_____A. Appropriate costume to figure. Suitably fitted costume to person’s body style. Good taste.
_____B. Eye-catching costume. Draws and keeps attention without overpowering dancer.
_____A. Body fluidity: flowing graceful moves.
_____B. Transitions: moving from one step to another smoothly or fluidly.
_____C. Depth of movement/extension: following through a movement , finishing movement, not cutting it short.
_____D. Isolation: able to move individual parts of the body separately.
_____E. Variety of steps: able to use a variety of different dance movements and attitudes.
_____F. Body posture: awareness of body line, including arms, shoulders, back, etc.
_____A. Hips: hip movements and mobility.
_____B. Upper torso: ribcage and abdominal movements.
_____C. Hands and arms: positioning and movements.
_____D. Head/shoulders/neck: relaxed and included in dance movements.
_____A. Audience contact: visual contact and communication with audience.
_____B. Poise: composure, stage presence; carriage of head and body; self-possession and control; able to recover
gracefully from unexpected problems.
_____C. Use of space: utilizing space around body as well as stage.
_____D. Interesting use of music: keeping to the rhythm, bringing it to life for the audience.
_____E. Expressiveness: communicating with face and body personal expression and feelings; conveying emotions.
_____F. Personality: ability to appeal to the audience through individuality of oneself.
_____G. Entertainment: ability to entertain and keep audience attention.
_____A. Precision: unison between dancers.
_____B. Choreography: smooth, flowing and interesting use of steps.
Scale: 0=Not Demonstrated 1-2=Poor 3-4=Fair 5=Average 6-7=Good 8-9=Excellent 10=Superior