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National Shakespeare Youth Festival Guidelines: Dance and Movement

How to… Create a Dance and Movement Piece.

  • Number of participants: 2 to 10
  • Time Limit: up to 5 minutes
  • Perform a dance piece or movement sequence interpreting one of Shakespeare’s scenes, themes, characters or monologues.  The Movement and Dance category is designed for interpretations of Shakespeare’s work expressed through dance or physical movement. Text is permitted and any music is permissible. We must acknowledge the original artist of music as part of our program. Ensure that you provide us with the relevant information on the registration form.
  • Minimal sets, props and costumes are allowed (One person must be able to carry them on and off).

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