** LYRICAL Category 101 **
#DanceCompetition is in full swing. Want to impress your adjudicators, feel incredible on stage, and wow your audience? Follow these simple steps below.
Understand your lyrics
Unfortunately, there is no Step Two, or any other steps, if you haven’t invested serious quality time in Step One!
You wouldn’t perform a tap dance solo without wearing tap dance shoes, would you?
Then why perform a lyrical dance, in a lyrical category, without understanding the LYRICS?
HERE’S A SECRET
When I’m judging a lyrical category, and deciding between a dancer who shows emotional connection to the song lyrics, versus a dancer showing off gymnastics and pump turns… Emotional connection wins every time.
I mean, EVERY TIME.
– Shawn Byfield