open to anyone regardless of previous singing experience, meeting every Wednesday between 6 and 8pm. The group works to develop unique arrangements of pop songs new and old for performance in a fun and relaxed environment, with a variety of games and activities.

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Pianosoc is a friendly environment for all people interested in listening to or performing piano of any genre, at any level. We generally discuss all things piano-related and even have a weekly dose of a brief introduction to a new pianist, to broaden our scope of the piano world for members for which it has not been so exposed to.

SalsaSoc is a dance society that offers more than just salsa classes, it introduces members to a social dancing experience. Our Salsa lessons are taught by professional salsa dance teacher's ranging from beginners to advanced. Lessons are of Cuban style salsa and Crossbody style salsa. We also organise an array of socials such as Latin parties, tri...

Showstoppers is a Performing Arts Musical Theatre Society. We offer members the opportunity to take part in numerous shows throughout the year including non-auditioned cabaret nights and tours to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. We also run workshops for members to improve skills within the musical theatre genre.

The University of Southampton Sinfonietta (Sinf) is the university's only chamber music ensemble that allows members to experience working with a different professional conductor each term. Run entirely by students, it has quickly developed an outstanding reputation for performing high quality music that covers a wide range of repertoire. The orche...

StageSoc is the SUSU backstage society. We cover the complete range of theatrical backstage crafts; from lighting to sound and stage work, and are responsible for providing complete technical support for SUSU Performing Arts. We are involved in a huge number of productions every year; we exceeded 20 shows last year, each with different requirement...

The Street Dance society holds 3 classes each week in varying levels and styles of street dance. We also have an advanced and a novice squad which take part in competitions at Universities across the country. The classes are open to all and cost £2.50 for members (memberships cost £10 for the year) and £4 for non members. We hold auditions for squa...

Southampton University Philharmonic Choir is a combined choir with the City of Southampton Philharmonic Choir, making us the largest in the South West of England. Rehearsals are every Monday evening 7:20-9:30 on campus in the Turner Simms. We average 3 to 4 concerts throughout the year in locations such as Southampton Guildhall, Winchester, with sp...

SUStrings is a friendly and active string orchestra which was founded to provide string musicians the opportunity to play an extensive and varied repertoire for string orchestra. There are no auditions and anyone who plays the violin, viola, cello or double bass to Grade 5 or above is welcome. We rehearse weekly and perform at least one concert per...

The Southampton University Jazz Band is a welcoming, non-auditioned big band. We will be playing a very wide variety of music across different playing standards and difficulties - if you can play an instrument in our horn or rhythm section then then there will be something for you to play! We have rehearsals once a week. These are designed to be...

Our orchestra is an auditioned ensemble made up of musicians from the university. We are made up of woodwind, brass and rhythm sections and aim to perform at least 3 major gigs a year on campus while also performing outside the uni. Last year, our venues included the prestigious Concorde Club in Eastleigh while we also toured to Montreux Jazz Festi...

We are a mixed group of non-auditioned singers who come together to rehearse and learn a wide variety of music: everything from Queen to Pachelbel. Whether you're new to singing or have been at it for years, you are more than welcome to join. We hold two concerts per year and also have many opportunities to showcase solo performances, small groups ...

The Southampton University Symphony Orchestra is widely recognised as one of the leading student orchestras in the UK. The orchestra seeks to provide the most talented musicians at the university with the opportunity to study and perform some of the most challenging symphonic repertoire. We cater both for members seeking to pursue careers in profes...

SUSWO, originally founded by woodwind and brass players at the university, performs a varied and challenging repertoire to a high standard. The orchestra gives a wide range of musicians from across the university the chance to perform in a friendly and talented ensemble. Today the orchestra has approximately fFORTY members and aims to perform three...

We provide three tap classes a week ranging from beginner level to intermediate and advanced level. We participate in the annual Pure Dance show along with two competition sides competing at various locations throughout Semester 2. We aim to make classes fun and sociable as well as providing a society that allows members to increase their tap skill...

A society to improve theatrical skills through workshops; original writing; producing; directing; and acting. We aim to celebrate creativity in all mediums of drama and to provide all society members with a fun, inclusive environment to further their individual skill sets and to form a community with a love of theatre.