CLASSICAL BALLET AND DEMI-CHARACTER CLASSE- RULES

If you are looking to enter a Classical Ballet or a Demi-Character dance in the Dance World Cup competition please ensure you take note of the following:
Classes available:



 
CODE CLASS NAME TIME LIMIT
MiniSB Mini Solo Ballet and Demi-Character Dance 2 MINUTES
KSB Children Solo Ballet and Demi-Character Dance 2 MINUTES
KSPB Children Solo Classical Ballet with pointe shoes 



12 & 13 years only
2 MINUTES
JSB Junior Solo Ballet and Demi-Character Dance 2 MINUTES
  THERE IS NO OPEN SOLO BALLET CLASS  
MiniDB Mini Duet/Trio Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 2 MINUTES
KDB Children Duet/Trio Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 2 MINUTES
JDB Junior Duet/Trio Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 3 MINUTES
ODB Open Duet/Trio Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 3 MINUTES
     
MiniQB Mini Quartet Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 3 MINUTES
KQB Children Quartet Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 3 MINUTES
JQB

Junior Quartet Ballet, Demi-Character Dance

17 Years and Under for JQB

4 MINUTES
OQB Open Quartet Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 4 MINUTES
     
MiniGB Mini Group Classical Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 3 MINUTES
KGB Children Group Classical Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 3 MINUTES
JGB Junior Group Classical Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 4 MINUTES
OGB Open Group Classical Ballet, Demi-Character Dance 4 MINUTES
 
  •  In all Children’s classes (13 years and under) pointe shoes are not permitted.
  •  For BALLET soloists aged 12 – 13 only we have a separate class, KSPB Children Solo Pointe Ballet class.
  • If a girl aged 12-13 wears pointe shoes in a duet, trio, quartet or group dance then the entry will be entered into the relevant JUNIOR class. PLEASE ENSURE THAT THIS IS STATED ON YOUR ENTRY FORM IF THIS IS THE CASE.
  • All dances in this style must show classical ballet steps throughout the dance.
  • In the JUNIOR and OPEN age groups it is recommended that Classical music be used. 
  •  In the MINI age group original classical choreography IS NOT ALLOWED
  • In the CHILDREN age group it is recommended NOT to use original classical choreography but it is permitted.
  • In the JUNIOR age group it is recommended but not compulsory that some of the girls dancing in the group performances wear pointe shoes.
  • They may be a purely classical ballet performance or a dance that tells a story or presents a certain character, e.g. animals, characters from fairy tales or similar.
  •  If the steps of the dance show more modern movements then the dance should be entered into the relevant modern class.
  • If the Demi-Character dance is danced with character shoes then the performance should be entered into the National, Folklore section.
  • Quartets will have 4 dancers.
  • Groups must have a minimum of 5 dancers.
For the full Dance World Cup Rules please click here

 

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