Classical Ballet Challenge
Senior (15-19 years*) 1st Prize $2000 Runner-up $500
Junior (12-14 years*) 1st Prize $1000 Runner-up $350
Sub-Junior (8-11years*) 1st Prize $500 Runner–up $200
Three Encouragement Awards of $150 each and Additional Scholarships to be announced
NB. All entrants are required to attend a preliminary Classical Ballet Class and perform a classical solo/variation.
Senior (15-19 years*) Prizes and scholarships to be announced
Junior (12-14 years*)
NB. All entrants are required to attend a preliminary Contemporary Class and perform a classical solo/variation.
All age groups *Ages at 1 January 2018
Entries Close: COB Friday 8th December
Classical Ballet Challenge Senior $100.00 Junior $80.00 Sub-Junior $60.00
Contemporary Dance All age groups $50.00
NB: These entry fees include all classes, masterclasses, Q & A sessions and access to the auditorium during the preliminary rounds. This does not give entrants access to the auditorium during the Finals. Due to limited seating capacity if entrants wish to sit in the auditorium during the Finals performance they will be required to purchase a ticket.
Entry Requirements and Regulations
Classical Ballet Challenge
Junior and Senior
All Age Groups
Please note: We strongly encourage students to perform age and skill appropriate pieces. Students in Sub-Junior and Junior ages groups are permitted to perform on demi-pointe/ballet flats if they are not ready to perform en pointe.
Sub-Junior, Junior and Senior Section Male and Female Variations should be selected from the Classical Repertoire of the following providing they are under 2.5 minutes:
Diana & Acteon
Flower Festival at Genzano
La Fille Mal Gardee
The Flames of Paris
The Nutcracker Suite
The Sleeping Beauty
The Cavalry Halt
Pharaoh’s Daughter (ONLY OPEN TO SENIOR WOMEN)
Swan Lake (ODILE VARIATION ONLY OPEN TO SENIOR WOMEN)
These sections are judged separately from the Classical Sections. It is not necessary to enter the Classical section to enter in the Contemporary section.
Friday 19th January at IMPACT DANCE LAB (5/155 Melbourne Rd, Wodonga)
3.30-4.00 Contemporary Registration and Warm-up
4.00-5.00 Preliminary Sub-Junior Contemporary Classes
5.15-6.15 Preliminary Junior Contemporary Class
Friday 19th January at The Cube, Hovell St, Wodonga
4.30-5.00 Registration and Warm-up
5.00-6.00 Preliminary Senior Contemporary Class
7.00 Contemporary Solos all ages
Saturday 20th January at The Cube, Hovell St, Wodonga
8.30-9.00 Registration and Warm-up
9.00-10.15 Preliminary Sub-Junior Ballet Class
10.45-1.00 Sub-Junior Ballet Solos
1.30-3.15 Preliminary Senior Ballet Class
3.00-4.15 Preliminary Junior Ballet Class
3.30-5.30 Grand Defilé Rehearsal (All entrants in Classical Ballet sections)
6.30 Junior & Senior Ballet Solos, Finalists announced
Sunday 22nd January- Finals and Gala Performance
THE CUBE IMPACT DANCE LAB
9.00-10.00 Sub-Junior Ballet Finalists Class 9.00-10.00 Sub-junior Ballet Masterclass*
10.30-11.30 Junior Ballet Finalists Class 10.15-11.30 Junior Ballet Masterclass*
12.00-1.00 Senior Ballet Finalists Class 11.45-1.00 Senior Ballet Masterclass*
1.30-2.00 Panel Q & A*
2.15-4.00 Grand Defilé Rehearsal on Stage (All entrants in the Classical Ballet sections)
4.30-7.00 Grand Defilé, Finals & Awards Presentation
*These classes are open to all entrants in both Ballet and Contemporary sections.
For bookings for this event call The Cube Box Office on 02 60229311 or visit www.thecubewodonga.com.au/tickets/
Studios for Hire
There are dance studios available for hire in Wodonga for rehearsals in the days prior to and on the Saturday of the Challenge. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to make bookings.