The Photography is stunning

What a successful festival. Thank you to the judges, each dancer, teacher and parents. The event truly let to the most beautiful photos and videos too. If you have not purchased yours yet. Now is your chance.

The photography is stunning

What a successful festival. Thank you to the judges, each dancer, teacher and parents. The event truly let to the most beautiful photos and videos too. If you have not purchased yours yet. Now is your chance.

The photography is stunning

What a successful festival. Thank you to the judges, each dancer, teacher and parents. The event truly let to the most beautiful photos and videos too. If you have not purchased yours yet. Now is your chance.

The photography is stunning

What a successful festival. Thank you to the judges, each dancer, teacher and parents. The event truly let to the most beautiful photos and videos too. If you have not purchased yours yet. Now is your chance.

A Dance Festival where every child gets a fair chance to evolve into the best dancer that they can be.

Stage Quest 2020

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Our festival teach dancers to enjoy the stage, build their confidence and appreciate the art of dancing.

A festival of dance styles

Ballet / Neo Classical (Ballet: Strictly classical ballet technique – student to wear a Tutu.  Neo classical: Still using ballet technique but a layout for instance can be done – NO TUTU, rather soft dress)

Lyrical: Portraying of lyrics in a song is important.  Use of ballet technique an advantage.

Contemporary (Not lyrical) This is a style that uses modern and lyrical technique, mostly done on instrumental music with no words.

Modern Jazz: America Jazz or Old school Jazz (Fossie) can be done under this style.

Show Dance: Including Musical Theatre and Character dances.

Disco Dance (High impact dance movements required)

Hip Hop (All styles: Crumping, House, Old school, Wacking ect).           

Acro dance is a style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements.

Tap a dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps, characterized by rythmical tapping of the toes and heels.

Categories

Category rules

  • Solo: Dancers age on 1 January. This will decide the age category the dancer will dance in.
  • Groups/duo/trio: Average age of the group will be taken to determine the age category.
  • Only 2 or less Amateur dancers can dance in a Novice group.
  • If there are more than 2 Amateur dancers in a group, the group will automatically be moved to the Amateur section.
  • NO ADVANCED dancers can dance in a Novice group.
  • Trio/Quartet – Same rule applies.
  • Duet: If a Novice and Amateur/Advance student dance together the duet will be competing in the Amateur section.
  • A dancer is only allowed to dance in their own age category or higher.
  • If a student is in the Advance level with any of their solos – all solos must be entered in this level.
  • Any student who has participated overseas in an International Competition is automatically an Amateur dancer at Stage Quest.

AGE CATEGORIES

3 Years & Under

4 – 5 Years

6 Years

7 – 8 Years

9 – 10 Years

11 – 12 Years

13 – 15 Years

16 – 18 Years

19 – 29 Years

30 & Over

Beginner

Beginner & Novice

Beginner & Novice

Beginner, Novice & Amateur

Beginner, Novice & Amateur

Beginner, Novice, Amateur & Advanced

Beginner, Novice, Amateur & Advanced

Amateur & Advanced

Amateur & Advanced

Amateur & Advanced

TIME LIMITS

Solo

Acrobatics: 1.30min – 2.30 min

All other styles: 1.30min – 2min

D/T/Q

Acrobatics: 2min – 3min

All other styles: 2min

Group

Acrobatics: 3min – 3.30min

All other styles: 3min

SCORING

Scoring:

Merit – below 70%

Bronze – 70% – 79%

Silver – 80% – 90%

Gold – 90% – 100%

When a dancer receives a gold medal (90%) he/she will be moved up to the next level automatically for the next year.

There will be a price giving in between sections during the duration of the day.  All students will receive a medal.

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JUDGING PANEL

The judging panel will consist of two local judges. 

Scoring points are given to each routine with a maximum score of 100%.

The decision of the judges are final and cannot be changed.

No Competitor, Teacher or parent can approach the judges.

MEET YOUR JUDGES – CLICK HERE

PROGRAM

View the Stage Quest Program here.

PHOTOS & VIDEOS

A Photographer and Videographer will be taking videos & photos of dancers. Parents may purchase these online

Videos & photography by spectators are NOT allowed

COVID-19 REGULATIONS

In order to keep our dancers and spectators safe, we have the following rules in place for COVID-19.

  1. Limited tickets available per day. Only 6 spectators/supporters per dancer.
  2. Online ticket sales only – NO CASH or CARD at the door.
  3. Everyone (spectators, crew, dancers and teachers) will need to do a COVID-19 Declaration, and comply before entry will be allowed.
  4. Not more than 250 people in the arena at any given time.
  5. Failure to submit your Covid-19 declaration for the dancer will RESTRICT the dancer from taking part in the festival.
  6. COVID declaration needs to be submitted for all spectators/supporters on purchasing of tickets.