CATEGORY DESCRIPTIONS

  • BALLET– Traditional Classical Ballet, Neo-Classical and Demi-Character accepted. Pointe only 12yrs & above.
  • LYRICAL – Expressive, yet subtle and dynamic technical dance focussed on conveying musicality & emotion.
  • CONTEMPORARY – Creative dance; can be abstract, not reliant on narrative, unpredictable, dynamic.
  • TAP – Any style of Slow, Waltz, Ensemble, Straight or Speed tap accepted; no backing tap sounds allowed.
  • HIP HOP – Street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or evolved as part of hip-hop culture.
  • JAZZ – Traditional or commercial styles of up-tempo high energy Jazz.
  • ACRO-DANCE – Acro-dance must have a strong dance element together with acrobatic tricks.
  • MUSICAL THEATRE OR SONG & DANCE – Routine featuring any style of dance portraying Musical Theatre from a Broadway, Movie or TV Show OR Song and Dance of any style with fair display of both singing and dance talents.
  • ANY OTHER STYLE – Any other style of dance not offered including but NOT limited to Comedy, World Dance, Impersonation, Fusion styles etc. ‘Broadway’ Jazz styles allowed.
  • REC-SET TROUPE – For Dance Troupes who train a MAXIMUM 3x HOURS PER WEEK (i.e. RECREATIONAL dancers).
  • SMALL TROUPE – LYRICAL OR CONTEMPORARY – Groups with 4-9 students performing Lyrical OR Contemporary.
  • SMALL TROUPE – JAZZ OR HIP HOP – Groups with 4-9 students performing Jazz OR Hip Hop.
  • SMALL TROUPE – ANY OTHER STYLE – Groups with 4-9 students performing Any Style which is NOT Lyrical, Contemporary, Jazz or Hip Hop.
  • PRO-AM TROUPES – Combined professionals & amateurs OR solely pro dancers i.e. dance teachers 25yrs&O, directors, choreographers, professional dancers, companies.
  • SCHOOL DANCE GROUP – Primary School – Any Style Dance – (K-6) Open-style dance section of any genre. Routine must be taught as part of Education Dept approved activity.
  • SCHOOL DANCE GROUP – High School – Lyrical – (7-12) Lyrical Dance (see above description). Routine taught as part of Education Dept approved activity.
  • SCHOOL DANCE GROUP – High School – Contemporary – (7-12) Contemporary Dance (see above) . Routine taught as part of Education Dept approved activity.
  • SCHOOL DANCE GROUP – High School – Jazz OR Hip Hop –  (7-12) Jazz OR Hip Hop (see above) . Routine taught as part of Education Dept approved activity.
  • SCHOOL DANCE GROUP – High School – Any Other Style – (7-12) ANY STYLE which is NOT Lyrical, Contemporary, Jazz or Hip Hop – taught as Education Dept approved activity.
  • DUO/TRIO – Any style of dance. Dancers may enter multiple duo or trio acts for ONLINE heats however only ONCE for Nationals.
  • MODELING ‘FACE OF CAPEZIO by DANCELIFE UNITE’ – Modeling competition for Dancers for the chance to win a contract to represent Capezio and DanceLife Unite for a 12 month contract.
  • KELLEY ABBEY CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPETITION – Choreography challenge for dancers aged 17yrs & above judged on Choreography, Creativity, Filming etc by Kelley Abbey – DLU National Ambassador.
  • ‘PROTEGE’ – MAJOR NATIONAL SOLO CHAMPIONSHIPS – Any style of dance. Must have competed in a minimum of 3x dance sections at Nationals to qualify for National Protege Titles.

 

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