Dance Syllabus

2018 Class Schedules

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Open Solo Classes

Class 1Babies Dance: under 5 years Any type of dance except acrobatic. May include song and Dance (Nursery Rhyme)
Class 2Babies Dance: 5 and 6 years Any one dance from Classical (Ballet, Character, National, Greek)
Class 3Babies Dance: 5 and 6 years Any one dance from Non-Classical (Tap, Song & Dance, Modern Stage)
Age group letter7 & 8 yrs9 & 10 yrs11 & 12 yrs13 & 14 yrs15 yrs & over
Class 4 Classical BalletABCDE
Class 5 CharacterABCDE
Class 6 NationalABCDE
Class 7 TapABCDE
Class 8 Song & DanceABCDE
Class 9 Modern Stage *ABCDE Part A
E Part B

*On a trial basis for the 2018 festival and to be reviewed after the festival –
For the 15 years and over class 9E Modern class we are re-defining the section. Please enter either Class 9E – Part A – Modern incorporating jazz modern, contemporary, commercial styles or Class9E – Part B – Lyrical Modern.
Note – performers may only enter one modern section – either Part A or Part B NOT both.

Class 16 GreekGreek Solo: under 11 years
Class 17 GreekGreek Solo: 11 to 14 years Narration on tape may be used in all Greek sections if so wished
Class 33 GreekGreek Solo: 15 years and over

Novice Solo Classes

Age group letter7 & 8 yrs9 & 10 yrs11 & 12 yrs13 & 14 yrs
Class 10 Classical BalletABCD
Class 11 CharacterABCD
Class 12 NationalABCD
Class 13 TapABCD
Class 14 Song & DanceABCD
Class 15 Modern StageABCD

Open Class (duets, Trios, Quartets, Groups and Troupes) under 13yrs

Class 18 Duet under 9 years Dance only Classical
Class 19 Duet: under 9 years Cabaret with Song
Class 20 Duet: under 9 years Cabaret Dance only
Class 21 Duet: 9 and under 13 years Dance only Classical
Class 22 Duet: 9 and under 13 years Cabaret with Song
Class 23 Duet: 9 and under 13 years Cabaret Dance only
Class 24 Trio/Quartet: Under 9 years Any type of Dance
Class 25 Junior Trios/Quartets:9 and under 13 years Dance only Classical
Class 26 Junior Trios/Quartets:9 and under 13 years Cabaret with Song
Class 27 Junior Trios/Quartets:9 and under 13 years Cabaret Dance only
Class 28 Babies Group: Children under 9 years Six or more performers One Senior Competitor allowed if necessary
Class 29 Junior Group: 9 and under 13 years Classical Ballet Six or more performers
Class 30 Junior Group: 9 and under 13 years Six or more performers Non Cabaret Character, National, Greek or Contemporary)
Class 31 Junior Troupe: 9 and under 13 years Six or more performers Cabaret Song Optional (Modern, song and dance or tap)
Class 32 Junior Production: 9 and under 13 years (an Act or Excerpt)

Open Class (duets, Trios, Quartets, Groups and Troupes) over 13yrs

Class 34 Duet: 13 years and over Dance Only Classical
Class 35 Duet: 13 years and over Cabaret with Song
Class 36 Duet: 13 years and over Cabaret Dance only
Class 37 Senior Trios/Quartets:13 years and over Dance Only Classical
Class 38 Senior Trios/Quartets: 13 years and over Cabaret with Song
Class 39 Senior Trios/Quartets:13 years and over Cabaret Dance only
Class 40 Senior Groups: 13 years and over Six or more performers Classical Ballet
Class 41 Senior Group: 13 years and over Six or more performers Non Cabaret (Greek, National, Character and Contemporary)
Class 42 Senior Troupe:13 years and over Six or more performers Cabaret Song Optional (Modern, Song and Dance or Tap)
Class 43 Senior Production:13 years and over (An Act or Excerpt)

Length of Performance

Baby Solos1½ minutes
Junior Solos7 & 8 yrs1½ minutes
9 & 10 yrs1½ minutes
11 & 12 yrs2 minutes
For character and song & Dance Solos add ½ minute
Senior Solos13 & 14 yrs2 minutes
15 yrs and over2 minutes
For character and song & Dance Solos add ½ minute
All Duet & Trio Classes2½ minutes
Add ½ minute in Song & Dance or Character classes.
Baby Group (under 9 yrs)5 minutes
Junior & Senior Groups/Troupes5 minutes
Junior & Senior Productions10 minutes