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Unread 03-01-2015, 12:55 PM   #1
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Hey everyone! I am looking to do my first skit at a convention this year as Meltdown Rin from Vocaloid.
I have a track which includes a mash-up of vocaloid, k-pop and english songs... I'm not scared about doing it but I wanted to question if Vocaloid dance skits are over-done/not enjoyable anymore and if I should do it as default Rin Kagamine rather than her Meltdown dress.

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Unread 03-01-2015, 09:52 PM   #2
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Vocaloid skits are done very often. So don't use her default outfit. If you have something unique it'll help you stand out. I think watching them is still enjoyable, but having an alternate outfit definitely helps.
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Vocaloid skits are a bit overdone, but they're still enjoyable (in my opinion at least!). Just because they're done a lot however doesn't mean you shouldn't be able to do one.

The dance skits just have to be interesting, this unique choreography that people haven't really seen a lot (no gangnam style or caramelldasen) but I definitely think people are polite enough to cheer for you once the skit is done regardless of whether they liked it or not.

I say go for it! Do her meltdown dress instead of the default and have a great time .

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Unread 03-02-2015, 05:37 AM   #4
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I say go for it! Do her meltdown dress instead of the default and have a great time .
Yeah, I might do her Meltdown dress instead.

This is the track list I've used:
-Melancholic by Rin Kagamine
-For Your Entertainment by Adam Lambert
-Like The Wind by Rin Kagamine
-Lucifer by SHINee
-PONPONPON by Kagamine Rin
-Fantastic Baby by BIGBANG
-Bye Bye Bye by NSync
-Meltdown by Rin Kagamine
-Rin Ding Dong by SHINee
-I Am The Best by 2NE1
-Gangnam Style by Psy
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Unread 03-08-2015, 06:43 PM   #5
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From what you mentioned in the other thread, you know a lot about dancing. So while Vocaloid skits are common, I think yours will stand out because of your song choices, your outfit, and your talent at dancing.

What a lot of people don't like about dance skits is that more often than not, dance skits are usually done by people who don't practice and aren't good at choreography, so it looks messy. But if you're good at choreography and practice a lot, then I'm sure it'll look fine and probably impress a lot of people.
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Unread 03-09-2015, 08:59 AM   #6
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Again like other have said while dace skits are over done, if it is done well it can be good. Stay away from generic dance moves like Gangnam style, carmelldansen, or other common place over used moves.
Those are what will kill you even if you are good people will automatically see those generic moves and lose interest. Also try not to have I drag on for along time people lose interest fast in dance skits and so you need to keep it interesting. If not you will lose them after 30 seconds.
Seriously I've watched dances skits where it starts off horrible, the audience figures it's just "another" filler and resort to checking facebook on their phone, then the dance skits gets decent near the end, but half the audience have already given up.

So in a nutshell
Shorter and Sweet! - A well executed 1min 30sec dance is better then a 3min beast
Keep it Original! - No Generic dance moves
Don't be Sloppy! - Know your dance by heart or at least look confident so even if you slip up no one knows

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Unread 03-09-2015, 11:57 AM   #7
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Thanks all ^-^

I did change Gangnam Style to Luka Luka Night Fever instead to go away from that song choice ^-^ I will hopefully post rehearsals and stuff on my facebook page (Same name as this one)

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