*During the workshops, teachers will be able to move people from one level to another, if they see that this is not suitable for them. All participants from Intermediate and Intermediate/Advance levels do not have to enter auditions. They will receive their wristbands directly with the registration. Participants from levels Advanced and Invitational will have to be present at the Lindy Hop Bulgaria Studio (in the National Palace of Culture) at 11 a.m. on Friday, 2nd of June . They will be divided to groups and after the audition, they will receive their wristbands, depending on the level. The audition will be with duration of two hours.
- Intermediate – You’ve been taking Lindy Hop classes for at least 1 year – cca 30 classes. You can lead/follow basic steps with no hard efforts, but might make mistakes when it comes to more difficult figures. You feel comfortable doing steps/figures such as: basic 8-count, swing out, 6-count figures, inside/outside turn, Texas Tommy, flying Charleston, tandem Charleston. You should also be familiar with basic jazz steps.
- Intermediate/Advance – You’ve been taking Lindy Hop classes for at least 2 years – cca 80 classes. You go to international camps/workshops in intermediate/advance level. You manage to cope with leading/following very well. You’ve got a variety of figures in your arsenal and can improvise to music from time to time. You can handle fast music, as well. You should be also familiar with jazz steps and some choruses such as Shim Sham Shimmy.
- Advance – You’ve been taking Lindy Hop classes for at least 3 years – cca 120 classes. You go regularly to international camps/workshops in advance level. You have no problem with leading, following, improvisation, really fast and also slow music. You are skilled in jazz steps and also other dance techniques such as balboa, shag, Charleston, etc.
- Invitational – You are а well known dancer, who made a difference in your local swing dance scene. Different rules are applied here. If you register for this level, you will have to participate in the audition to receive that place.