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All That Jazz Dance Academy Pte Ltd is a dance school in Singapore dedicated to providing students with a high standard of artistic dance education to inspire and foster excellence in the arts. To preserve and promote the art of dance through performance, education, and outreach. The academy's training places emphasis in classical ballet training as a foundation for all dance classes. This training develops the complete dancer, stressing technique, strength, intellectual and artistic expression. The academy provides a wide variety of dance programs for all ages such as Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Street Dance (Hip Hop Dance), Musical Theatre, Acro, Lyrical and Contemporary. Our academy is catered to students of all ages starting at 2 years old who are interested in pursuing a comprehensive dance training as well as performance opportunities in a fun and nurturing environment.
  • VICKY LEE WARDDIRECTOR

    Vicky Lee Ward is a dancer, choreographer and teacher whose career has taken her around the world. Vicky was born in Malaysia but grew up in Vancouver, Canada. She trained professionally at London Urdang Academy, England, Broadway Dance Center, New York and at The Edge and Millennium Dance Complex in Los Angeles. Having trained with some of the most recognized teachers and choreographers in the UK and North America has given her a vast background in various dance styles. She is a fully qualified teacher with the Imperial Society Teacher’s of Dancing (ISTD, UK) for Ballet and Jazz. She has over ten years of teaching experience in Jazz and Ballet and has taught in Vancouver, London, New York and Singapore.

    Growing up as a young dancer, it was always her dream to have her own dance school. Making dreams into reality, Vicky is excited and grateful to have this opportunity to share her passion and love for dance, to nurture the next generation of young dancers and to continue to inspire the love of arts in her local community.

     

    Credentials:

    • MA Professional Practice (Arts Management), Middlesex University, London
    • HND Professional Dance and Musical Theatre, Trinity College, London
    • 3 Year Performer‚Äôs Diploma by Urdang Academy of Performing Arts, London
    • Imperial Society Teacher‚Äôs of Dancing (ISTD), UK Associate Ballet Teaching (Qualification)
  • AMELIA RAMLIHEAD OF BALLET & JAZZ

    Amelia is a dance teacher who first began her dance journey with gymnastics at a young age before taking interest in the classical roots of ballet and modern dance. She went on to pursue pre professional classical training at SOTA (School of the Arts Singapore) and later on completed her dance education in Lasalle College of the Arts Singapore where she emerged as a strong versatile dancer with genres of ballet, modern,contemporary and jazz under her belt.

    Amelia has been working as a dancer, choreographer and teacher over the years and has performed in both local and overseas platforms such as the Beijing Dance Festival. As a teacher she has taught in local and international schools such as the Singapore American School, Raffles Girls Primary, Chij Kellock and also worked closely with both dancers and gymnasts in various studios over the years. Amelia is a qualified teacher under the ADAPT syllabus (Associated Dance Arts for Professional Teachers) for jazz and tap, and has also successfully prepared students for examinations, competitions, DSA programs and overseas dance intensives and summer schools.

    Passionate about teaching, Amelia has sincere wishes in shaping the next generation of dancers and aims to instill them with confidence and right values to pursue their own paths they set their hearts on to achieve, be it in the arts or other paths in life.

  • ABIGAIL JACKSONHEAD OF MUSICAL THEATRE

    Abigail is from England (UK) where, since the age of 2, she has performed in local dance festivals, competitions and pantomimes including works for ‚ÄėTony Peers Productions‚Äô. She is trained in ISTD, RAD and IDTA up until the age of 18 when she was accepted into a 3-year professional training program at London‚Äôs ‚ÄėBird College UK‚Äô from which she graduated with a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre and Dance (2016).

    Since then Abigail has worked for both Universal Studios Japan (2016-2018) and Universal Studios Singapore (2018-2020) as a singer/dancer. Before moving to Asia Abigail’s teaching career began at local dance schools back home as well as working for North East Lincolnshire dance festivals between her professional contracts.

    Abigail has always been passionate about musical theatre and dance since she can remember and is excited to pass on her knowledge to the next generation of performers.

  • ANDREW COWLEYHEAD OF ACRO & TAP

    Andrew is from the United Kingdom and started dancing at the age of 6 at the Julie Bromage Dance Academy. While there he performed around the UK in famous theatres like Royal Albert Hall and Sadler‚Äôs Wells in London. He has also performed in Disneyland, Paris. At the age of 16 he went to Performers College in Essex where he received his diploma in musical theatre and dance. He performed in the ‚Äú Daisy Ball ‚Äú on two separate occasions and ‚Äú Rock The Boat ‚Äė, London‚Äôs Boat Show in the Excel Arena.

    Once graduated from college, Andrew went on to work for Royal Caribbean International for 7 years on 8 of their cruise liners. During his time with the company he has danced in numerous production shows in over 50 different countries.  In 2016, he was given the job of dance captain for Royal Caribbean’s’ Rhapsody of the Seas cast.   As well as dancing, Andrew has also trained with C5 aerial arts and ImaginationHouse in Aerial and as has performed flying routines for Royal Caribbean.

    Besides dancing, Andrew also has developed a passion for teaching. He has taught junior performers classes at his college as well as a variety of dance classes at his home dance school.  He has taught dance and acting at the Musical Theatre Conservatory Summer Intensive located in the suburbs outside of New York City as well as other studios in Northern America.

    He has collected dance certifications during his years of teaching with different dance organisations. With the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance from the United Kingdom, he has gained his qualification in Modern Theatre & Tap. With the Acro Dance teacher Association from Canada he has gained his Acro qualifications.

  • SENG GOHHEAD OF CONTEMPORARY

    Seng began his journey in performing arts as a contemporary dancer in Singapore before moving to London to pursue a BA in musical theatre. There he performed and covered leading and supporting roles such as The Engineer in Miss Saigon International Tour, and Iago in Disney‚Äôs Aladdin London. Even making appearances in Disney‚Äôs Broadway Hits and BBC’s Children In Need. Thereafter he shifted his focus to experimental theatre and completed his MA in Theatre Lab with the prestigious Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, UK. Since then he’s played Jonathan Peachum in The Threepenny Opera, devised and performed original work ctrl + alt + del in Bloomsbury Festival and Margot Monroe‚Äôs Nibelungenlied with David Glass.

    His journey has led him from contemporary dance, to musical theatre, and eventually acting, devising and directing. He returned to Singapore in 2021 and is excited to further his career here through teaching and theatre-making.

    Training: MA Theatre Lab, RADA. BA Dance and Musical Theatre, Doreen Bird College.

  • EVA THAMSENIOR TEACHER. BALLET, JAZZ, CONTEMPORARY, TAP, LYRICAL

    Passionate for dance since a young age, E-Va started her dance journey in a small baby ballet class in her neighbourhood. Originally trained in Classical Ballet, she soon felt curious to explore other genres of dance. As her passion for dance grew with age, E-Va enrolled into LASALLE College Of The Arts and graduated from with a BA(Hons) in Dance in 2013. She later went on to pursue a Professional Dancers’ Teaching Diploma at the Royal Academy of Dance in London, UK in 2019.

    Upon graduating with a BA(Hons) from Goldsmith College (LASALLE College of the Arts) in 2013, E-Va joined professional contemporary dance company; Re:Dance Theatre. Led by Artistic Director Albert Tiong, she performed in local festivals including M1 Contact and NUS Arts Festival. E-Va has toured with Selina Tan (SG) to perform “Footprints in Dance” at Beijing Dance Festival 2017. She has also performed in Singapore’s National Day Parade 2017 under Music and Drama Company.

    E-Va has taught in various dance studios and co-curriculum groups in school. She was the main instructor in charge of the dance programme of Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School from 2015-2019 and Peirce Secondary School since 2016. She led the Libert√© Dancers of Peirce Secondary School to Short+Sweet Competition in Penang and brought home the Best Newcomer Award. She has also worked with primary school students with special needs at Pathlight School and teenagers at Singapore Girl’s Home. With a passion for teaching, she completed her Professional Dancer’s Teaching Diploma under the Royal Academy of Dance in September 2019 and is now a Registered Teacher.

  • BENJAMIN (BENJY) SNG STREET DANCE, JAZZ, CONTEMPORARY, ACRO

    Benjamin ‘Benjy’ Sng started dancing professionally at the age of 16 after being talent-scouted by his dance teachers. He’s always drawn inspiration from icons such as Michael Jackson and Britney Spears. He specializes in Jazz and Hip-hop but also has experience in Contemporary, Lyrical, Latin and various ethnic styles.

    Apart from clinching awards from several local competitions, Benjy and his team also clinched 3rd place in Dance Crown of Honour 2009 at Genting Highlands, a joint competition between dancers from both Singapore and Malaysia. He also won Best Male Dancer when he participated in Singapore Best Dance Crew 2011, with his team getting 2nd place. He has also had his share of experience in theatre while fulfilling his role as a full-time swing under Universal Studios Singapore. In addition, he also was a cast member in ‘Impak Maksima’, a Malaysian production that was featured at The Esplanade in 2009. Apart from his vast performance background, Benjy also had the opportunity to hold two rounds of workshops at GiGi Art of Dance, a dance school in South Jakarta, Indonesia.

    Benjy believes that the key to a dancer’s growth is in the exploration of new and interesting ways to express, remodeling old habits and forming new ones, and always keeping an open mind.

  • CHELSEA WELLSBALLET, JAZZ, TAP, LYRICAL

    Chelsea is a dancer/dance teacher from Melbourne, Australia. She is an energetic and technically trained performer with over 10 years of dancing experience. She has worked professionally as a dancer/teacher in various overseas contracts including Universal Studios Japan and countries such as South Korea.

    She competed in dancing competitions from the age of 8 and continued through to 18 as well as studying VCE Dance at her school in Melbourne. She completed further studies with a Qualification in Dance Teaching and Management to continue her career in the arts. Chelsea has worked closely in teaching ATOD ballet examination syllabus as well as well as competitions and concerts for dance schools.

    Chelsea prides herself on being an ‚Äúall rounder‚ÄĚ who loves to perform, is passionate about her job and cannot wait to influence her creativity onto others.

  • NUR AFIQAH RAPEESTREET DANCE

    Afiqah devoted her life to dance at the age of 13. She joined the Arts Incubation Programme (AIP) at The Little Arts Academy and 10Square@Orchard Central- Youth Division for dance trainings and was a beneficiary of the Business Times Budding Artist Fund (BTBAF) c/o The RICE Company Ltd. Since then, she has performed for various events and arts festivals across Singapore, Japan and China. Curious to explore, Nur Afiqah furthered her studies at LASALLE College of the Arts. While in LASALLE, she had the opportunity to work with remarkable dance artists such as Lee Jae-Young(Korea), Bill T Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company(USA), Christina Chan(Singapore), Aymeric Bichon(France), Kuik Swee Boon(Singapore) and Jacky You(Hong Kong). Her Training includes dance genres such as Jazz, Contemporary, Hiphop and Ballet. She has recently graduated from LASALLE with a Diploma in Dance (2017) and Ba(Hons) in Dance (2019).Nur

    Afiqah aspires to create works, perform and mentor the next generation of passionate dancers

  • NICHOLAS LEONGSTREET DANCE, ACRO, MODERN CONTEMPORARY, LYRICAL

    Nicholas began his dance journey at the age of 13 and joined a professional contemporary dance company at the age of 15. Across the decade, Nicholas had the opportunity to perform in local festivals and international festivals in countries such as Italy, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. While Nicholas was first exposed to Modern and Contemporary dance, over the years, he went on to explore street dance and street jazz to further develop himself and his artistry. Nicholas hopes to transcend his knowledge and experience to inspire the next generation of upcoming dancers, while instilling the essence of fun into his classes.

  • GLADYS SIMBALLET JAZZ & TAP

    At the age of 6, Gladys started her classical ballet at Raffles Girls’ Primary School.Deciding to pursue her passion and to further a profession in dance, Gladys enrolled herself for a Diploma in Dance at the Nanyang Academy Of Fine Arts (NAFA). While in NAFA, she signed up for different summer schools and exchange programmes, both locally & internationally, in noteable schools like Annette Roselli Dance Academy in Queensland, Australia and has also completed her Royal Academy of Dance Advanced 2 Vocational examination.

    Upon graduation, Gladys decided to further refine her skills by enrolling herself into a full time programme at Terry Simpson Studios in Adelaide, South Australia where she spent a year before coming back to Singapore. Through the years of training, Gladys has been trained under many different professional ballet dancers like Zhou Lin, Alice Lau, Toru Okada, Terry Simpson, Susan Taylor, Janet Bridgman, Jacqui Stratton-Smith, Shane Placentino, Oliver Toth, Catherine Wells and Helen Cooper.

    Apart from classical ballet and pas de deux, Gladys is also trained profesionally in contemporary, contemporary on pointe and jazz under professional dancers such as Dr Caren Carino, Michael Teichmann, Aidan Munn and Madeleine Milne. Her training in NAFA and at Terry Simpson studios has allowed her to perform for various shows including Third Space which is held annually at the Esplanade.

    Growing up under the tutelage of mainly RAD teachers in both Singapore & Australia, the teachers Gladys has been under have definitely over the years nurtured her love and passion for dance. Ever since, Gladys has inspired to be a ballet teacher just like them, one who both inspires and grooms dancers to be better people with not just a love for the ever growing dance scene but also to be people with endurance, determination & resilience as they face the different challenges in life.

  • MAGGIE KOHBALLET, JAZZ, STREET DANCE & CONTEMPORARY

    Maggie is a teacher, choreographer, performer and artist. Inspired by a varied background and training on multiple styles at Jitterbugs Swingapore, her experience has enabled her to fulfil her life’s calling as a creator and educator.

    Maggie pursued her performing arts education at Patrick Studios Australia in Melbourne where she later returned to perform and set choreography for stage. She has worked with companies such as Mediacorp Singapore, Cpg concepts, Gateway Entertainment, Fly Entertainment, TVB Asia, Running into the sun, Toy factory productions.

    As a performer, Maggie appeared in numerous stage productions (Asia’s got Talent’, ‘Getai, the musical ‘, ‘Ah Boys to Men’, ‘Super Mummy’, ‘The Great World Cabaret’, ‘881’, ‘High Class’, ‘Vision’, Agnes Monica Tour’, and has had the honor of representing Singapore in ‘Japan Dance Delight ‘; a prestigious street dance competition in Japan.

    After performing and choreographing since 2010, Maggie now aspires to push the boundaries of dance education, choreography and creative direction. She hopes to give dancers and her students the inspiration to be authentic in their voices as artists.

  • KIMMIE CUMMINGBALLET & JAZZ

    Hailing from Singapore, Kimmie began her dance training at the humble age of 8. She trained at the School of the Arts, Singapore, and furthered her undergraduate dance degree at the prestigious University in Taipei National University of the Arts.

    Kimmie has had the incredible opportunity to perform both locally and internationally. She has worked with local veteran choreographer Kuik Swee Boon from T.H.E dance company as well as performed internationally in Germany and the Netherlands with the Dance Company Nanine Linning. She has been fortunate enough to grace stages all around the world.

  • JOAQUIM YEEBALLET, JAZZ & CONTEMPORARY

    Embarking on her Classical Ballet journey at the age of 4, Joaquim’s passion for dance has grown steadily over the years. She has achieved the Royal Academy of Dance Advanced 1 Vocational level and is currently pursuing the Advanced 2 Vocational grade. Fueled by her dedication to making a meaningful impact on students, she attained her Certificate of Ballet Teaching Studies, certified by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), and is a Registered Teacher under RAD.

    Joaquim’s versatility extends beyond ballet; she clinched gold awards in diverse dance genres like Chinese and Modern dance during her school years. With almost 10 years of experience, she has been imparting the art of ballet and kids’ dance across various educational settings, including preschools, kindergartens, and private schools and dance studios in Singapore.

    Passionate about fostering movement exploration, Joaquim extends her influence particularly in a child’s early developmental years, through the Rambert Contemporary Grades- Creative Dance for Early Years. Her commitment to continuous learning and expansion of her expertise is evident in her pursuit of the certifications and ongoing training in the renowned UK Rambert Contemporary Grades.

    Joaquim believes that every dancer should enjoy the process of dancing. She views each dancer’s journey as a developmental path toward becoming a better version of themselves. Her love for young children allows her to nurture their passion and growth, creating a dance experience that is not only enjoyable but also transformative.

  • GABRIELLE EVELENAMUSICAL THEATRE

    Gabrielle has been teaching since 2011. She has a diploma in education and was first bitten by the theatre bug in 2014 when she played a ‘Hip Hop Girl’ in ‘If there’re Seasons’ by The Theatre Practice. She collaborated with Dream Academy for ‘Happy Ever Laughter’ (The Battle) in 2018 as part of the writing team and also as the show announcer. She has graced the stage at The Esplanade several times recently and even played a Fairy Godmother for an immersive project.

    Gabrielle has taught music and drama for several schools since 2016. Gabrielle has completed a course in musical theatre at La Salle and has been a professional singer for more than a decade.

    As a mother of two herself, Gabrielle loves working with children and encouraging them to come out of their shells and embrace their ‚Äėinner performer‚Äô. The world of theatre holds a special place in her heart.

  • BRYAN STIVEN RODRIGUEZ MONTOYAACRO & CONTEMPORARY

    Bryan was born and raised in Colombia. He started dancing at the age of 4 years old, with salsa and tango. He then entered the Colombian Institute of Classical Ballet (Incolballet) where he studied Ballet, Contemporary Dance, and Folklore and completed his studies at Incolballet in 2013.

    In 2013, Bryan attended the Earl Mosley Institute of the Arts summer school and was then awarded a scholarship to attend school at the Manhattan Youth Ballet from 2014 to 2017 and move to Singapore to study at Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts where he was awarded with NAFA Scholarship from 2017-2020 graduating with distinction. Bryan danced with Azoe Dance Company (Colombia), Pajarillo Pinta’o (NYC), and Drye/Marinaro Dance Company (NYC). During his 4 years in New York, he has also worked with renowned choreographers such as Earl Mosley, Matthew Rushing, Brian Reeder, Clifton Brown, Daniel Fetecua, Jamie Drye, Francesca Marinaro, Daniel Ulbricht, and Deborah Wingert. In Singapore, he has had the privilege to dance for choreographers such as Filomar Tario (Philippines), Gillian Tan (Singapore), Ezekiel Olivera (Portugal), and Richard Chappell (UK). Bryan has over 10 years of experience teaching Contemporary, Ballet, Jazz, and acro.

  • GERALDINE PHANGBALLET, JAZZ, CONTEMPORARY, TAP, LYRICAL, ACRO

    Born and raised in Sydney, Australia. Geraldine started her dance journey at the age of 6 years old. Whilst based in Sydney she focusing on the RAD Ballet Syllabus and attended Tanya Pearsons Classical Coaching Academy, North of Sydney where she has completed all her major examinations. After two years of full-time dancing with Tanya Pearsons, Geraldine moved to Singapore to attend The Scholar’s Program under the Singapore Dance Theatre where she was taught by the current Principal dancers and the Director of Singapore Dance Theatre himself. She was then soon accepted into Nangyang Academy of Fine Arts in the Dance Department and soon found her interest in Contemporary dance. After graduating with a Diploma in Dance (performance) in 2014, Geraldine then moved onto her professional career in Contemporary dance in one of Singapore oldest Contemporary dance company called The Arts Fission. During her four and half years as a professional dancer, Geraldine has performed in unique venues such as Esplanade Theatre, Esplanade Concert Hall, Arts Science Museum Singapore, Singapore National Gallery as well has international festivals like Mapping Melbourne, Australia.

    Geraldine looks forward to teach along side the faculty of All That Jazz and is excited to share her experiences with the students of All That Jazz and hopes to continue to create a passionate dance industry!

  • SARAH SMITHBALLET, JAZZ, TAP, CONTEMPORARY, MUSICAL THEATRE

    Sarah first started teaching back in 2007, in kindergartens and studio kids classes. Since then she has gone on to teach Primary and secondary school programmes and CCAs, and has sent several schools for multiple competitions. While she started with a background in ballet, Sarah has moved on to train in several other genres of dance, such as jazz, contemporary, hip hop, salsa, Lindy hop, and the Charleston. She firmly believes that her job as a dance educator is to ensure kids have a fun and safe environment to explore body movement, and uses her background in so many different genres to give them the maximum opportunity to discover their own way of moving.

  • FARAH FADZALIBALLET, JAZZ, TAP

    Farah started taking up ballet at the age of 7, whereby she took her Pre-primary CSTD examination scoring honors plus. She then went on to join the Singapore Ballet Academy. Her passion for the performing arts grew when she was offered a position in Singapore Dance Theatre’s Scholars Program before joining Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA). Throughout her studies in NAFA, Farah had the opportunity to perform for various choreographers and in genres like ballet, contemporary, and jazz.

    In 2015, Farah started teaching dance in multiple dance studios, pre-schools, and both primary and secondary schools. She also teaches dance movement therapy in various organisations namely, the Institute of Mental Health, Down syndrome Association, and Parkinson Society before pursuing her Masters (MSc in Dance Science) in London, United Kingdom. As a dance educator and researcher, Farah believes in integrating and understanding the range of scientific disciplines to optimise one’s potential. She truly enjoys teaching and with the years of experience, Farah is able to work with any age groups comfortably.

    She hopes to encourage and motivate her students to reach beyond their goals and unleashing their inner creativity in a fun learning environment.

  • XUE JING LEEBALLET, JAZZ, LYRICAL, CONTEMPORARY

    Born and raised in Singapore, Xue Jing is an independent contemporary dance artist who enjoys dancing, teaching, choreographing, performing, and many things in life. She had trained in ballet, contemporary, and Chinese dance. Xue Jing holds a Master of Arts in Dance Performance with Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance (London, UK), and a Diploma in Dance with Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (Singapore) with an exchange semester at SUNY Purchase College Conservatory of Dance (New York, US). She received the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Arts and Cultural Award in 2016. Xue Jing was a member of Transitions Dance Company (2018/19) and *SCAPEdance residency programme (2020/21).

    Her teaching journey began in 2015. At present, she teaches movement in preschools, contemporary dance CCA at various MOE schools, a variety of dance styles to students aged 2 to 17 at All That Jazz Dance Academy, and occasional open classes for all ages.

    Xue Jing finds content in the simple pleasures of dance and movement and believes in the integration of wellness in dance for all ages. She hopes students will remember the joys and lessons learned in dancing and continue to find joy in everything they do.

  • HANNAH SEESTREET DANCE

    Like many others in secondary school, Hannah kicked off her dance journey at age 14 with Chinese dance before delving into street dance and eventually focusing on Hip Hop. Her dance style is largely influenced by the various genres she picked up along the way such as House and Popping.

    Hannah believes that learning never stops and the only way to keep on improving is to go out and explore ‚ÄĒ which was what she did. Hannah went on a personal dance training trip to Japan and immersed in their culture whilst getting awed by the community there. It was an humbling experience to understand and learn a different perspective of dance from the local scene.

  • NATALIE CHEONGBALLET, JAZZ

    Natalie started her formal dance training at School of The Arts, moving on to Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, before furthering her studies at London Contemporary Dance School, where she graduated with BA (Hons) Contemporary Dance. She also had the opportunity to go on an exchange program for one semester at Conservatory of Dance at SUNY Purchase.

    Over the years of her dance education, she has been exposed to various form and styles of training, and has had the opportunity to work with local and international choreographers such as Jeffrey Tan, Shahrin Johry, Dr Filomar Tariao, Ezekiel Oliveira, Son Yu Joung, Deborah Lohse, Igor x Moreno, Yukiko Masui, nasa4nasa.

    Upon graduation, Natalie has constantly seek different ways to further her craft and improve herself. In June 2021, she managed to obtain her RYT200, allowing her yoga training to supplement her dance training.

  • JULIA PHUABALLET & JAZZ

    Julia is formally trained in Classical Ballet under the CSTD syllabus and has consistently achieved Honors and above for her graded examinations. She also trained under the tutelage of the director of Singapore Ballet (formally Singapore Dance Theatre) in the Ballet Associates Course, and participated in numerous competitions and performances with the Crestar Scholarship Dance Group. She has clinched multiple awards at competitions such as Get the Beat, Hong Kong Challenge Cup Dance Competition and Asia Dance Arts Festival.
    After being exposed to modern and street dance genres in secondary school, Julia embarked on self-directed learning in various other genres such as jazz, hip hop, contemporary and commercial dance. This engendered opportunities such as taking part in productions like NUS Dance Blast!’s “Shut Up and Dance” and O School Recital.

    Julia hopes to¬†inculcate in¬†her students a¬†beginner’s mind when it comes to learning new things and cultivate¬†well-rounded¬†dancers who have the heart and ability to achieve in¬†dance and beyond.

  • JULNIEE TANBALLET & JAZZ

    Julniee Tan, groomed as a Dancer at the young age of 3; a confident choreographer and performer. Title-holder in numerous dance competitions and Singapore Youth Festival (SYF), completed the Royal Academy of Dance Intermediate Vocational Grade with Distinction and was awarded a Junior Company scholarship. Dance participation with established schools, Vaganova Ballet Academy and Bangkok Dance Academy.

    Certified by the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) under the Certificate of Ballet Teaching Studies. She aspires to nurture the younger generation of dancers who are passionate about the art form. And being a dedicated teacher who always encourages her students and strives for continuous improvement.

    She is adventurous and spontaneous, and wish to create a vibrant dance learning experience in class!

  • AIDEN TANLYRICAL, CONTEMPORARY, ACRO

    Aiden Tan, from Singapore, graduated from the Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. He was awarded the Singapore National Arts Council Scholarship for his artistic pursuit at TNUA from 2015-2019. He began his formal dance training with the Singapore Ballet Academy where he had completed his Royal Academy of Dance Examinations up to Advanced Foundation.

    Aiden’s artistry was further developed when he joined The Human Expression Second Dance Company (T.H.E 2nd Company), a semi-professional youth company under the directorship of Silvia Yong from 2010-2015. He was involved in many of their major productions, including the CONTACT Dance Festival, Emerging Choreographers, Exxonmobil and LITHE. As a performer in T.H.E 2nd Company, he had performed in works of local-based artists Yarra Ileto, Liz Fong, Marcus Foo, Lee Mun Wai and overseas artists include Lee Ren Xin (Malaysia), Steve Goh (Hong Kong), Sebastian Ledig (France), Inma Marin (Spain) and Naoko Ito (Japan).

    During his time at TNUA, he had worked with renowned choreographers and performed in a wide range of repertories including Soldier’s Mass by Jiri Kylian which was being restaged by Roslyn Anderson and Urtzi Aranburu, Bryan Arias (Puerto Rico), Leigh Warren (Australia), Repertoire of Cloudgate Dance Theatre, Cursive by Lin Hwai-Min (Taiwan), Zhang Xiaoxiong (Taiwan), Dong I-Fen (Taiwan) and Jeong Yun Lee (Korea).

    He was invited to perform a duet ‚Äú10-6 into the SKIN‚ÄĚ choreographed by Aiden and his collaborator Cheng Wei (Taiwan) at the 46th Ochanomizu Dance Concert (Japan). This work is also invited to perform at the Open Stage, International Platform at M1 Contact Contemporary Dance Festival in 2021.

    Besides teaching and performing dance, Aiden is a certified personal trainer with the American Council on Exercise and has been conducting fitness related classes such as body conditioning for dancers.

  • TERENCE TANSTREET DANCE

    Terence was a nurse graduate, but what he aspired to be is a professional dancer. Terence began his career as a freelance dance instructor in early 2009, since then his passion for dance has never stopped.

    He is versatile in all kinds of street style and a passionate practitioner, he has taught students ranging from 4 to 60 years old in over 100 education institutes. He is welcomed by students as he has a bubbly character, very approachable person.

    He believes that in order to become a good dancer, one should join competitions to better expose oneself in the dance scene, enable himself to learn a lot from other dancers and continuously improve himself. He, himself has been actively performing and competing overseas, such as London, Australia, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia. Therefore, he loves to share his own experiences with his Students.

  • SHAH ZAMANISTREET DANCE

    Muhammad Shah Zamani, has been an active dancer since he was 8. Started off his dance journey at Little Arts Academy and progressed to 10Sq Youth Division. Shah Zamani was a beneficiary of the Business Times Budding Artist Fund (BTBAF) c/o RICE Company Ltd. Shah Zamani has been picking up different genres of Hip-Hop making him a versatile dancer. From Dancehall to Hip-Hop and even Girlstyle. He has competed in various competitions and participated in many events, including ChildAid Kuala Lumpur.

    He believes that each and every individual should be able to express themselves freely in the dance industry. And he also hopes to be the guide for the future generation of dancers.

  • VICTORIA CHANBALLET, JAZZ, TAP & MUSICAL THEATRE

    Victoria is a graduate from LASALLE College of the Arts and has a BA (Hons) in Musical Theatre, where she studied ballet, jazz and tap. Her love for musical theatre began at a young age and she has since been pursuing acting, singing and dancing. She also joined Universal Studios Singapore and was part of the Hollywood Dreams Parade from 2018-2020.

    She has been trained by industry professionals such as Nikki Snelson, Karen Lacey and Emily Maltby. She has been involved in several musicals and her theatre credits include: Roxie Hart in Chicago, Seussical the Musical, Fiddler on the Roof and Aida.

    Victoria is excited to share her love for the arts, and aims to create an environment of fun and safety where children can find joy in discovering the beauty of dance and musical theatre.

  • BELLE OHBALLET & JAZZ, STREET DANCE, CONTEMPORARY

    At a young age, Belle found her love and passion for Dance at the Poi Ching School Chinese Dance team. Exposed to Ballet techniques, she began her hunt for exposure to the various genres of Dance. Now a team member of Dropouts, Belle is also skilled with the techniques of street and contemporary.

    At Nanyang Polytechnic, Belle was Dance Captain of the Jazz CCA, Danzinc. She has choreographed for multiple events and practices such as for NYP’s National Day celebration. Belle also taught Street Jazz to a group of beginners at a local, girl-centric community program, HEY BELLE.

    With a strong passion for the various genres of dance, she ventures out for multiple performances and competition opportunities such as Get The Beat, Super 24, and NDP 2022. She consistently seeks knowledge of new genres and better techniques through the guidance of highly experienced instructors such as Nicholas Long and ET. She has also choreographed for a Get The Beat competition item and has since fed her passion for choreographing. Belle is now exploring the genres of Vogue and Hip Hop.

    Bold and filled with curiosity, she is excited to fill her dance journey with more experiences and memories.

  • TEO JIAXUAN BALLET & JAZZ

    Jiaxuan have been dancing since the age of 4. Originally trained in ballet, she moves on to find her calling in Jazz and is certified with CSTD Teacher’s Diploma in Modern Jazz. As her passion grew throughout the years, she explored other genres such as Contemporary, Lyrical, Street Jazz, Jazz Funk, Heels, Waacking, Hip Hop, Open Choreography, and more.

    Her performance experiences include dancing professionally for Mediacorp Star Search, National Day Parade, Chingay, for brands such as Miss Dior, etc. She also dance competitively at Get The Beat Dance Competition, Super 24, Safra TUT Competition, The Royale SG Battle, Re.Mix The Dance Comp, SYFs, etc. She also participated in many productions such as NUS Ascen(dance!), Nanyang Polytechnic 25th Anniversary, Converge Recital, O School Recital, R! Recital, etc.

    Besides teaching and dancing, she also graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts with her Bachelor‚Äôs Degree in Fashion Media & Industries, focusing her study on the study of Dance and Fashion ‚ÄĒ how fashion, movement and emotions story tell through imagery and dance.

    She is now currently working towards getting the CSTD Teacher’s Certificate in Classical Ballet to give her students the best quality of dance class in terms of classroom environment, teaching styles and technique.

  • SYARUL EZUAN (CHOCO)STREET DANCE

    Syarul Ezuan is a talented performer, started as a street dancer at the age of 12. He is the former leader of the high energy & heart-pumping dance group sensation, Fantastic Kidz & the bronze medalist for the 2011 World Supremacy Battleground, Fantastic Forze Crew. He is a very determined individual that has put out a tremendous amount of hard work & dedication for his craft and will not stop in pursuing his dream to secure his career in the arts industry. After completing his National Service in December 2014, he is fully focused now on creative-directing, instructing, teaching & sharing his craft in dance for the past 8 years; after being taught/trained for more than 10 years under the tutelage of choreographers/instructors of more than 20 years of experience in the industry.

    His biggest achievement to date is becoming the contingent choreographer for the annual Chingay Parade for the 5th year in a row with 2 awards in his belt & the 2012 SEA Games Opening Ceremony held at the Indoor Stadium in Singapore.

    Also, he formed a performance agency business (65 Worldwide) in 2017, which includes, forming a dance workforce group called the ‚ÄúDiamond Drip Team‚ÄĚ; to give opportunities, groom, nurture & gain experiences to youths who shares the same passion for dancing, the chance to be able to perform in the commercial arts industry & be future professionals in the coming years ahead.

    Currently, Syarul is teaching various schools/centres & providing his clientele, the talents in his company for shows & performances across Singapore.

    As of now, he is preparing for an upcoming national event which is the CHINGAY 2020 Parade, that is his 5th milestone year choreographing & this time around, leading 5 contingents, happening this year.

  • ELVYSTREET DANCE

    Elvy began dancing at the age of 10. During her years as a dancer, she trained in many styles including: Street Style, Jazz, Lyrical and Contemporary.

    As a dancer, Elvy has competed in many dance competitions such as Super 24, and has taught several dance styles including Ballet in 2 studios in Singapore. Over the years, Elvy’s students have been very successful in their ballet exams.

    And as a Dance Teacher, Elvy feels that it is important for her students to feel confident, motivated and inspired at all times and that they are in an environment they feel comfortable in. Elvy wants to see her students succeed, be proud of their accomplishments and enjoy all of the hard work and dedication they put into dance.

  • CHUN VENUSACRO, COMMERCIAL JAZZ & STREET DANCE

    Dancing since age 6, Chun is a fireball of energy, representing her little red dot birthplace in Singapore very well ‚Äď small in size yet powerfully unique. She has choreographed for some of Asia’s top pop artists, including Wang Leehom, BY2, Inch Chua, Hong Junyang and has danced for Agnes Monica, Sheik Haikal to name a few.

    After 8 years in Asia, she spent 8 years in New York as a dancer/choreographer where she started her off-broadway debut in “Double It: A circus living room” and been featured on New York Times, Forbes, New York Fashion Week, Good Morning America, and ABC Live for her dance journey. She has danced in music videos for Madonna, Eric Bellinger, The Code, Diplo, Slayrizz, and Born i Music alongside top choreographers such as Paris Goebel, NappyTabs (Napolean and Tabitha Dumo), Ashle Dawson, Princess Lockerooo.

    Her recent awards include Winner of Singapore Got Talent and Popular Vote 2021 and Top 32 of America’s Got Talent (New York Auditions) 2019. Beyond this list, she endeavours to continually grow and remain a humble avid learner of life.

  • TERESA HALLISTD TRAINER FOR BALLET

    Ms Teresa Hall is a Fellow of the ISTD (Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing), Assessor and Tutor for all units of the Associate and DDE qualifications in Modern Theatre and Imperial Classical Ballet, and has her DDE in Tap. Prior to her ISTD studies, Ms. Hall was professionally trained at The Arts Educational School London on their 3 year musical theatre course before undertaking a professional dance career.

    Ms. Teresa has a school in Italy (Scuola di Danza TDH) which is now run by her daughter. She was Master Trainer for Asia Music and Performing Arts Education (AMPA Education) from 2017 to 2021, and Director of Dance at Soul Music and Performing Arts Academy from 2019 to 2021- both roles in Ho Chi Minh City, VN.

  • DAWN WONGBALLET, JAZZ & MUSICAL THEATRE

    Dawn embarked on her dance journey at the tender age of 3, immersing herself in the graceful realm of movement. Her dedication led her to achieve excellence, culminating in the successful completion of her Royal Academy of Dance Vocational Advanced 1 Exams.

    Eager to explore the diverse tapestry of dance, Dawn embraced a multitude of genres, including Salsa, Bachata, Latin ballroom, Lindy hop, Contemporary, Lyrical jazz and Street jazz. Her performances graced prestigious events such as the National Day Parade, Singapore Youth Festival, and Chingay. Through her performances at ballet recitals and Latin congresses/festivals, Dawn has demonstrated her artistry, earning her awards in esteemed competitions such as Get The Beat, YAF, Singapore Challenge Cup, and the Asia Dance Arts Festival. Her journey in the world of dance has been further enriched by her participation in summer programs at the prestigious New York City Ballet, where she was able to immerse herself in one of the world’s most renowned dance institutions.

    She enjoys sharing her passion for the arts with children and has taught dance in studios and pre-schools alike. Radiating vitality and a profound belief in the transformative power of dance, she believes that dancing has the power to inspire people and to spark positive change in the world.

  • CHRISTABEL TANBALLET & JAZZ

    Christabel is a passionate dancer from Singapore. She started dancing Latin American Ballroom Dance at the age of 10. Christabel has taken part in professional competitions both locally and overseas, competing in solo, partnership and group items. She has participated in other arts festival events such as Chingay, from 2016 – 2020 under Wannastudio Singapore.

    In 2018, she joined the dance group Korean Dance Wave (KDW) and took part in National Day performance. Eager to learn more, she exposed herself to other genres of dance such as Ballet, Contemporary, Street Jazz, Kpop and Hip Hop. Christabel graduated from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) with Diploma in Dance and had the opportunity to work and teach alongside numerous professional choreographers. As a fresh graduate, she is enthusiastic in sharing her knowledge and guiding people through their dance journey.

  • NOR DEE DEEACRO

    Nor Dee Dee is a professional dancer, choreographer and trainer with more than 15 years of working experience. Beginning with no formal dance training, she embarked on a journey of self-awareness through movement and dance. She naturally took to Hip Hop, Street Jazz and traditional Malay dance, and later discovered Bellydance, Firedancing, Ethnic Fusion, Afro-tribal and her most recent love, Brazilian Samba.

    She has trained together with her Samba Sister, Farah Dawood de Morais, and continued to seek training from Mishel Finlayson of Sambaliscious (Australia), Fabia Santiago of Brazilian Dance Gold Coast (Brazil) and Anna Arruda (Brazil). Since honing her Samba skills, Nor has represented Singapore in a Solo and Group Category for the 1st Australasian Samba Queen Competition.

    Nor is proud to have made a life-long dream a reality: Co-founded the Singapore School of Samba (SSS). As Creative Director of SSS, Nor is passionately determined to, not only continue to co-organise Singapore‚Äôs most authentic annual Brazilian festival ‚ÄúRitmo do Brasil‚ÄĚ, but to also continue to bring the best learning and performing experience to all.

  • SAMANTHA NUBLA MONTANOSTREET DANCE

    Samantha began her dance journey self-taught; secretly dancing in her room at a shy age of 12. She officially picked it up when she joined her secondary school CCA and has been full speed ahead ever since. With a strong foundation in Hip Hop, she’s clutched multiple achievements both in competitive dance and choreography for both school and external events such as Singapore Polytechnic’s annual Arts Fiesta, Singapore Youth Festival and Super 24.

    Along the way she fell in love with freestyle and has ever since been making her way up the street dance scene in Singapore, joining Open-Style or Hip-hop battles and attaining a few placements under her belt. She recently won the Youth Space Organised 1v1, Open Style under 21 battle.

  • THADDAEUS LOWCONTEMPORARY

    Thaddaeus started his journey in dance at the age of 3, beginning with Jazz & Tap and eventually moving into Ballet & Contemporary.He started competing at the age of 6, and has won over 16 Golds in the Asia Pacific Dance Competition, 1st place in the Pre-Genee Singapore Nationals and an outstanding dance award at the Janet Cram Awards held in London.

    At the age of 12, he was a part of the pioneering batch at SOTA, where he decided to take on dance as a career. At 15, Rambert School offered him an accelerated entry into their 2nd year, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Ballet and Contemporary Dance at the age of 17.

    His professional career began at 18, touring with a danish ballet company, Peter Schaufuss Balleten, where he spent the next 5 seasons climbing the ranks to eventually becoming a principal dancer, performing in ‘Swan Lake’ & ‘The Nutcracker’ amongst many others. He has also been a soloist at English National Ballet and National Contemporary Ballet.

    With a desire to further develop his art form, he explored contemporary dance, travelling to 15 countries from the Netherlands to Israel dancing with various companies such as Batsheva Dance Company. He has been given the opportunity to take on works and interact with the likes of Russell Maliphant, Angelin Preljocaj & Sharon Eyel.

Summer Dance Camp 2024 [May - Aug 2024] is now open for registrations!

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