We want to see your solo routines!
Activate Your Artistry is excited to offer a virtual competition opportunity for the month of October. Whether self-choreographed or professionally choreographed, we want to see your favorite solo work. Complete competition details below!
We are offering two solo categories; SELF-CHOREOGRAPHED or PROFESSIONALLY CHOREOGRAPHED by a teacher or hired choreographer
Dancers may compete in four age divisions.
9 years old and younger
10 -13 years old
14-18 years old
18 years old and above
* To determine the appropriate age , please use the dancers age at the time their video was recorded. Ex. If dancer was 9 years of age at the time of filming but has since turned 10, the dancer will still compete in the 9 and younger age division.
Each registered dancer will receive the following.
-$25 gift certificate from Fly Dance Competition, 2020 sponsor for Activate Your Artistry
-Feedback from three industry judges
-Dancers who place within the top 50% of their age division will also receive a feature on the Activate Your Artistry website and Social Media accounts.
-Dancers who place within the top 50% of the age division will also be eligible for additional scholarships, assistant contracts and Activated merchandise.
-All solos are eligible for consideration for judges choice awards. Award certificates will be mailed with competition banners.
Each solo entry registration is $20.00 per routine.
Dancers are welcome to submit up to two routines for each category.
Dancers must submit one registration form for each solo routine entered.
Entries for this competition will be accepted until October 30th, 2020 at 11:59 pm CST. Late entries may not be accepted.
AWARDS PRESENTATION AND CRITIQUES:
Placement and awards will be live on activateyourartistry.com on Saturday November 7th, 2020 at 6pm CST
Judges recorded critiques to be sent via private link on Monday November 9th, 2020.
AWARDS AND PRIZES:
All awards, banners and prizes will be mailed via USPS on Monday November 9th, 2020.
We kindly request that all solos not be longer than 3 minutes and 30 seconds in length.
Solo music must be edited for profanity before being submitted submitted.
Submit your competition registration below!
PRESS PLAY TO WATCH AWARDS AND PERFORMANCE SNIPPETS!
ZION RUPERT "I HAVE A DREAM"
AUBRIANN LANCE "RUN TO YOU"
ANGELINA KINNEY "YOU'RE SOMEBODY ELSE"
JANNAH RHODES "DIG A LITTLE DEEPER"
HADLEY MCCANTS "SASSY SNOW WHITE"
JANNAH RHODES "COLORS OF THE WIND"
LEXINGTON PETERS "LET'S WORK"
MAKENNA WILLIAMSON "I LIVED"
AUBRIANNA LANCE "COLD HEARTED"
ZOE REICH "WE DON'T HAVE TO"
KENNEDY HALE "HEALING A HUNGRY HEART"
MASON WHITE "ALL IN"
Congratulation to all of our Improv Competition competitors!
Each submission has made our first virtual improvisation competition so special.
Thank you for sharing your artistry with us.
Join us in congratulating the following improv dancers who placed and received Top Awards.
Stay tuned for our Virtual Solo Only Competition in October!
1ST PLACE - ZION RUPERT
2ND PLACE - HADLEY MCCANTS
1ST PLACE - KENNEDY HALE
2ND PLACE - LILYA BUCKNELL
3RD PLACE - ANDREA DIAZ
4TH PLACE - MELENA BARTH
1ST PLACE - AVERY PETERS
2ND PLACE - BRENNA LABUS
3RD PLACE - KENZIE BROWN
4TH PLACE - CARYS SCALF
5TH PLACE - MADISON STORMS
6TH PLACE - VICTORIA MITHEN
Dancers competing in the Improv Competition will be scored according to the following criteria. 100 pts possible for each submission.
Dancer shows understanding of technique and applied it properly for the style shown in their improv.
Dancer was emotionally connected to their improv.
Dancer made unique and interesting movement choices.
Dancer is wearing proper attire for their style of dance. Dancer portrayed confidence in their movement. Dance is within time limit.