Sydney Eisteddfod plans 2018 Dance Events

Posted on: 8/12/2017 10:05AM

Janae Kerr. Photo by WinkiPoP Media.Sydney Eisteddfod will be celebrating its 85th Anniversary in 2018 and it has just put together its tentative calendar for this milestone festival. According to officials, final dates will become available in May after entries close and the organisation has the final number of entrants in each event.

 

Dance teachers and choreographers should take note of these tentative dates for their dancers:

 

EARLYBIRD ENTRIES CLOSE: 13 March 2018

 

DANCE SOLOS:

Once again held in the Smith Auditorium, Shore School North Sydney during the July holidays:

Monday 2 July to Sunday 22 July.

 

DANCE DUOS & TRIOS:

Saturday 8 September, Shore School - Smith Auditorium, North Sydney

* 477: Classical Ballet/Demi-Character Duo or Trio (Any Age)

* 478: Contemporary Dance Duo or Trio (Any Age)

* 479: Modern Expressive/Lyrical Dance Duo or Trio (Any Age)

* 480: Jazz/Hip Hop Dance Duo or Trio (Any Age)

 

Saturday 11 August, UNSW - Science Theatre, Kensington

* 481: Tap Dance/Song & Dance/Musical Theatre Duo or Trio (Any Age)

 

DANCE 4-9 DANCERS:

Sunday 9 September, Shore School - Smith Auditorium, North Sydney

* 482: Classical Ballet/Demi-Character 4-9 Dancers (Any Age)

* 483: Contemporary 4-9 dancers (Any Age)

* 484: Modern Expressive/Lyrical 4-9 dancers (Any Age)

* 485: Jazz/Hip Hop 4-9 dancers (Any Age)

* 487: Classical Ballet/Demi-Character 4-9 Dancers (14 & Under)

* 488: Contemporary 4-9 dancers (14 & Under)

* 489: Modern Expressive/Lyrical 4-9 dancers (14 & Under)

* 490: Jazz/Hip Hop 4-9 dancers (14 & Under)

* 491: Classical Ballet/Demi-Character 4-9 Dancers (12 & Under)

* 492: Contemporary 4-9 dancers (12 & Under)

* 493: Modern Expressive/Lyrical 4-9 dancers (12 & Under)

* 494: Jazz/Hip Hop 4-9 dancers (12 & Under)

 

Saturday 11 August, UNSW - Science Theatre, Kensington

* 486: Tap Dance/Song & Dance/Musical Theatre 4-9 dancers (Any Age)

 

DANCE 10-30 DANCERS:

Saturday 16 June, UNSW - Science Theatre, Kensington

* 507: Classical Ballet/Demi-Character Group (14 & Under)

* 508: Contemporary Dance Group (14 & Under)

* 510: Jazz Dance Group (14 & Under)

* 512: Classical Ballet/Demi-Character Group (12 & Under)

* 513: Contemporary Dance Group (12 & Under)

* 515: Jazz Dance Group (12 & Under)

* 516: Classical Ballet/Demi-Character Group (10 & Under)

* 517: Contemporary Dance Group (10 & Under)

* 519: Jazz Dance Group (10 & Under)

 

Saturday 23 June, UNSW - Science Theatre, Kensington

* 501: Classical Ballet/Demi-Character Group (Any Age)

* 502: Contemporary Dance Group (Any Age)

* 503: Modern Expressive/Lyrical Dance Group (Any Age)

* 504: Jazz Dance Group (Any Age)

* 509: Modern Expressive/Lyrical Dance Group (14 & Under)

* 514: Modern Expressive/Lyrical Dance Group (12 & Under)

* 518: Modern Expressive/Lyrical Dance Group (10 & Under)

 

Saturday 11 August, UNSW - Science Theatre, Kensington

* 506: Tap Dance/Song & Dance/Musical Theatre Group (Any Age)

 

Saturday 8 September, Shore School - Smith Auditorium, North Sydney

* 505: Hip Hop Dance Group (Any Age)

* 511: Hip Hop Dance Group (14 & Under)

 

SCHOOL DANCE GROUPS 5-30 Dancers

Sunday 17 June, UNSW - Science Theatre, Kensington

* 520: Secondary School Jazz/Musical Theatre/Hip Hop Dance Group (Years 7 to 12)

* 521: Secondary School Jazz/Musical Theatre/Hip Hop Dance Group (Years 7 to 9)

* 522: Secondary School Contemporary/Classical Dance Group (Years 7 to 12)

* 523: Secondary School Contemporary/Classical Dance Group (Years 7 to 9)

* 524: Secondary School Dance Group

 

Sunday 5 August, Sydney Opera House – Concert Hall

* 525: Primary School Jazz/Musical Theatre/Hip Hop Dance Group

* 526: Primary School Dance Group (Years K to 6)

* 527: Primary School Dance Group (Years K to 4)

* 528: Infant School Dance Group (Years K to 2)

 

Special Note: In 2018, the organisation will be taking the Finalists from Event 522: Secondary School Contemporary/Classical Dance Group (Years 7 to 12) to compete in the Dance Finals at the Sydney Opera House with the Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship on Sunday, August 26 at 2:30 p.m.

 

Photo: 2017 Sydney Eisteddfod Ballet Scholarship Finalist Janae Kerr. Photo by WinkiPoP Media.



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