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Grand National Eisteddfod of Australasia 2019 COMPETITIONS Entries Open Monday 18th March 10am Entries Close strictly 5.00 pm Friday 26 April ROYAL SOUTH STREET SOCIETY PO Box 33, Ballarat VIC 3353 Telephone: 03 5332 1054 Email: info@royalsouthstreet.com.au Website: www.royalsouthstreet.com.au

The Royal South Street Society uses the personal information you provide for the purpose of competition only. Information is not used or passed on to any other organisation for any purpose. All entry fees are inclusive of GST where applicable. The information contained in this Schedule was current as 16 MARCH 2018. The Royal South Street Society reserves the right to alter if the situation arises; sections, conditions, prizes, dates, locations, sponsors, adjudicators etc. The final competition information will be published in the discipline Guidebooks prior to the commencement of the competition in 2018.

Our mission is to conduct Australia’s foremost Eisteddfod, promoting, fostering and encouraging participation and interest in the performing arts.

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Royal South Street Society A.C.N. 004 058 020

Ballarat A.B.N. 33 764 110 838

Grand National Eisteddfod of Australasia Patron in Chief The Honorable Linda Dessau, AM Governor of Victoria Honorary Patrons Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, ONZ, DBE, AC. Lady Primrose Potter, AC. OFFICE-BEARERS Chairman: Peter Zala Treasurer: Ben Brown Deputy: Sheree Chevalier Secretary: Michael Porter Board of Management Dr. Anthony Cole Mary-Rose McLaren Ron Harrington OAM Karen Daniel Virginia Wise Andrea Brown (ex-officio) Life Members Dr. A.M. Cole Mrs. B. Dunlop Mr. R. Harrington OAM Mrs. D. Harrington Mrs. L. Harvey

Mr. E. T. Lewis Mr. R. Matthews Mr. B. McInnis Mr. L. Harvey

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Table of Contents Page

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Cover

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Opening and Closing Dates

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Office bearers

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Table of Contents

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Tentative timetable

6 - 12

Accommodation in Ballarat

13 - 31

Dance Schedule

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2019 Tentative Timetable Please note: this is tentative timetable and The Royal South Street Society reserve the right to make changes at any stage.

ACU Debating Challenge Cup

29th July – 2nd August

Celebrating Chopin

4th August

Schimmel Pianoforte

5th – 7th August

Speech & Drama

8th – 16th August (excluding 10th & 11th)

Victorian Band’s Championships

17th – 18th August

ACU Debating Challenge Cup Semi-Final

19th August

Contemporary Vocal

19th – 24th August

Choral Competition

25th – 27th August

Classical Vocal

28th August

ACU Debating Challenge Cup Grand Final

26th August

Instrumental Solos

30th August & 8th September

Freemasons Festival of Bands & Strings

31st August & 2nd - 7th September

RACV Goldfields Resort The Arts for All

9th, 10th & 11th September

Showbiz Cinemas Mi Sound

11th - 13th September

Herald Sun Aria

13th & 14th September

Energetiks Dance Competition

16th September - 5th October

Herald Sun Aria Grand Final

23rd October

Commbank Calisthenics Competition

7th October – 2nd November

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Accommodation in Ballarat The Royal South Street Society appreciates the support of the local accommodation providers who advertise in the schedule and on our website www.royalsouthstreet.com.au/accommodation. For those of you who plan to stay in Ballarat during the competitions, please support the accommodation providers that support us. Scroll through the advertisements in the Competition Schedule and click on their ad to link directly to the property’s home page where you can make an enquiry or a booking. There are many that offer our competitors large spaces for rehearsal included as part of your stay, so please make sure they are aware you are in Ballarat as part of our competitions. For the first time this year we are pleased to introduce a rehearsal room directory, useful if you are in need of additional space. We encourage you to research and explore all the businesses that advertise with us and discover what each one has to offer you.       

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ENERGETIKS DANCE COMPETITION VENUE: Her Majesty’s Theatre ADJUDICATORS: To be confirmed SECTION CHAIR: Kerryn Gledhill SUB COMMITTEE: Dr Anthony Cole, Ray Pezzutti, Ben Brown, Vivienne Edlund & Barbara Lowe

Our appreciation is extended to Energetiks who are in their 11th Year of providing us with their generous support AGGREGATE TROPHIES: A) SOLO AGGREGATE ~ Winners of each age group B) GRAND AGGREGATE ~ Solo Winner Connell Perpetual Trophy & Replica C) TEACHERS AGGREGATE TROPHY ~ will be awarded to the teacher of the winning school with the highest aggregate points in group sections; also $150 donated by Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing Theatrical Dance Festival Victoria TROPHIES * CLASSICAL BALLET SOLO ~ Donated by Dr A Cole. Sections ~ 330, 340, 350 * CONTEMPORARY SOLO ~ Donated by Sutton Family Section 353 * NEO-CLASSICAL SOLO ~ Donated by Ballarat Trophies & Gifts Section 362 * JUNE PLATER TROPHY Tap Championship ~ Section 394 * ANITA COUTTS SCHOOL OF DANCE TROPHY Intermediate Ballet Championship ~ Section 381 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Dance Competition Schedule - Page | 13


* MRS EVA HARRINGTON TROPHY Junior & Intermediate Tap Championships ~ Section 390 391 * DANCE SCHOOL OF DISTINCTION BALLARAT TROPHY Junior Ballet Championship ~ Section 380 * JASMINE CARPENTER ENCOURAGEMENT TROPHY Section ~ 344 * ADJUDICATORS ENCOURAGEMENT TROPHY Selected from over the whole competition PERPETUAL TROPHIES In sections where perpetual trophies are presented annually, the trophies will be held by the winner for 11 months, when they must be returned to the RSSS OFFICE. All holders of trophies will be held responsible for their safe return, engraving and return at their own expense * WAIGHT BALLET CHAMPIONSHP PERPETUAL TROPHY Courier Classical Ballet Section 384 * CAROL TRENFIELD PERPETUAL TROPHY Courier Classical Ballet Section 384 * BEV PALMER PERPETUAL TROPHY Senior Tap Championship Section 395 * PIROUETTE PERPETUAL TROPHY Senior Modern Solo Section 386 * GREAME COOMBS MEMORIAL PERPETUAL TROPHY Song & Dance Troupe Section 977 * MICHELLE SLATER-COYNE PERPETUAL TROPHY Song & Tap Troupe Section 976 * MARQUIS FAMILY PERPETUAL TROPHY Overall winner Song & Dance Solo Section 367 * YVONNE BARRETT PERTUAL TROPHY Overall winner Song & Tap Solo Section 366 * ROBYN PASCOE MEMORIAL PERPETUAL TROPHY Jazz Troupe Section 964 * LILY PIPER PERPETUAL TROPHY Classical Group Section 940 * EMMA KATE MCGRATH PERPETUAL TROPHY Open Modern Group Section 376 * THE BARBARA LYNCH PERPETUAL MEMORIAL TROPHY 16 years & Over Song & Tap Section 376 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Dance Competition Schedule - Page | 14


ENERGETIKS DANCE COMPETITION RULES SPECIAL CONDITIONS

IMPORTANT: - To be read in conjunction with General Conditions 1: AGE The age of the competitor shall be taken as that on 31st December of the preceding year. Birth certificate or proof of age may be requested at any time. See General Conditions 2. Solos in age levels. Groups/Troupes “Open” means any age. 2: AGGREGATE AWARDS Points for aggregate will be awarded as follows: (see General Conditions 6) First ~ 6; Second ~ 4; Third ~ 2; HM ~ 1 Solo Aggregates ~ all solo section (Except Novice) are scored School Aggregates ~ only Groups/Troupes are scored 3: ASSISTANCE Teachers or non-members of groups, who are not on stage, are not to give assistance in singing to Groups or solo performing on stage. 4: CURTAINS 4.1 House (Front) Curtain will only be used for Demi-Character solos and Demi-Character duos/trios, All Group/Troupe work. No Curtain for under 6 solos. 4.2 No curtain for Novice Sections, including Novice Demi-Character solos. 4.3 Mid curtain may only be used for Group/Troupe work 4.4 Scrim curtain may only be used for Group/Troupe work 5: ENTRIES 5.1 Numbers ~ where entries in a section are excessive, extra divisions or heats and finals maybe arranged at the Committee’s discretion. Where numbers are inadequate, sections maybe combined or cancelled. 5.2 Changing Divisions ~ Once the current guide book is printed, competitors are not permitted to change between divisions of a section or their order within a division, except in exceptional circumstances. Requests for changes must be made in writing to info@royalsouthstreet.com.au and if allowed and accepted, the competitor will dance for a Critique Only However, the dance will still allow the competitor eligibility for a championship section. 6. LIMITED COMPETITION 6.1 ONE APPEARANCE. A Competitor or Group/Troupe can only appear once in any one section. A dancer cannot enter twice under different schools, or re-appear in different Groups/Troupes of the same school in the one Section. 6.2 NO REPEAT. An item by any Competitor, specifically the choreography, is not to be performed again by that competitor in any other section. (See General Conditions 1.) 6.3 DANCE COPYRIGHT. Competitors must be aware of copyright responsibilities. The Royal South Street Society Eisteddfod is in no way responsible for personal breach of copyright. If in doubt, APRA AMCOS may be contacted directly. 7 PROPERTIES AND SCENERY All props for use must comply with safety regulations as stated in the RSSS website under “Props”. Failure to comply will result in the props being banned.

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7.1 These must be made to stand safely on a stage sloping at 37mm per metre length. They must not be attached to theatre curtains, and must not damage the stage floor. See 16.5. 7.2 Props and scenery items should be kept to a minimum. All items should be labelled with Competitor’s name or Dance School and age group. 7.3 The Society can provide a small table, a chair, 2 boxes (90cm x 60cm x 31cm high) and a ballet barre 1.8 metres long. Tiered steps are no longer available, 7.4 Scenery/backdrops may be hung from fly bars prior to the section, by arrangement with the Duty Technician. (Scene cloths should be 6.5 – 7 metres in height). Intention to fly scenery must be notified on the teacher’s “lighting cue sheet”. Choice of fly bar will be determined by order of request & operational limitations. Scenery must comply with safety standards such as anchor points and fire proofing, or will not be hung. 7.5 All props, backdrops etc. must be removed from the Stage area after the time of use, and not stored back stage except with special permission from the Stage Manager. 7.6 Internal combustion engines are not to be operated on stage. If present as part of a prop, it must be drained of all fuel and oil before entering the theatre. 7.7 WEAPONS. Guns for use as props, must NOT be real or look authentic. Swords, knives etc. used as props, must be blunt and made of wood or plastic. 7.8 CHEMICALS Aerosol cans must not be used on stage unless prior approval is obtained from HMT Technician or RSSS Stage Manager. Talcum powder or similar is not to be used in props, costumes, or hair. Rosin is not to be used on the stage. The Stage must not be sprayed with any paint, lacquer, glue or similar. Similarly, no props to be spray painted, lacquered, glued or similar up behind the black curtain at the rear of the Stage, behind the Cyc. 7.9 Glass or ceramic items are not allowed on stage. 8 PERFORMANCES 8.1 REHEARSALS. No practice is allowed on stage during the dance competitions, except for prior to Championship Sections when the Stage Manager will call performers to the stage. 8.2 STAGE CHECK. There shall be no warming up, no practice, no marking through, and no setting of formations during a “stage check”. 8.3 REGISTRATION. Dancers should book in with the registrar before the start of the

morning, afternoon or evening session. Absolute deadline is 5 minutes before the start of their section! Beyond that, Competitors may not be allowed to perform unless permission is granted by the Stage Manager. See General Rule 4.7 re withdrawals. 8.4. WITHDRAWALS. as a matter of courtesy, please notify the RSSS office of withdrawals. See General Rule 4.7. 8.5 SIDE STAGE HELPERS. Solo/Duo dances are limited to having 2 Teachers and 2 prop helpers/assistants side stage; so a maximum of 4. Teachers (unless they have students in next dance) and Helpers must leave the stage area as soon as dance is finished. 8.6 WARM UP. During Solo sessions, only three (3) Competitors in performance order and their Teacher (maximum of 2 allowed) may mark/warm up quietly back stage behind the black curtain. Never on OP side stage (stage right). No Jumping allowed. Competitors and Teachers (unless Teacher has the next student onstage) are then required to exit through the Back Stage Door when their dance is completed. Otherwise Competitors and Teachers are requested to wait quietly in the Green Room to be called in turn to mark/warm up, by the Stage Manager. Competitors have plenty of time with this system, to get “into the zone” of the stage area before they perform. 8.7 ENTERING THE STAGE AREA. Competitors, Teachers and/or helpers are NOT permitted to enter through the Back Stage Door at ANY time when the RED light is flashing, signifying that the stage is live. No exceptions, for Teachers or helpers with Props! 8.8 GROUP/TROUPE STARTS. When called on Stage prior to starting performance, Group/Troupe members must go straight to their start positions. There shall be NO marking, blocking of troupes, or rehearsal whilst waiting on stage. 8.9 GROUP/TROUPE NUMBERS. In ALL Group/Troupe sections, the minimum number of dancers is 6. The maximum number of dancers on the performance area of the stage, at any one time in any one item, shall be 30.

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9 RESTARTS 9.1 A competitor who commences performing an item and stops, and is allowed to re-start the item, will receive a Critique but no official marks. Exceptions as follows. 9.2 Commencing with the wrong music may be tolerated, provided the fault is quickly corrected, and the dance has not begun. 9.3 If serious interference with, or premature cessation of a performance is caused by a fault of the Society’s management or equipment, or by an accident beyond anyone’s reasonable control, then that item may be repeated and adjudicated accordingly. See also Safety Rule 16 and General Rule Safety Rule 8. A performance-in-crisis (say injury or costume/prop malfunction) may be stopped by the Adjudicator, Teacher, Theatre Technician, or Stage Manager. A repeat performance will be allowed, subject to Adjudicator’s wish, safety and practical considerations. Adjudication will be made on the first performance up to the point of disaster, and on any work after that point, in the repeat performance. 9.4 Once a performance has commenced and the music is faulty or ceases to play the dancer must continue. At the discretion of the Stage Manager, in consultation with the Adjudicator, the performance may be repeated for critique only. 10. SECTIONS/DANCE GENRES 10.1 CLASSICAL BALLET. Shall be based on classical ballet techniques. In solos, short ballet tutus, romantic length tutus, or short skirts to be worn by girls. Properties and hand held accessories ARE NOT to be used. 10.2 DEMI-CHARACTER. A clear portrayal of a character or story by demonstrating acting and miming ability and expressive dancing using classical technique. Properties and hand held accessories ARE permitted. 10.3 MODERN DANCE shall include Neo-Classical and/or Lyrical and /or Spiritual. Not Jazz, Disco, Musical Theatre/Comedy, Funk or Hip Hop Note: 8 years to under 10 and under, a Contemporary dance comes under the Modern Section. This means an entrant must choose either a Contemporary or Modern dance. Cannot do both. However, from 10 years to under 12 and upwards, Contemporary styles are separated to an individual Section. 10.4 CONTEMPORARY DANCE: (individual Section from 10 years to under 12 and upwards) Shall include all styles of Contemporary technique or syllabi, demonstrating the melting pot of unconventional movement gathered from all dance styles- embracing freedom of space, trying to explore the absolute the absolute limits of the human form and visual expression of raw feelings/emotions. Ideally, should show the development of new forms and dynamics, such as quick oppositional moves, contractions, body rolls, shifting alignments, systematic breathing, standing or non-standing positions. i.e.: using the floor as a suspended space. Can be executed with or without music. 10.5 SONG AND DANCE Any dance style can be used, but no Tapping allowed. 10.6 SONG AND TAP. Shall be Tapping only. 10.7 SONG AND TAP & SONG AND DANCE. All vocal work must be performed live by members of the item. If recorded music is used, it must NOT contain any vocalization (e.g. singing, speaking, shouts, harmony backing etc.). No assistance with singing (see 3). 10.8 TAP. No recorded Tapping in background music is allowed. 10.9 JAZZ. Shall include Jazz, Disco, Cabaret, Musical Comedy (Musical Theatre) and UpTempo Modern styles. Teachers are encouraged in 10-U12 years and 12-U14 years to refrain from using inappropriate costuming for these under age groups (ie. Showgirl type of costume). Teachers are also encouraged to use age appropriate music with age appropriate lyrics. 10.10 GROUPS & TROUPES. Minimum number of 6 - Maximum number of 30 performers. See 9.9 10.11 NOVICE - A Competitor who at the time of entry, has never previously won a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place at any Competition/Eisteddfod, anywhere. A Novice dancer does not have to enter a Novice Section and is permitted to enter any Normal non-Novice Section. A Novice

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dancer may choose to enter one or two dances in the Novice Sections. An entrant into a Novice Section, can only choose ONE style of dance from the “Classical Novice Section” (ie. Classical, or Demi-Character, or Modern) AND/OR choose ONE style of dance from the “Theatrical Novice Section” (ie. Jazz, or Tap, or Song and Tap, or Song and Dance) Entering two dances from the one Novice Section (eg. Classical and Modern in Classical Novice Section, or Tap and Jazz in Theatrical Novice Section) would not be allowed. Any Novice dance cannot be repeated in a normal non-Novice Section. Competitors entered in a Championship Section cannot enter a Novice Section. 11 SPECIAL EFFECTS 11.1 Special lighting, scrim curtain, or other effects only to be used for Groups or Troupes. 11.2 Special lighting by Theatre Technician must have prior arrangement by way of Lighting Forms or Plotting Sessions, organised within guidelines set out with lighting information to Teachers. If a Lighting Form is not submitted only standard lighting (as per solos) will be provided. 11.3 Protected lights may be attached to Competitors’ scenery and backdrops, but not to theatre curtains. 11.4 Naked flames, fuel lamps, lighted cigarettes, fireworks or apparatus capable of causing fire or smoke are NOT permitted. Approved smoke machines accepted. See 12.5. 11.5 Smoke/fog may be used, but only if modern, safe, water-based "fog fluid" is used. Smoke machine may be hired from RSSS. Safety is paramount in whatever you do. 11.6 Bubble or snow generators are not allowed. 11.7 Helium balloons are not permitted. 11.8 DATA LIGHT PROJECTOR (DLP) is available for use in Group/Troupe Sections. Hired from RSSS. Teachers must provide their own operator. The RSSS laptop computer must be used. Images to be provided on a dedicated CD, DVD or USB memory stick, and must be programmed to play as a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation. Only one item on each CD etc., to be presented. Audio may also be submitted on the same device as the PowerPoint presentation; CD, DVD or USB; but must be checked by a Theatre Technician during a pre-booked plotting session. In addition, a separate copy of the music must be provided as a backup. It would be wise to have a backup CD. 12 STAGE AREA 12.1 AREA: The performing area of the stage is approximately 8.5m wide by 9.28 m deep (for Solos) or 10.81m deep (for Troupes). Stage slopes towards the audience at 37mm per metre length. Height to below borders (top curtains) is 5 metres; to middle positions of fly bar is 6 metres. 12.2 ORCHESTRA PIT: The area from the front curtain to the edge of the stage is 800mm. An orchestra pit lies across the front of the stage and it has a drop of 900mm to a solid surface. There shall be NO jumping into the orchestra pit as part of any performance. The pit may be covered by an extended stage. This extension is not suitable for performance. 13 MUSIC PLAYER 13.1 A CD player operator will be provided for you. CDs must be named and handed in at time of Registration, or to the Operator by the Teacher before the performance. . Do NOT put stick-on labels on the actual disc. There should be only 1 track per CD. Multiple CDs cannot be played for one performance item. Back-up music may be on CD or USB, but NOT digital music devices (eg: iPod, iPad, Lap Tops or smart phones). 13.2 There will be a duplicate TASCAM CD player with headphones, identical to the one used side-stage, operational at all times in the Green Room for Competitors/Teachers to check music. 13.3 Music recordings must be made with a good quality programme on good quality CDs, preferably using wav, mp2, or mp3 file formats. Make sure your recording is ‘finalised’. Please note that iPods, iPads, Lap Tops or smart phones CANNOT be used. 13.4 VOLUME. The Stage Manager and/or the Duty Technician shall have the right to limit the volume level of the music to a safe level. See General Rule 3.6.

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14. TIME LIMITS 14.1 Performance time is taken from the start of correct music or movement of the Competitor (whichever occurs first) until the Competitor stops dancing, leaves the stage or the curtain falls (whichever occurs first). Timing does not include the reverence or tag. 14.2 Novice solos – 3 minutes maximum 14.3 Tap solo, duo and trio - 2.5 minutes maximum. 14.4 All other dance styles - solo, duo and trio - 3 minutes maximum. 14.5 Song and Dance, Song and Tap - solo, duo, trio - 4 minutes maximum. 14.6 Special Tap Solo - Championships (Sections 390, 391, 394, 395) - 4 minutes maximum. 14.7 Groups and Troupes - all styles - 5 minutes maximum. 14.8 Preparation Time: Time allowed to prepare the Stage is limited to 1 minute for all Solos, Duos, Trios, Groups and Troupes. Note rule 9.8. All Groups and Troupes have a maximum of STRICTLY 5 minutes set up time. Have Prop helpers ready to set up, dismantle and exit stage area quickly. Maximum of 4 teachers (including assistants). 14.9 No children unless in current performance item, NO babes in arms, pushers, prams allowed backstage at any time. 15 SAFETY 15.1 ELECTRICALS All leads, appliances, lights and stage prop lighting for use on 240 volts within the Theatre, must have a current safety compliance tag. This includes any 240 volt circuit supplied by a battery inverter, and any electrical item used in the dressing rooms (e.g. Hair straighteners, curling wands, Hair dryers, portable CD players). (In service safety inspections and testing to Australian Standard 3760, can be performed by your local A or B Grade Electrician). See General Rule 5.7. Any batteries used in a performance, must be sealed and unspillable. 15.2 STAGE AWARENESS. See dance rules 8.1, and 9.2. 15.3 DANCE SAFETY. Performances should be designed to be safe for everyone. Safety concerns will over-ride all Competition Rule. Performances will be stopped or disallowed if safety is deemed inadequate as determined by the Duty Theatre Technician, Adjudicator, or Stage Manager. Any potentially unsafe choreographic movement (e.g. aerials, lifts, etc) may have an on-stage practice, by request to/of, and under the supervision of the Duty Technical Supervisor or the Stage Manager. See General Rule 8.1 through to 8.8. 15.4 DANGEROUS DANCING. Any dance requiring the use of wheels (eg bicycles, tricycles, scooters, skateboards, roller-skates, etc, mobile props), balls, ladders, throwing of items and any performance in front of the house curtain, must have a “Risk Assessment” form completed and lodged with RSSS office by or before 2 weeks prior to the start of the dance competition. Non-compliance may result in these props or items being banned. Forms are available on the RSSS website. 15.5 PROPS. Props must be designed for use on a sloping stage (37mm per metre), and to enable the use of sandbags for hold-down. Glass electrical globes, and electrical wiring, must be recessed or caged or protected to prevent damage or being touched. Ladders must be industrial and a Competitor (Soloist or a Group/Troupe member) can only climb the first two steps. In Troupes, higher climbs require support, Risk Assessment Forms and approval. The Society will provide one industrial A frame ladder. 15.8 THEATRE REQUIREMENTS. All Teachers/Competitors, whether Solos or Groups/Troupes, performing must read “Theatre Rules” and the “Risk Assessment Checklist” on the RSSS website Competition Page and act where relevant: http://royalsouthstreet.com.au/competition/dance/. 15.9 DRESSING ROOMS. Competitors must change in their designated Dressing Room; No public area is to be used for changing. Dressing Rooms are to be left neat and tidy. Rubbish is to be placed in bins provided.

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15.10 VANDALISM. There is to be NO graffiti, wanton damage, defacing of furniture or fixtures any act of vandalism made to Dressing Rooms, Auditorium or any part of the Theatre. Dance Teachers are requested to address this issue with their students prior to the competition. The consequence of any act of vandalism may result in offending Competitor(s) and/or the Dance School involved, being disqualified from the Competition, with costs of repair or damage applied

SECTIONS NOVICE A Competitor who at the time of entry has never previously won a 1 st, 2nd or 3rd place at any Competition/Eisteddfod, anywhere. A Novice dancer does not have to enter a Novice Section and is permitted to enter any normal non-Novice Section. A Novice dancer may choose to enter one or two dances in the Novice Sections. An entrant into a Novice Section, can only choose ONE style of dance from the “Classical Novice Section” (ie. Classical, or DemiCharacter, or Modern) AND/OR choose ONE style of dance from the “Theatrical Novice Section” (ie. Jazz, or Tap, or Song and Tap, or Song and Dance). Entering two dances from the one Novice Section (eg. Classical and Modern in Classical Novice Section, or Tap and Jazz in Theatrical Novice Section) would not be allowed. Competitors entered in a Championship Section cannot enter a Novice Section. A novice dance cannot be repeated in any other normal non-Novice Section.

300 Novice Classical Solo 6 Years to Under 8 May be Classical, Demi Character or Modern First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 301 Novice Theatrical Solo 6 Years to Under 8 May be Jazz, Tap, Song and Tap or Song and Dance First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 302 Novice Classical Solo 8 Years to Under 10

May be Classical, Demi Character or Modern First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 303 Novice Theatrical Solo 8 Years to Under 10 May be Jazz, Tap, Song and Tap or Song and Dance First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 304 Novice Classical Solo 10 Years to Under 12 May be Classical, Demi Character or Modern First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 305 Novice Theatrical Solo 10 Years to Under 12 May be Jazz, Tap, Song and Tap or Song and Dance First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25

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UNDER 6 YEARS 315 Tap Solo Under 6 years First $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 317 Song and Dance/Tap Solo Under 6 Years First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 318 Solo Under 6 years May be Classical, Demi-Character, Modern, Jazz or Musical Theatre. First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third Medals. Entry $25 6 YEARS TO UNDER 8 320 Classical Ballet Solo Sponsored by: The Academy of Classical Ballet Ballarat First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $30 321 Demi-Character Solo First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third Medals. Entry $25 322 Modern Solo First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 324 Jazz Solo First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 325 Tap Solo First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 326 Song & Tap Solo First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 327 Song & Dance Solo First, $15 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25

8 YEARS TO UNDER 10 330 Classical Ballet Solo Trophies gift of Dr A Cole First, Second & Third: Trophies.

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332 Modern Solo 8 Years to Under 10 First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 334 Jazz Solo 8 Years to Under 10 First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 335 Tap Solo 8 Years to Under 10 First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 336 Song & Tap Solo 8 Years to Under 10 First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 337 Song & Dance Solo 8 Years to Under 10 First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 10 YEARS AND UNDER 12 340 Classical Ballet Solo Trophies gift of Dr A Cole First, Second, Third: Trophies. Entry $30 341 Demi-Character Solo First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 342 Modern Solo First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 343 344

Contemporary Solo First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 Jazz Solo Jasmine Carpenter Encouragement Trophy First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25

345 Tap Solo First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 346 Song & Tap Solo First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 347 Song & Dance Solo First, $20 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25

12 YEARS TO UNDER 14 350 Classical Ballet Solo First, Second, Third: Trophies. Entry $30 Trophies a gift of Dr. A. Cole, all divisions

351 Demi-Character Solo First, $25 & Medal, Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25

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352 Neo-Classical Solo A dancer may enter 352 AND 353 First, $25 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 353 Contemporary Solo A dancer may enter 352 AND 353. First trophy; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 Trophies a gift of Sutton family, all divisions 354 Jazz Solo First, $25 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 355 Tap Solo First, $25 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 356 Song & Tap Solo First, $25 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 357 Song & Dance Solo First, $25 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25

14 years & Under 16 360 Classical Ballet Solo This dance cannot be repeated in section 384. First, $30 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $35 BALLARAT ARTS FOUNDATION ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD One award of $100 will be presented to the competitor with the highest points across all divisions in section 360, 14 – U16 years Classical Solo who lives within a 75km radius of Ballarat and who is worthy of encouragement. 361 Demi-Character Solo First, $30 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $25 362 Neo-Classical Solo A dancer may enter 362 AND 363 First Trophy; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $27 Trophies a gift of Ballarat Trophies & Gifts, all divisions

363 Contemporary Solo A dancer may enter 362 AND 363. First, $30 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $27 364 Jazz Solo First, $30 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $27

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365 Tap Solo First, $30 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $27 366 Song & Tap Solo First, $30 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $27 The overall winner will receive the Yvonne Barrett Perpetual Trophy. 367 Song & Dance Solo First, $30 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $27 The overall winner will receive the Marquis Family Perpetual Trophy. 16 YEARS AND OVER 370 Classical Ballet Solo This dance cannot be repeated in section 384. First, $40 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $36 BALLARAT ARTS FOUNDATION ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD One award of $100 will be presented to the competitor with the highest points across all Divisions in section 370, 16 years and over Classical Solo who lives within a 75km radius of Ballarat and who is worthy of encouragement. 371 Demi Character Solo First, $40 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $28 372 Neo-Classical Solo First, $40 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $28 373 Contemporary Solo This dance cannot be repeated in section 384. First, $40 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $28 374 Jazz Solo First, $40 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $28 375 Tap Solo First, $40 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $28

376 Song & Tap Solo Winner will be presented with Barbara Lynch Perpetual Memorial Trophy. Second & Third trophies. Generously donated by former student of Barbara lynch, Fenella-Anne D’Cruz-Duncan Entry $28 377 Song & Dance Solo First, $40 & Medal; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $28

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DUO OR TRIO SECTIONS Dancers may enter one dance in the ‘Classical’ section and one dance in the ‘Theatrical’ section. Time Limits see Dance Rule 15. 440 Classical Ballet Duo/Trio Under 13 Years May be a Classical or Demi-Character or Modern dance. First, $30 & Medals; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $28 448 Theatrical Duo or Trio Under 13 Years May be a Jazz, or Tap, or Song & Tap or Song & Dance First, $30 & Medals; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $28 470 Classical Ballet Duo or Trio Open May be a Classical or Demi-Character or Modern dance. First, $50 & Medals; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $30 478 Theatrical Duo or Trio Open May be a Jazz or Tap or Song & Tap or Song & Dance. First, $50 & Medals; Second & Third, Medals. Entry $30 CHAMPIONSHIP & SPECIALITY ITEMS & SPECIALITY ITEMS Energetiks Vouchers to the value of 1st prize money kindly donated to 1st prize winners by Energetiks 380 Ballarat Ballet Guild Junior Ballet Championship Solo Under 12 Years Competitors must compete in at least two other solo sections, one of which must be a Classical solo, and must not repeat the dances of the other sections. One Classical solo only to be performed. First, $60; Second, $40; Third $20. The winner will also receive a trophy donated by the Dance School of Distinction Ballarat. Entry $40 381 Intermediate Ballet Championship Solo 12 years to Under 14 Competitors must compete in a least two other solo sections, once of which must be a Classical solo and must not repeat the dancers of the other sections. One classical solo only to be performed. The winner will receive a trophy generously donated by Anita Coutts School of Dance. First: $200 + Trophy; Second $70 + Medal; Third $50 + Medal. Entry $45

390 Junior Tap Championship Solo Under 12 Years Competitors should perform in at least two other solo sections, one of which must be a Tap solo, and not repeat the dances of the other sections. This dance shall incorporate slow, and speed tapping without leaving the stage. First, $60; Second, $40 & Medal; Third, $20 & Medal. The winner will also be awarded a trophy, gift of Mr & Mrs R. Harrington in memory of Mrs Eva Harrington. Entry $40 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Dance Competition Schedule - Page | 25


391 Intermediate Tap Championship Solo 12 to Under 14 Years Competitors should perform in at least two other solo sections during this competition, one of which must be a Tap solo, and not repeat the dances of the other sections. This dance shall incorporate slow, and speed tapping without leaving the stage. First, $200; Second, $70 & Medal; Third, $50 & Medal. The winner will also be awarded a trophy, gift of Mr & Mrs R. Harrington in memory of Mrs Eva Harrington. Entry $45 392 UFS Dispensaries Senior Theatrical Championship Solo 14 Years and Over Competitors should perform in at least two other solo sections during this competition, and must not repeat the dances of the other sections. Competitors will perform two dances.Tap solo, any style and (b) Song and Dance (no tapping) or Jazz (as defined in 11.8). Prize money gift of UFS Dispensaries Ballarat First, $350; Second, $80 & Medal; Third, $50 & Medal. The winner will repeat the performance during the evening of the final Saturday. Entry $48 394 Advanced Tap Championship Solo 14 to Under 16 Years Competitors should perform in at least two other solo sections; one of which must be a Tap solo; during this competition, and not repeat the dances of the other sections. This dance shall incorporate slow, and speed tapping without leaving the stage. First, $150 & the June Plater Cup; Second, $70 & Medal; Third, $50 & Medal. Entry $40 395 UFS Dispensaries Senior Tap Championship Solo 16 Years and Over Competitors should perform in at least two other solo sections during this competition, and not repeat the dances of the other sections. This dance shall incorporate slow, and speed tapping without leaving the stage. Prize money gift of UFS Dispensaries Ballarat. First, $200; Second, $70 & Medal; Third, $50 & Medal. The winner will also receive the Palmer Perpetual Trophy. Entry $40 386 Pirouette Modern Solo 14 Years and Over Dancers must also compete in either 372 OR 373 (or both) if 16 years and older, or; 362 OR 363 (or both) if under 16 years of age. The competitor cannot repeat a dance from either section. This solo may be any Modern style. First $100 & Trophy; Second, $50 & Medal; Third, $25 & Medal. The winner of this item will receive the Pirouette Perpetual Trophy to be held for one year and a replica to retain. Entry $40 384 Courier Classical Ballet Solo Championship 14 Years and Over This section is open to any dancer. To qualify dancers must also compete in an appropriate age Classical Solo section. Competitors will perform one Classical Solo. This dance cannot be performed or repeated in any other section. First, $1,000 & Trophy; Second, $200 & Medal; Third, $100 & Medal. The winner of this section will have their name inscribed on "The Waight Ballet Championship Perpetual Trophy" and receive a replica of the trophy and will 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Dance Competition Schedule - Page | 26


also receive "The Carol Trenfield Perpetual Trophy". The winner will repeat his or her performance during the evening of the final Saturday. Entry $50

GROUPS & TROUPES UNDER 8 YEARS 920 Classical Group May be Classical, Demi-Character or Modern dance. First, $50; Second, $35; Third $15. Entry $35 928 Theatrical Troupe May be Tap, Jazz, Song & Tap/Dance. First, $50; Second, $35; Third $15. Entry $35 UNDER 10 YEARS 930 Classical Group May be Classical or Demi-Character First, $60; Second, $35; Third, $15. Entry $35

932 Modern Group Under 10 Years First, $60; Second, $35; Third, $15. Entry $35 934 Jazz Troupe Under 10 Years First, $60; Second, $35; Third, $15. Entry $35 938 Theatrical Troupe Under 10 Years May be Tap, Song & Tap or Song & Dance. First, $60; Second, $35; Third, $15. Entry $35 UNDER 13 YEARS 940 Classical Ballet Group The winner will also receive the Lily Piper Perpetual Trophy. Prize money gift of Dr.A Cole First, $75; Second, $50; Third, $40. Entry $40 942 Modern Group First, $75; Second, $50; Third, $40. Entry $40 944 Jazz Troupe First, $75; Second, $50; Third, $40. Entry $40 945 Tap Troupe First, $75; Second, $50, Third, $40. Entry $40 946 Song & Tap Troupe First, $75; Second, $50; Third, $40. Entry $40 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Dance Competition Schedule - Page | 27


947 Song & Dance Troupe First, $75; Second, $50; Third, $40. Entry $40 950 Junior Masterclass – Entry $20 See details on last page UNDER 17 YEARS 960 Classical Ballet Group Under 17 Years First, $90; Second, $60; Third, $50. Entry $42 962 Modern Group Under 17 Years First, $90; Second, $60; Third, $50. Entry $42 963 Contemporary Group Under 17 Years For Contemporary style only. First, $90; Second, $60; Third, $50. Entry $42 964 Jazz Troupe Under 17 Years First, $100; Second, $60; Third, $50. Entry $42 The winner will also receive the Robyn Pascoe Memorial Perpetual Trophy 965 Tap Troupe Under 17 Years First, $90; Second, $60; Third, $50. Entry $42 966 Song & Tap Troupe Under 17 Years First, $90; Second, $60; Third, $50. Entry $42 967 Song & Dance Troupe Under 17 Years First, $90; Second, $60; Third, $50. Entry $42 OPEN 970 Classical Ballet Group First, $100; Second, $70; Third, $60. Entry $42 972 Modern Group May be any Modern style except Contemporary First, $100; Second, $70; Third, $60. The winner will receive the Emma Kate McGrath Perpetual Trophy. Trophy generously provided by the Dance School of Distinction in memory of Emma, a former student, who passed away in 2017 from Meningococcal disease. Emma loved dancing in this section. Entry $42 973 Contemporary Group For Contemporary style only First, $100; Second, $70; Third, $60. Entry $42

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974 Jazz Troupe Money donated anonymously by a friend of South Street. ”A special thankyou to all the RSSS Volunteers without you there would be no Competitions”. First, $100; Second, $70; Third, $60. Entry $42 975 Tap Troupe First, $100; Second, $70; Third, $60. Entry $42 976 Song & Tap Troupe First, $100; Second, $70; Third, $60. Entry $42

977 Song & Dance Troupe Winner of this section will hold the Graeme Coombs Perpetual Trophy. Gift of Rikk Coombs in memory of his father Graeme and all his achievements in the world of theatre. First, $100; Second, $70; Third, $60. Entry $42 978 BLOC Music Theatre Inc Broadway Troupe This dance must be from a musical or show that has appeared on Broadway (USA). No singing allowed. First, $100; Second, $70; Third, $60. Prize money for this section is kindly donated by BLOC Music Theatre Inc. Entry $42 979 Hip Hop/Funk Troupe First, $100; Second, $70; Third, $60. Entry $42 Master Classes After the success of the Masterclasses in 2018 the Dance Committee of RSSS is pleased to advise that a Junior and Senior Masterclass will be conducted for students competing in the 2019 RSSS Competition season. 950 ~ Junior Masterclass ~ 12 years & under 980 ~ Senior Masterclass ~ 13 year & Over

Entry fee $20 Royal South Street will again donate the proceeds raised from the Master Classes to 4EK in honour of Emma-Kate who lost her life at 19 years to the meningococcal septicaemia strain W. The 4EK foundation is exploring ways to help children and families affected by the deadly bacterial infection.

Energetiks Dance for Life * Time limit for Solos as per rule 15 in special conditions * Age Limit from 14years & Over * “Dance for Life” invitees eligible from all genres * Entrants to be invited to enter once solos are complete. RSSS Staff will personally invite competitors to perform at the conclusion of the 16 year & over age group. * There will be no entry fee for invited competitors to enter 2019 Royal South Street Eisteddfod Dance Competition Schedule - Page | 29


* Entrants must have a won a 1st place in that Solo genre at the 2019 RSSS Competition. Must perform their winning item; (eg: Classical, Demi-Character, Song & Dance etc.) however competitors who win more than one item can choose which dance they perform. * Competitors may NOT repeat their Championship dance in any genre * Where Divisions of a section are involved, the winner with the highest overall points of that Section will be invited to enter the “Dance for life” * Energetiks to will supply a Judge who will make decisions independently to the two RSSS Appointed Adjudicators in 2019 * The judge will announce the place getters in an audible manner. No Critique sheet will be provided

Prizes: First $1,000 Energetiks Voucher + a photo shoot at the Energetiks Studio to the value of $1,000 Second $750 Energetiks Voucher Third $500 Energetiks Voucher Australian Ballet School Award: one weeks tuition at the Australian Ballet School’s Summer School The Australian Ballet School’s annual Summer School offers five consecutive days of comprehensive training in classical ballet and other dance styles, in a variety of programmes for national and international students at The Primrose Potter Australian Ballet Centre in Melbourne. Classes are conducted by staff of the School and guest teachers from The Australian Ballet and the dance community. The four different programmes have been developed to cater for the needs of students aged 8 - 18 years. The Australian Ballet School send a designated representative to attend on our final Saturday afternoon, being the U14 Courier Classical Ballet Championship Solo. That designated representative chooses a student separately to the two Adjudicators, who will receive the above one week tuition in 2020. The designated representative brings the Australian Ballet School Award in an Australian Ballet School package. The announcement of the winner and presentation of the package is done on stage, at the conclusion of the Championship and after the 2 Adjudicators have announced their place getters. The designated representative is invited to say a few words on behalf of the Australian Ballet School and some general comments on the section.

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