Choreography Competition

Choreography Competition

The CSBS annual Choreography Competition is a fun event for students of all ages and abilities.

The competition is open to CSBS students aged 6 and above with special demonstration section for dancers under 6! Dancers can compete in ballet, pointe, jazz, hip-hop, tap, musical theatre and acrobatics as a solo, duet or part of a group. Parents can also take part for fun (and sponsorship!) in an adult category too!

What do you need to do?

Firstly, you need to choose a piece of music to suit the dance style then create and rehearse your dance routine on your own or with your friends. You need to hand in an entry form to your class teacher before the event.

Music and costumes

There are no regulations on what music you use for your routine, however, it should be 'age appropriate' with no explicit lyrics, and there are strict time limits which are listed on the rules (below). You can wear any costume you like to suit your routine, it does not need to be elaborate or fancy, but all competitors must have suitable footwear for dancing and be groomed appropriately.

The competition day

On the day, you need to register at the venue and bring a copy of your cut music on a CD or iPod, or you can email it in advance. You can bring as many people as you like to watch. You are also allowed to take photos and video of your routines.

At the end of each category, all performers are presented with certificates. Finally, at the end of the day there is a presentation of prizes and section winners receive a medal. Trophies are presented for the highest points in each category and to the 'Best Newcomer'. Two overall trophies are also awarded by the judges - the "Spirit of Dance Award" to the competitor who showed the most enjoyment and sense of performance, and the "Millennium Trophy" to the best overall.

Our little demo dancers will all receive a medal and certificate, while all adult competitors will receive a certificate and we are looking forward to seeing some of the mums, dads and former students take to the stage!

Next competition date
Registration times
Sunday 8 May, 10am-4.30pm Falkirk Town Hall 9.45-10am (ballet/pointe/acro/mt/demo)  /   12.30-12.45pm (jazz/tap/hip/adult)

If you need any more information, please just email us or find the Choreography Competition event page on our CSBS Facebook page!

We strive to meet the following objectives:

Promoting dance excellence

A range of venues

Our venues include: South Queensferry, Linlithgow, Falkirk Braes, Grangemouth,

Encouraging participation

At every age and level, our dance pupils are encouraged to attend, spectate and participate in a variety of dance events to enhance their experience of dance.

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