HARRINGTON PARK SCHOOL
DANCE PRESENTATION RUBRIC
Dance Group Members: Team Name:
- ______________________ Group score: ________
- ______________________ Group Grade: _______
Practice & Cooperation
Complete cooperation 95 – 100% of the time; well rehearsed and prepared.
Group cooperation 85 to 95% of the time; students seem fairly prepared but might have rehearsed a few more times.
Group cooperation 75 to 85% of the time: students seem somewhat prepared but need more practice.
Very little cooperation; students do not seem prepared to present.
Use of props and/or costumes which greatly enhances overall performance; transitions are perfect & synchronized.
Shows uniformity in dress and/or props, which adds to overall performance; transitions flow 95% of the time.
Use of props and/or dress does not necessarily add to overall performance; some flaws in transitions; dance does not flow from segment to segment.
No additional props and/or dress; transition is lacking or does not flow smoothly.
Extremely creative throughout dance with little repetition of moves.
Highly creative with 2 or less moves repeated throughout the dance.
Somewhat creative with no more than 4 to 5 moves repeated throughout the dance.
Lacking creativity with constant repetition of moves throughout dance.
Rhythm, Tempo, Beat
Stays on rhythm throughout dance & shows complete understanding of tempo & beat as demonstrated in performance
Stays on rhythm 85 – 95% of performance; shows high level of understanding of temp & beat as demonstrated throughout dance.
Stays on rhythm 75 – 85% of performance; shows basic level of understanding of tempo & beat as demonstrated throughout the dance.
Attempts to keep a rhythm, and move to the tempo & beat 50% of the time; shows little understanding of these concepts.
Music & Performance
Choice of music greatly enhances performance and allows for application of varying tempos, rhythms, and beats
Choice of music enhances overall performance most of the time and somewhat allows for application of varying rhythms, tempos, & beats
Choice of music somewhat enhances overall performance & does not always allow for application of varying rhythms, tempos, & beats
Choice of music does not fit with dance elements & theme.
Demonstrates concepts of movement
Use of entire dance area throughout 90 – 95% of performance.
Use of at least ¾ of dance area throughout 80 – 90% of performance.
Use of at least ½ of dance area throughout 70 – 80% of performance.
Limited use of dance area; dance generally contained to one small area.