It is on this belief that dance education is not just a type of physical education , rather it induces the spirit of understanding of art and appreciation for the same, Singapore Dance Theatre was jointly set up by the late Anthony Then and current Artistic Director Ms Goh Soo Khim. An eminent ballet professional herself, Ms Goh leads the company of 22 dancers of Asia-Pacific countries origin. Their aim was to tease both the creative thinking and interpersonal communication abilities of the students through various dance movements. |
Let us take a note of the location, events and activities of Singapore Dance Theatre:
Location: The address goes like this if you want to send a mail.
Singapore Dance Theatre Ltd
Fort Canning Centre
2nd Storey, Cox Terrace
Contact at- partnerships@singapore dancetheatre.com ( through e- mails)
Performing sessions: Singapore Dance Theatre usually perform for six seasons of a year. The range of performance sounds pretty impressive as it extends from classical to contemporary ballet and to some of the major works of the eminent choreographers like Jean-Paul Comelin, Stanton Welch, or George Balanchine and many others.
Activities and courses: Every year, Singapore Dance Theatre spends a major part of its budget on supplying its dancers with point e shoes, special blocked-toe foot gear for classical, neo-classical and contemporary ballets to carry out their daily practices as generally these shoes do not last long.
Singapore Dance Theatre's educational and outreach division lends out a helping hand to children, youths, and adults with the necessary tools to become productive and well-balanced people. This is definitely a philanthropic act towards human community. At this context it must be mentioned that the Singapore Dance Theatre is a "not-for-profit", professional dance company. It mainly stages full-length classical and contemporary ballet performances both in Singapore and at international festivals.
As a member of National Arts Council's Arts Education Programme, it offers various courses specially designed for the new comers through extensive workshops which are generally held at the Singapore Dance Theatre. Their overseas performances give the dancers an opportunity to interact with the performing artist and groups of Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand and the United States. In a nutshell, Singapore Dance Theatre has truly succeeded in occupying a prominent place in the sphere of Singapore art.
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