For demonstrating exceptional skill, achievement and creative expression in artistic dance. Portfolios should include training received, dances choreographed, major performances and dance services rendered to the school or community. Nominees should be prepared to demonstrate their technique and choreographic skills by performing a self-choreographed solo composition, approximately three minutes in length. Nominees will also be asked to respond to an improvisational problem during part of the interview. No performance videos are required. Nominees should not be discouraged if judges interrupt the performance so that they may continue the interview. PLEASE NOTE: Any interview exhibits must be limited to those that can be carried in the arms of the nominee in one trip, without the help of others. The use of carts or similar devices is not allowed.