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GENRES

ACRO_OPEN
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ACRO/OPEN ROUTINE

style of dance that combines classical dance technique with precision acrobatic elements

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BALLET ROUTINE

classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employing formalized steps and gestures of classical ballet movement and technique

CHARACTER/NOVELTY ROUTINE

style of ballet deriving inspiration from national or folk dances, or interpreting and representing a particular profession, mode of living, or personality

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CONTEMPORARY ROUTINE

style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, jazz, lyrical and classical ballet

HIP HOP ROUTINE

fusion dance genre with influences that include uprock, breaking, and funk styles

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JAZZ ROUTINE

contains traditional jazz movements and technique.

Tap Dance Performance

LYRICAL ROUTINE

style that combines ballet and jazz dancing techniques. It is performed to music with lyrics so that it inspires expression of strong emotions the choreographer feels from the lyrics of the song

POINTE ROUTINE

classical ballet technique that concerns pointe work, in which a ballet dancer supports all body weight on the tips of fully extended feet within pointe shoes

TAP ROUTINE

form of dance characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion

Please ensure your final choice of genre selected appropriately fits your routine!

Dance Nation reserves the right to combine similar genres to create a more competitive experience. 

Example: lyrical/pointe,  jazz/character, contemporary/modern

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