The GranadaLA presents: $3,000 Top Solo Dancer Competition! @ TheGranadaLA, Alhambra [22 September]

The GranadaLA presents: $3,000 Top Solo Dancer Competition!


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22
September
20:30 - 23:59

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TheGranadaLA
17 S 1st St, Alhambra, California 91801
THE GRANADA PROUDLY PRESENTS
LA’s TOP SOLO SALSA DANCER COMPETITION!
$3,000 IN CASH PRIZES!
Hosted by Alejandro Delatorre & Laura Luu
Take the floor ALL ON YOUR OWN and bring on a whole new level of greatness!
Who will rule the dance floor and steal the spotlight?
We are looking for LA’s TOP SOLO SALSA DANCER!

PRIZES:
PROFESSIONAL CATEGORY
1st Place Professional Male: $1,000 + Trophy
2nd Place Professional Male: Trophy
3rd Place Professional Male: Trophy

1st Place Professional Female: $1,000 + Trophy
2nd Place Professional Female: Trophy
3rd Place Professional Female: Trophy

AMATEUR CATEGORY (Non-Professional)
1st Place Amateur Male: $500 + Trophy
2nd Place Amateur Male: Trophy
3rd Place Amateur Male: Trophy

1st Place Amateur Female: $500 + Trophy
2nd Place Amateur Female: Trophy
3rd Place Amateur Female: Trophy

QUALIFYING ROUNDS:
Week 1: Friday August 18th
Week 2: Friday August 25th
Week 3: Friday September 1st
Week 4: Friday September 8th
Week 5: Friday September 15th
GRAND FINALS: Friday, September 22nd 2017

RULES & REGULATIONS:
(1) Costumes are required.
(2) Routine should be 80-100% Salsa and 1 minute & 15 seconds in length MAXIMUM including intro. You will be disqualified if your routine exceeds the time limit.
(3) Professional competitors are individuals who have won professional competitions, get paid to teach/perform, director/assistant director of dance companies.
(4) Amateur Division are competitors who generally do not receive compensation for teaching or performing.
(5) Qualifying rounds are judged by audience response.
(6) Finals are judged by professional judges + audience response.
(7) All decisions are final.
(8) Competitors must pre-register with Alejandro Delatorre ([email protected]) or Laura Luu ([email protected]) and qualify to enter the Finals. You must arrive by the designated CALL-TIME on the night of competition, otherwise you may be disqualified.

JUDGING CRITERIA
1. Choreography – How is routine laid out, the execution and difficulty of routine.
2. Musicality — How well the dancer interprets the music, its highs & lows, breaks, and various instruments & beats.
3. Timing – Is the dancer consistent with their timing? Or are they breaking on different counts every time?
4. Technique — How well the dancers execute the moves technically, i.e. clean spins, lines, control, salsa fundamentals
5. Stage Presence & X-factor — Confidence and presence on stage from entrance, throughout routine and exit
6. Audience response – How well do the dancers capture, excite and hold the audience’s attention

Questions? Please contact:
Alejandro Delatorre: [email protected]
Laura Luu: [email protected]
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