Blackburn Festival of Speech, Music & Dance.





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DANCE SECTION  


Thank you to everyone who helped, in any way, to make the 2018 Dance Section so successful.

 Dates  for the 2019 Festival

28 (and possibly 27) April

4/5/6 May

11/12 May

 Westholme Croston Theatre
Westholme Upper School
Meins Road
Blackburn
BB2 6QU 

               

ENTRY FEES

Solos £5 per class
Duets £6 per class
Trios £9 per class
Groups £15 per class

 All entries to be sent to: Anne Collingridge, 39 Carr Field, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 8BT  anne@annecoll.plus.com with Cheques and Postal orders made payable to 'Blackburn Festival' Closing date for entries -  18th February 2019

Winners of all classes except novice must be prepared to dance in the Finals on Sunday 12th May 2019

Music must be provided on CD.  Cassettes are no longer permitted.

Large props are discouraged, hand props are preferred, time to set up props or staging is 20 seconds. Approximate stage dimensions - 12.5 metres wide/10 metres deep

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   Dancers who exceed time limits WILL be rung off.

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Alison Marlow 

MSc.(Dist); Fellow UKA: MIDTA; RAD; Dip.LCM;AVCM

                              

For many years Alison enjoyed a varied performing career on stage and television with most notable credits including ‘A Night of 100 Stars’ at The London Palladium, Songs of Praise, Get Your Own Back and Come Dancing for the BBC with partner Howard Donald, now of Take That!

Upon moving into teaching Alison settled in Rossendale, Lancashire and for 25 years, alongside her husband, Chris, ran a successful dance and drama school, Rossendale Dance & Drama Centre, one of the first UK schools to gain Recognised School status from the now CDMT; Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre Training.

Since 2015 Alison has worked as a Dance Education Consultant; a role which encompasses teaching, mentoring, lecturing and adjudicating both in the UK and overseas. In September 2018 she launched Lancaster Dance Centre, offering dance and fitness tuition to children and adults in the beautiful city of Lancaster.

Alison is passionate about nurturing and developing confidence in leaners and performers of all ages and abilities. Many of Alison’s students have progressed to full time training at establishments such as Central School of Ballet, Northern Ballet School, Ballet West, Elmhurst, Bird and Performers College.

She holds an MSc. (Dist.) in Dance Science and Education from the University of Edinburgh where she specialised in private sector dance teacher education and training.  She is a senior examiner for the UKA and author of the amateru and professional UKA syllabi for Jazz Dance and Musical Theatre. 

Timetable 2019

Blackburn Festival of Speech, Music and Dance.  Dance Timetable 2019

 

Sunday 28th April 2019                            

 

 9.30 -  9.40 10  National 7/8 A               

 9.40 -  10.00   1   Ballet 6 & under Babies

10.00 - 10.05 12 Tap 7/8 yrs.  A

10.05 - 10.10 3  National 6 & under Babies      

10.10 - 10.50  63 Novice Ballet 10 & under  

10.50 - 11.20 6 Song & Dance 6 & under Babies  

11.20 - 11.40 64 Novice Character 10 & under

11.40 - 12.00 11 Modern 7/8 A      

12.00 - 12.20 65 Novice National 10 & under

12.20 - 12.30 5 Tap 6 & under Babies

 

12.30 - 1.30 Lunch

 

1.30 - 1.50 2 Character 6 & under Babies

1.50 - 2.50 66 Novice Modern 10 & under

2.50 - 3.05 13 Song & Dance 7/8 A

3.05 - 3.30 67 Novice Tap 10 & under

3.30 - 3.50 4 Modern 6 & under Babies

3.50 - 4.00 14 Greek 7/8 A

 

4.00 - 4.30       Tea

 

4.30 - 4.55 48 Duets Cabaret Junior

4.55 - 5.20 9 Character 7/8 A

5.20 - 5.50 51 Duets non-Cab Junior

5.50 - 5.55 69 Novice Greek 10 & under

5.55 - 6.20 8 Ballet 7/8 A

6.20 - 7.00 68 Novice Song & Dance 10 & under

 

Finish approx 7.00

 

 

Saturday May 4th 2019

 

 9.00 - 9.20 17 National 9/10 B

 9.20 - 10.50 22 Ballet 11/12 C 10.50 -11.35 16 Character 9/10 B  

11.35 -12.15 26 Tap 11/12 C  

 

12.15 - 1.15 Lunch

 

1.15 - 1.55 20 Song & Dance 9/10 B

1.55 - 3.00 23 Character 11/12 C

3.00 - 3.40 15 Ballet 8/9 B

3.40 - 4.15 24 National 11/12 C

4.15 - 4.45 Tea

 

4.45 - 5.30 18 Modern 9/10 B

5.30 - 5.55 54/57 Junior Trios Cab & Non-Cab 10 & under

5.55 - 6.20 19 Tap 9/10 B

6.20 - 6.45 21 Greek 9/10 B

6.45 - 7.15 60 Groups Junior 10 & under

 

 

Finish approx 7.15

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday 5th May 2019

 

 9.30 - 9.50 30 Contemporary Ballet 13/14 D

 9.50 - 11.00    25 Modern 11/12 C

11.00 -12.30 29 Ballet 13/14 D

 

12.30 - 1.30 Lunch

 

1.30 - 2.35 27 Song & Dance 11/12 C

2.35 - 3.15 55 Trio 14 & under

3.15 - 3.50 28 Greek 11/12 C

 

 

4.00 - 4.30 Tea

 

4.30 - 5.00 Dance Master

5.00 - 7.30 Miss Dance

 

Finish approx 7.30

 

Monday 6th May 2019

 

  9.00 - 9.15 70a Novice National 11 and over

 9.15 - 9.30 70b Novice Character 11 & over

 9.30 - 9.50 70c Novice Ballet 11 & over

 9.50 - 10.00 70d Novice Greek 11 & over

10.00 -10.25 70e Novice Tap 11 & over

10.25 -10.50 70f  Novice Song & Dance 11 & over

 

12.00 -1.00 Lunch

 

 1.00 - 2.00 31 Character 13/14 D

 2.00 - 2.40 52 Duet Inter Non-Cab 14 & under

 2.40 - 3.15 32 National 13/14 D

 3.15 - 3.40 38 Contemporary Ballet 15 & over E

 3.40 - 4.00 58 Trio Inter Non-Cab 14 & under

 

 4.00 - 4.30 Tea

 

4.30 - 5.40 41 Modern 15 & over E

5.40 - 6.15 53 Duet Senior Non-Cab 14 & over

6.15 - 6.50 43 Song & Dance 15 & over

6.50 - 7.30 61 Groups Inter 14 & under

Finish approx 7.30

 

Saturday 11th May 2019

 

 9.00 - 9.35 40 National 15 & over E

 9.35 - 10.55 33 Modern 13/14 D

10.55 - 11.40   39 Character 15 & over E

11.40 - 12.00 59 Trio Senior Non-Cab 21 & under  

 

12.00 - 1.00 Lunch 

 

1.00 - 1.35 44 Greek 15 & over E

1.35 - 2.15 34 Tap 13/14 D

2.15 - 3.00 50 Senior Cabaret 15 & over E

3.00 - 4.00 35 Song & Dance 13/14

 

4.00 - 4.30 Tea

 

4.30 - 5.30 37 Ballet 15 & over E

5.30 - 6.05 36 Greek 13/14 D

6.05--7.00 42Tap15&overE

7.00 - 7.30 .    56 Trios Senior Cabaret

 

Finish approx 7.30

 

Sunday 12th May 2019

 

 9.00 - 10.30 49 Duet Inter Cabaret 14 & under

10.30 - 10.55 45 Edward Bamford Memorial Trophy

10.55 - 11.35 46 Margaret Walsh Memorial Trophies

11.35 - 12.00 47 Peggy Wilson Memorial Trophy

12.00 - 1.00 Lunch 

 

1.00 - 2.30 62 Groups Senior 21 & under

2.30 - 4.00 Finals Classes 1 - 44

 

4.00 - 4.30 Tea

 

4.30 - 5.30 Presentation of Trophies

 

 

 

 

 

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THE USE OF RECORDED MUSIC AT THE FESTIVAL

This Festival is affiliated to the British and International Federation of Festivals, and participates in its Group Licence to cover payment of fees for the use of recorded music at its event. Teachers using music created from commercial recordings are advised that they should themselves seek permission to re-record from the record companies concerned as the Festival cannot take responsibility for this.

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MISS DANCE and DANCE MASTER

BLACKBURN HEAT Sunday May 5th 2019
Details on how to enter.
Please send :-
SAE
Cheque for £8 payable to 'Blackburn Festival'
Entrants details- 
Name, DOB, Address, Contact telephone number, E-mail

Please send to-
Mrs Anne Collingridge,

39 Carr Field, Bamber Bridge

Preston PR5 8BT.

 You MUST send a stamped addressed envelope please for the return of your IDTA entry form.

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A syllabus is available to download on request from anne@annecoll.plus.com

 





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for Music, Dance & Speech
Patron
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