Ballet, Grade 3

29-09-2018 17:21

In Grade 1-3 candidates demonstrate an increasing vocabulary of movement in the chosen discipline. An understanding of the technique is reflected in the ability to co-ordinate simple movements to produce combnations of steps and quality of movement, ie: precision and control within the range of their own physical capacity. Candidates communicate an increasing confidence in performance. They are able to interpret music and display a developing sensitivity to musical content and style. Candidates' performances show a developing spatial awareness, an ability to work with others and a responsiveness to an audience.

The Examiner's mark is indicated as Unsuccessful (0-64), Pass (65-74), Merit (75-84) or Distinction (85-100). With a Pass, the candidate has an understanding of the syllabus requirements with adequate demonstration (technique), shows some awareness of timing and rhythm (musicality) and attains a basic sense of presentation (performance). With a Merit, the candidate has an understanding of the syllabus requirement with competent to good demonstration (technique), maintains awareness of timing and rhythm and may respond to the mood and changes of the music (musicality) and shows development of expression through movement and may show ability to project the performance to an audience (performance). With a Distinction, the candidate shows a very good / excellent understanding of the syllabus requirements with a very good demonstration (technique), maintains a very good / excellent rhythm and timing, and responds well to the dynamics of the music (musicality), and shows confidence in performance and presentation (performance).

PIN (year) Overall mark (100) Technique (60) Musicality (20) Performance (20) Comments
CDS262 (2019) Pass (69) 41 14 14 Worked very hard today, however was unsure of the set work and steps. Continue to practice all elements of the classical requirements.
CBX896 (2019) Pass (70) 42 14 14 Promise shown in the full plié, however more secure knowledge of the set work would assist the overall performance. Continue to develop the classical requirements.
CBX900 (2019) Pass (70) 42 14 14 Some potentioal for classical ballet was evident however, further secure knowledge of the set work would benefit the overall performance.
CBX904 (2017) Distinction (85) 49 18 18

Pleasing sense of performance and a lovely smile. Lines show promise allegro neatly shown and good response to enchainement. Variation performed with expression.

CBX903 (2017) Distinction
(85)
49 18 18

Pleasing lines developing and very good musical awareness. Press turnout a little more on allegro. Good elevation today. Quick response to enchainement. Variation nicely shown.

CBX901 (2017) Distinction (85) 51 17 17

Placing shows promise with pleasing lines developing. Lovely adage and allegro work. Perform your work a little more now. Good response to enchainement. Variation nicely shown.

CBX907 (2017) Distinction (86) 50 18 18

Lovely musical awareness and sense of timing. Well placed work and lines show promise. Allegro neatly shown with good elevation. Good response to enchainement. Pleasing performance of your variation.

CBX905 (2017) Dinstinction (87) 51 18 18

Pleasing lines and placing shows promise. Take care with the placement of attitude. Allegro neatly shown. Good elevation today. Quick response to enchainement. Variation beautifully shown.