EISTEDDFOD SECTIONS

EISTEDDFOD SECTIONS

Vocal & Choral

Piano

Speech & Drama

Dance

Instrumental

 

DANCE COMPETITION

The Dance sections of the Toowoomba Eisteddfod provide soloist dancers and group dancers of all skill levels a performance opportunity with feedback from a specialist in their field. It gives the participants a goal to work towards that offers a greater focus for their practice in turn improving their skills overall.

Please read the General Rules and Division-Specific Rules carefully to avoid disqualification.

Dance Solos, Duos & Trios – GENERAL RULES
i.
Competitors in Solo/Duo/Trio may compete only once in that section
ii. Time Limits for all Duo/Trio (every age & genre): 3 minutes
iii.
Time Limits for all Song & Dance Solos (every age & genre): 4 minutes
iv.
Time Limits for all Other Solos (every age & genre): 3 minutes

Dance Groups – GENERAL RULES
i. Time Limits for all Group Sections: 5 minutes
ii.
Groups may enter more than once in each section but must have 1 (one) different person in each group, they may not be exactly the same group.

How to Play Recorded Music for Dance:

1. All competitors are responsible for providing a supporter to play their music.
2. The player is provided by the Empire Theatre, and so will play the recording through the Theatre’s sound system. It is simple to use.
3. The player is situated in the auditorium in about row five (5). This is so that the person pushing the button can see the stage clearly and know when to begin the recording and when to stop it.
4. Your music needs to be on a device with an earphone jack.
5. It is advisable to have the recording on two different mediums in case one of them fails.

SECTION DIVISIONS

PART 1 -DANCE SOLOS, DUOS & TRIOS - MAY

DIVISION 26 – CLASSICAL – SOLO

DIVISION 27 – TAP – SOLO

DIVISION 28 – JAZZ/UPTEMPO MODERN – SOLO

DIVISION 29 – SONG AND DANCE – SOLO

DIVISION 30 – DEMI-CHARACTER – SOLO

DIVISION 31 – CONTEMPORARY – SOLO

DIVISION 32 – NEO-CLASSICAL/SLOW MODERN – SOLO

DIVISION 33 – OTHER DANCE – SOLO

DIVISION 34 – STUDENT OWN CHOREOGRAPHY

DIVISION 36 – CLASSICAL – DUO/TRIO

DIVISION 38 – JAZZ/UPTEMPO MODERN – DUO/TRIO

DIVISION 39 – NEO-CLASSICAL – DUO/TRIO

DIVISION 40 – CONTEMPORARY – DUO/TRIO

 

 

 

 

PART 2 - DANCE GROUPS - JULY/ AUGUST

DIVISION 43 – CLASSICAL GROUP

Dance Groups DIVISION 44 – TAP GROUP

DIVISION 45 – JAZZ/UPTEMPO MODERN – GROUP

DIVISION 46 – MUSIC THEATRE/SONG AND DANCE – GROUP

DIVISION 47 – NOVELTY/ACROBATIC & NOVELTY/CABARET GROUP

DIVISION 48 – CONTEMPORARY – GROUP

DIVISION 49 – NEO-CLASSICAL/SLOW MODERN – GROUP

DIVISION 50 – OTHER DANCE – GROUP

DIVISION 52 – EDUCATIONAL SCHOOLS ONLY

SECTION CATEGORIES

For more details please see the 2022 Schedule on the home page.

Please read the General Rules and Division Specific Rules carefully to avoid disqualification.
All competitors are required to frequently check the Eisteddfod website for the latest updates.
All participants in the Toowoomba Eisteddfod do so in the spirit of friendly competition and enhancement of performance abilities in a forum where stage experience can be gained and learned. Competition is staged with respect for the organisers, audience, adjudicator/s and fellow competitors, thus maintaining the spirit and integrity of the eisteddfod movement.