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DANCE: BALLET

To perform a series of rhythmic and highly technical patterned bodily movements usually performed to music using grace and precision.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

1. The solo performance must not exceed five (5) minutes. (Contestants not adhering to the maximum time requirement are subject to point deduction and/or disqualification.)

 

2. Costumes are optional but should be appropriate to the choreography performed.

 

3. The theme and/or type of performance must be identified to the judges prior to the presentation. Types include Classical Ballet, Contemporary Ballet, Neo-classical Ballet, or

 

4. Story Ballet.

 

5. The piece must be performed in ballet slippers/flats, or pointe/demi-pointe shoes. Bare feet are only acceptable for Contemporary Ballet.

 

NOTE: The deadline for submission of local registration documents is March 6, 2020. No materials or copies will be accepted after that time or at the Showcase.

 

Contestants will be judged by the following criteria:

Technical proficiency/skill                                                                             (25)

  • Alignment, strength, endurance, flexibility, coordination

Clarity and consistency in style                                                                     (25)

Phrasing/dynamics/musicality                                                                      (25)

Clarity of intent/interpretation of choreography                                          (25)