How to enter

Go to the entry form page and tick the boxes that you want to enter in whatever sections apply and then submit this.

The next step, once you have recorded your performances, is to upload the videos to us by We Transfer. Make sure you clearly label your videos with the name of the performer and genre. Then in the ‘We Transfer’ dialogue box, add your clearly labelled video files, put our email address in the ‘Email to’ box, your email address in the ‘Your email’ box and then in the Message’ box add in the following for each video attachment:

  1. Name of competitor
  2. Age of competitor
  3. Genre of dance
  4. Title of dance if you have one (Character, National, Greek)

Please label each video file with the name of the entrant and the genre.

Then submit

After submitting your entry form and videos then please make your payment to the DPA Festival. Details are on the entry form and you will also get a reminder once the entry form has been submitted.

After all this has been done, you will at some point receive a receipt of payment which will show how much you have paid and for which entrants and sections.

You can enter one of every dance within your age group.

For example:

ALL open sections are as follows:

If you have a Ballet, Character, National, Greek or Contemporary, you can enter them all if you wish.

If you have a Modern, Tap, Song & Dance, Lyrical, Street/ Hip hop, Acro, you can enter them all if you wish.

Solo drama piece, Solo Song are to be entered within the Musical Theatre section on the entry form.

The choreographic/improvisation challenge, ages 9–18 years will be adjudicated with consideration of age and ability. See video tutorial above for rules and regulations for entry procedures.

Choreographic/improvisation challenge

Music: Dancing in the Streets
Artist: Atomic Kitten
Set choreography sections: This is where you learn the steps from the video tutorial and perform them
Own choreography sections: This is where you make up your own steps and perform them

Song timings are as follows:
0.00 to 1.11 Section 1 – Own choreography
1.12 to 1.31 Section 2 – Set choreography
1.31 to 1.40 Section 3 – Own choreography
1.41 to 2.29 Section 2 – Set choreography

Before you film your finished product and “WE TRANSFER” it back to us, make sure that you have clear music playing and that you end the music at 2.29 on the kneeling end position.