Thank you to all those pupils who have entered the competition. We are now organising the schedule for Saturday 19th November. Further information will be posted after half term.
Choreographic Competition Heats – Saturday 19th November
Choreographic Competition Final – Saturday 26th November at Prize day
Entry forms should be completed and returned to the School no later than Saturday 15th October
Pupils will be divided into Juniors and Seniors.
Junior Competition Heats (6-10) will take place at 3.00pm
Senior Competition Heats (11+) will take place at 5.00pm
Royston Social Club, 85 Royston Road, SE20 7QW
THE COMPETITION IS OPEN TO EVERY PUPIL, 6 years old and above
Each competitor will receive a rosette for his or her work. Medals will be awarded to the 1st and 2nd placed entries in Junior and Senior sections. Dances can be in the following categories: Ballet, Modern, Tap, Jazz, Musical Theatre
Rules to Be Followed
Age of choreographer to be that on the closing date of entries.
Each dance entered must have the music on a CD which should be handed in on Saturday 19th CD’s must be clearly marked with the competitor’s name.
Each dance must have a definite beginning & ending. Try to make the content as original as possible by avoiding too much repetition of movements or whole sections of the dance. Although, don’t attempt anything too ambitious. It is better to do something simple and do it well.
If any section has less than three entries it may be linked with another section.
The competitor must choreograph the dance. Please choose appropriate music for the dance you are doing and avoid music with inappropriate lyrics or content.
No marks are given for costume, but excellence in grooming is essential.
The adjudicator’s decision is final.
Competitors must be present and ready to perform before their section begins or they may be disqualified.
Each dance will be judged according to the following criteria: Standard of choreography, performance, originality of content, musicality, age of performers & costume.
Time Limits: the item may be less than the time allowed and must not be exceeded.
Solos- 1min 30 sec Duets/trios – 2.00 minutes Groups of four or more – 2.5 minutes
Entry fees: Solos £5.00 each: Duos, Trios & Groups £7.00 per dance.
Free Admission for pupils, parents and families to watch the heats on Saturday 19th November