PDA Choreography Challenge

Are you a budding choreographer who loves to create your own work? Then this challenge is for you. Performance Dance Academy would like to help our young, aspiring choreographers gain more experience, acknowledgement, and support. We have created this challenge to help foster and mentor our students as they explore the art of choreography. Winners will gain experience, financial support to enter their work into competition, and a platform to share their piece with an audience in multiple platforms. 

The Details

Who Can Participate: This contest is open to any current Performance Dance Academy of Arts students enrolled in both Academy and Company programs


Choreography Details:

  1. Choreographers have (2) choices for their pieces: Duet/Trio or Group (solos not permitted).
  2. They may choose any style of dance they wish to choreograph.
  3. Music must be appropriate and submitted to Studio Directors 1 week prior to the event to review
  4. Choreographers can perform in their work 

Challenge Details:

  1. Performances will be divided into 2 categories based on age: 12 & under and 13 & over. This will be based on the age of the choreographer
  2. Routines must be a minimum of 2 minutes and a maximum of 3 minutes and 30 seconds in length
  3. The Challenge will be held on Friday December 6th where choreographers work will be performed in front of a panel of mentors and their peers
  4. Mentors will be looking at all aspects of choreography and will give a score out of 100 based on scores on (movement, musicality, formations, dynamics, levels, interaction, costuming, and performance)

The Prize:

  1. (1) 12 & under and (1) 13 & over choreographer's piece will be selected as the Winners for the 2019 Challenge
  2. Winners will receive a fully paid entry into one of the local competitions we are attending this season to display their work as well as a chance to display and perform their work in the 2020 PDA Recital. 

Entry Deadline: Novemeber, 16th 2019

Choreographer Registration

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