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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, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Contemporary, and Mommy and Me. Our academy is catered to students and adults 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 nurtured 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’s Diploma by Urdang Academy of Performing Arts, London
    • Imperial Society Teacher’s of Dancing (ISTD), UK Associate Ballet Teaching (Qualification)
  • ANDREW COWLEYJAZZ, TAP, HIP HOP, STREET JAZZ, MUSICAL THEATRE, BALLET, PERFORMANCE TRAINING

    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’s 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. While there he trained and received his teaching qualifications in the ISTD Modern and Tap. He performed in the “ Daisy Ball “ on two separate occasions and “ Rock The Boat ‘, London’s 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.   Recently, 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 looks forward to teaching at All That Jazz, Singapore this season.

     

  • FELIX LIMJAZZ, HIP HOP, TURNS & LEAPS, PERFORMANCE TRAINING

    A graduate from LASALLE College of The Arts Musical Theatre degree program, Felix Lim is an actor, dancer and singer from Penang, Malaysia. He started dancing and acting in his teenage years and has never stopped since. Felix vividly remembers that it was one of Britney Spear’s music videos which he saw as a young boy that ignited his passion in performing. Therefore, he started his dance journey with Hip Hop and Street Jazz, and later got into Jazz, Tap and Ballet. He also holds a Diploma in Theatre (Mandarin Drama) from NAFA. 

    A versatile performer, Felix performed in musicals and plays which include: Story of A Stairway, A Midsummers Night Dream,  A Chorus LineThe 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Urinetown, Kumarajiva and Army Daze 2 where he was either supporting roles or as a featured dancer.

    Felix is excited to be a new addition to All That Jazz Dance Academy and can’t wait to see what the future has planned for him!

  • SHERIDEN NEWMANBALLET, JAZZ, LYRICAL

    Sheriden Newman (Sheri), graduated from New Zealand School of Dance and
    Queensland University of Technology in Australia with a BFA (Dance) in 2010.
    She joined Asian Contemporary dance company, Maya Dance Theatre (Singapore) from 2011 to
    2015. With the company, she performed extensively in local and overseas productions and
    worked with many international artists from Indonesia, Malaysia, Korea, USA and Australia. She
    has also choreographed a number of works in Singapore for schools, and local companies and
    adjudicated in a number of Dance Competitions in Singapore and Indonesia. Through her time
    here in Singapore, she has been one of the part-time lecturers at Lasalle College of the Arts and
    Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, teaching Ballet and Contemporary Dance Technique for the
    Dance Diploma students
    Sheri is also one of the founders for young dance collective, Soul Signature, along with
    independent dance artist Sufri Juwahir. Soul Signature began in 2015 and since then has
    produced and presented three Contemporary dance productions, REVERBERATE, 2016 and
    GADING, 2017 and FOREGROUND 2018. Together the duo collaborated for the work, ‘Decipher’
    at the 31 st International Choreography Competition, Hannover (Germany) and received three
    awards: 2 nd Prize Award; Audience Award and the Delattre Dance Company Award.
    Sheri is now a full-time teacher at All That Jazz Dance Academy (Singapore), where she hopes to
    share and guide the next generation of dancers in Singapore and beyond.

  • AMELIA RAMLIBALLET, JAZZ, CONTEMPORARY, TAP, LYRICAL, PERFORMANCE TRAINING

    Amelia began her dance journey in the classical roots of ballet and modern dance. She went on to pursue preprofessional classical training at SOTA (School of the Arts Singapore) and later on completed her dance education in Lasalle College of the Arts Singapore. Having undergone training in both institutions, Amelia has the opportunities to be taught under names such as Cheah Mei Sing,Patricia Hon,Silvia Yong,Toru Okada and Dapheny Chen where she has emerged as a strong versatile dancer with genres of ballet, modern,contemporary,jazz under her belt.

    Upon graduation,Amelia has been working as a freelance professional dancer and dance instructor, performing in local and overseas platforms such as the Beijing Dance Festival 2017 and Athens Contemporary Dance Festival 2018. Amelia has also taught in various schools such as the Singapore American School, Raffles Girls Primary,Singapore Girls Home, Riverside Secondary, Chij Kellock, and All that Jazz studio over the past 3 years.
    Passionate about teaching, Amelia has sincere wishes in shaping the next generation of dancers as a dance educator, and aims to engage her students to be leaders in their own creative ways and in their own right and lives.
  • CHARLENE CLYDEBALLET, JAZZ, LYRICAL, TAP, PERFORMANCE TRAINING

    Charlene started her dance training at the age of three with Attitude Performing Arts Studio. She joined the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts(NAFA) Diploma in Dance Programme in 2015 and is a recipient of the NAFA scholarship for 2017. Charlene is a versatile dancer and has performed many works for Esplanade Da:ns Festival –The Third Space (2016) & The Next Generation (2017) and CROSSINGS(NAFA) in 2016 & 2018. She has been active in the competitive dance scene since young and has won numerous awards in various dance competitions locally and abroad. During her time in NAFA, she has performed in Esplanade Da:ns Festival –The Third Space (2016) and The Next Generation (2017) and CROSSINGS(NAFA) in 2016 & 2018. Most particularly, Charlene attended dance intensives at Batsheva Dance Company(Israel) (2018) and East point West| Interdisciplinary Festival of Embodiment (2018).

  • PHYLLIS XIEBALLET, JAZZ, TAP, PERFORMANCE TRAINING

    Phyllis was trained in Classical Ballet under the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus at the Singapore Ballet Academy from a young age till Advanced II. She also took up Rhythmic Gymnastics as a competitive sport in school and also trained in Contemporary Dance.

    Phyllis pursued her dance studies and graduated with a First Class Honours, BA Choreography and Dance at the University of Winchester, United Kingdom in 2015 and studied dance at Shenandoah Conservatory in USA. She has performed and worked with Retina Dance Company, Clod Ensemble, and Lila Dance Company.

    Now a performer, choreographer and teacher, Phyllis teaches ballet, rhythmic gymnastics and contemporary dance to children, youths and adults. She is a registered teacher with the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) and enjoys educating the young, and imparting her passion and knowledge about dance to others, young and old.

  • JUNE LAUBALLET, JAZZ, CONTEMPORARY, LYRICAL

    June graduated from LASALLE College of the Arts in 2010 with a BA (Hons) in Dance, majoring in contemporary dance. Upon graduation, she joined Hong Kong Disneyland as a dancer, fulfilling the childhood dream she had been harbouring since she visited Walt Disney World at the age of 12. Her 5 colourful years at Hong Kong Disneyland were nothing short of magic making, basking in the joy of performing every day, and deriving happiness from seeing the smiles on children’s faces. Moving back to Singapore to be with her family, June has been teaching various genres of dance and performing arts programmes in different institutions, also choreographing for dance concerts and competitions- from contemporary dance for teens and tweens, to ballet classes for the young ones, as well as a variety of dance and creative movement holiday programmes.

    June has always been passionate about dance, sharing dance and interacting with children. She believes in the magical powers of dance on children, and hopes to be able to help more children experience it.

  • HAFEEZ HASSANHIP HOP, BBOY

    Hafeez started out as a street dancer, Michael Jackson being one of his heroes as a kid. Fantastic 4, his street crew clinched many coveted dance awards, for instance at the Singapore Hip Hop Championship (2006), Dance Festival’s Overdrive at the Esplanade (2006), Mediacorp’s The Dance Floor (2007) to name a few. At 18 he was spotted by local rapper Sheikh Haikel and worked as a choreographer and dancer for music videos and concerts. In 2011 he began to explore different genres, such as contemporary, jazz and ethnic. In 2012 he began his journey in theatre with Theatre works’ National Broadway Company, Dream Academy’s Kumar: What Makes a Man a Man?, the Singapore Arts Festival’s Flipside with Starlight Alchemy’s Dream of Dragons at the Esplanade and Singapore Nights Festival 2015 where he did dancing with fire.

    Hafeez has also danced in productions with Contemporary Dance company, Maya Dance Theatre. Hafeez is also actively involved in the commercial and theatre scene as a choreographer. His works include Youth Olympic Games closing ceremony’s Opening Segment 2010, Tnet the musical 2012, Maya dance theatre’s release 2.0 2013 and National day parade, co-Choreographed “Singapura” segment, co-Choreographed WildRice’s Pantomime The Emperor’s New Clothes to name a few. He has been and still is involved in numerous productions locally and overseas.

    Hafeez truly believes that there is no end when it comes to learning and exploring more. He also believes that there is no stopping when it comes to learning and always looking forward on doing something new.

  • YueRu MaBALLET, JAZZ

    YueRu Ma began her formal dance education in the pioneer cohort at School of the Arts Singapore, and later graduated summa cum laude from The Boston Conservatory, receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance. She is currently a company member of Frontier Danceland, a contemporary dance company in Singapore. She has also danced professionally in the United States and Spain, with companies such as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago 2, Post:Ballet and Present-Day Dance Theater, among others.

    As a teacher, she hopes to encourage an enjoyment and appreciation of dance in the students, develop necessary technical skills and an artistic sensibility, as well as cultivate a sense of determination and work ethic that they can carry on to their daily lives.

  • NARIKO LIMBALLET, JAZZ, LYRICAL

    Having been exposed to dance at a young age of 4, Nariko started her dance journey with ballet. She was then introduced to the contemporary and Jazz genre in which she found her interest in and continued to pursue them whilst taking her ballet examinations. 
     
    As a choreographer, Nariko has put up her works both locally as well as internationally for both performances and competitions. She has also worked with dancers of ages spanning from pre-primary to adults. Whether a student’s intention is simply to keep fit or to pursue a dance career, Nariko believes that dance should be an enjoyable experience to express and strengthen oneself, physically and mentally.
  • ANGELINA CHANDRABALLET, JAZZ

    At eight years old, Angel found herself peeping at her cousins’ ballet classes and discovered her passion for dance and theatre. Since then, she pursued training in performing and directing, with mentors such as Gianti Giadi and Gloria Tan. She has choreographed and directed several dance and musical productions, namely NUANSA 2012 by NUS, 2 Seconds by SMU, Indonesian Arts Festival (2012, 2015) in which she was praised for her innovative collaboration of Wayang Kulit, Wayang Wong and Musical Theatre.

    She is intensely enthusiastic about raising awareness for social causes through performance. She was a dancer and singer for iCancervive for two consecutive years (2017/2018), and was recently a main character in Incognito, a musical that explores Alzheimer’s and depression.
    She is also very passionate in teaching. She was an Assistant Teacher and choreographer for Musical Theatre Workshop by SingTheatre and Alliance Françoise, and currently teaches ballet part-time at The Ballet and Music Company.

  • HAPHIZ NASRUDDINHIP HOP

    Phiz started his dance journey since 2001. An original member of a local Street Dance Crew called Styles From Beyond. Throughout his dance journey, Phiz has achieved top placings in numerous dance competition, competing against top crews from around Asia.

    With more than 10 years teaching experience in Street Dance he was invited to conduct classes both locally and internationally, such as Brunei, Malaysia and Indonesia. Apart from that, he was honoured to be among selected as a Backup Dancer (NEZindahood) to Tour with the world renowned Indonesian Artist, Agnes Monica.

    Although he was self-taught and has not gone through any technical training, it doesn’t stop him from signing up for workshops and Master Classes to improve himself. He recently tapped in Contemporary Dance and Musical Theatre to strive to become a well-rounded performer. As they say, ” Every Professionals was once a Beginner “