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Choreography (Creativity& Artistry, Style & Originality)               -        50% Execution (Timing & Coordination, Projection & Expression)        -       

30% Costume                                                                                -        10% Audience Impact                                                                     -        10%                                                                                                     _____________                                                                       Total                       -         100% Mechanics: Each group will perform a dance number with a time limit of 5 minutes. Beyond this limit, a total of Each group will have a minimum of eight (8) members. The members of the groups may be composed of all males or females, or any combination thereof. The dance number must have an accompaniment of any music, which is modern and lively. Folk dances or accompaniment of folk music is not allowed. The use of pyrotechnic gadgets, smoke generators or combustible material as props is not allowed. The criteria for judging are the following: The decision of the members of the board of judges is final and irrevocable.

. props is not allowed. a total of 5 points will be deducted from the group’s total score.d this limit. rn and lively. ombination thereof.

– 30% 1.A. enthusiasm. and initial phrasing between partners and to the selected music. Attentiveness. – 30% 1. Variety of dance positions. and general good partnership as perceived t 3. timing. Proper performance of footwork. rhythm. dance movements. generating an atmosphere and instilling a mood appropriate D. Basic pattern. STYLE. 3. and body movements through dance variation 3. 2. hand. Fo 2. to include smoothness of follo C. head. 4. enjoyment of the dance. EXECUTION. arm. Flair and accent of dance movement. and proper presentation of dance positions. framework. AUDIENCE IMPACT – 10% . CONTENT. Alignment. Artistic interpretation and choreography projected through dance movement as it relates to the s 2. – 30% 1. and/or combinations as appropriate to the specific Difficulty of dance movements and/or combinations from one dance position or alignment to anot Uniqueness or originality of dance movements and/or combinations from one dance position or al Continuity of dance movements and/or combinations to either interpret dance theme and music. B.

. e smoothness of follow–through from movement into position. ership as perceived through appropriate presentation of lead and follow roles. For correctly phrased musical selections. to include balance and centering through executed movements. or to demonstrate dance control.priate to the specific dance. ce theme and music. ough dance variations. phrasing may be shifted for momentary variation. to include presentation of dance position. This refers to exceptional phrasing which includes sponta he selected music. to demonstrate properly initiated lead and follow as it relates to the selected music and the specified dance category. e dance position or alignment to another. or alignment to another. g a mood appropriate to the specific dance category.

. iated lead and follow technique from position into movement. omentary variation.which includes spontaneous adjustments of dance pattern for irregularly phrased musical selections. but generally should be maintained throughout the specific dance.


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