Performance Categories


Gold Silhouetted Trio of Dancers
Name Description

ACRO:

Combination of gymnastics and dance choreography. An unlimited number of acrobatic tricks allowed.

BALLET:

Classical or contemporary ballet technique and movements. Ballet shoes required. No acrobatics allowed.

CONTEMPORARY:

Combination of lyrical and jazz technique with modern movements. A limit of up to three acrobatic tricks are permitted.

HIP-HOP:

Focuses on street style movements. Acrobatic tricks and break dancing are permitted.

JAZZ:

Traditional jazz technique and performance. A limit of up to three acrobatic tricks are permitted.

LYRICAL:

Dancers incorporate lyrics and emotion to tell a story using ballet and jazz technique. A limit of up to three acrobatic tricks are permitted.

MODERN:

Interpretive movements using contemporary/modern technique. A limit of up to three acrobatic tricks are permitted.

MUSICAL THEATRE:

Any style of dance interpreting a song using lip-syncing, dancing, acting and/or props. A limit of up to three acrobatic tricks are permitted.

OPEN:

Any style of dance or combination of dance styles. Pointe shoes are prohibited. A limit of up to six acrobatic tricks are permitted.

POINTE:

Classical or contemporary ballet technique on pointe. Pointe shoes required.

SONG & DANCE:

Live singing performance with dance movements and choreography interpreting the song choice. One acrobatic trick permitted.
Please note: If you are bringing your own mics, we kindly ask you advise RUNWAY ahead of the competition. Only solos will be mic’d.

TAP:

Technical tap footwork combined with dancer’s musicality. Pre-recorded tap sounds will NOT be permitted. Tap shoes required. A limit of up to three acrobatic tricks are permitted.

PRODUCTION:

Production entries have no age division. Consists of any dance style. The entry must convey a theme or story throughout the performance. A maximum of 5 minutes is allocated to set up. Productions are allowed an unlimited number of acrobatic tricks. Please contact RUNWAY ahead of the competition date if props are involved.

*An acrobatic trick consists of one acrobatic movement. Each trick in a tumbling line will be counted individually.

*Any routine that exceeds the Acrobatic Trick Limits will be deducted 1 mark per judge. For a total of 3 full marks.