SESSION: I DANCE

Dance is a type of art that generally involves movement of the body, usually rhythmic and to music, performed by many cultures and used as a form of expression, social interaction and exercise or presented in a spiritual or performance setting.

  • No teachers or parents are allowed backstage, except in the capacity of accompanist (which is very, very rare).
  • Dancers must be appropriately, but simply costumed.
  • Dancers should arrive at least 40 minutes before their session in order to dress, make-up etc.
  • Effects are to be kept as simple as possible.
  • No individuals under the age of 10 will be allowed to do point work in any dance.
  • The time allowances for dancers must be strictly adhered to.  Performers exceeding the stipulated time will be penalized.
  • Only ONE entry per candidate PER SESSION.  Candidates that perform solo but are also part of a duet, trio, quartet or group sessions are allowed.

SESSION:  I1 BALLET

I1.1  SOLO                                                                                                              I1.2  DUETS

Time limit:  2.5 minutes                                                                                           Time limit:  2.5 minutes

I1.3  TRIOS                                                                                                             I1.4  QUARTETS

Time limit:  2.5 minutes                                                                                           Time limit:  2.5 minutes

SESSION:  I2  BALLET:  CHOREOGRAPHY

A dance for solo dancers or groups, designed by a pupil and lasting from 1.5 to 3 minutes.  A letter from the teacher certifying that the choreography is the independent work of the pupil must accompany the entry form.

I2.1  SOLOS                                                                                                            I2.2  DUETS

I2.3  TRIOS                                                                                                             I2.4  QUARTETS

SESSION:  I4  HIP HOP

Please note:  Improvisational “freestyle” movements are encouraged in this session.

Minimum Dancers:  ONE

Maximum Dancers per group:  15

Individuals or Groups must provide their music on a CD/DVD/MEMORY STICK to the sound technician before their performance.

Latin American

Time limit:  Maximum 3.5 minutes

Duo’s

Candidates can enter any of the following styles:

  • Cha-Cha
  • Samba
  • Ramba
  • Mambo
  • Polka

Ballroom

Time limit:  Maximum 3.5 minutes

Duo’s

Candidates can enter any of the following styles:

  • Swing
  • Wals
  • Tango
  • Jive

Entry All Dances