2019 Fit & Fierce Festival Information
The Fit n’ Fierce Festival Competition 2019
Categories: Solo, Duet/Trio, Ensemble (4 or more)
Dance Styles: Classical Ballet, Contemporary/Modern
Entry Divisions: Primary ages 7-9, Junior ages 10-12, Senior ages 13-18
Time Limit: Solos /Duet/Trio -2 minutes Ensemble – 2:30 minutes
Entry Fee: Solo-$50 Duet/Trio- $35 per person Ensemble-$25 per person
*All entry fees must accompany applications and are non- refundable.
Mail applications to: Florida Dance Theatre, P.O Box 831, Lakeland Fl. 33802
Application Process: Interested participants must submit a DVD or URL link to the choreography being offered for consideration by Friday, January 25, 2019. Please submit samples of appropriate quality that best demonstrates your choreography. Submissions out of focus, edited or otherwise altered will not be accepted. All applicants will be notified no later than Sunday, January 27, 2019.
*All applicants accepted into the competition are asked to take a minimum of two classes in support of the weekend dance festival. The cost per class is $20 and is open to all students.
JUDGING- A panel of highly qualified, competent judges will adjudicate the performances. All contestants, teachers, and parents agree that the method of judging shall be solely within the discretion of the directors of Florida Dance Theatre/ The Audition and that all decisions of the judges are final. Contestants will be adjudicated against a point system. Studio Directors may pick up their score sheets at the end of the festival on the last day. FORMAT and LABELING: Contestants will be required to record their own music on a CD. There must be one routine per CD. All music should be recorded at proper speed. For emergencies, it is advisable to have a duplicate CD available. Each CD must be clearly labeled with the dance institution, name of the student & routine, age division, and performance division. Please create your own label or write the information required on the CD with a sharpie.
PAYMENTS and FEES: All fees may be paid by credit card, check, money order, or cash as this is our preferred method of payment. We will only accept certified funds or money orders if a credit card is unavailable. You are not considered a registered contestant unless we have received PAYMENT IN FULL must be received by Friday January 25, 2019 and you have received confirmation via email and/or postal. If you have not paid by one of these methods, you run the risk of your work being pulled from the competition