External Courses

Please contact organisers directly for booking.


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Capoeira

Instructor: Master Ousado

Date: Every Friday & Sunday
Time: 8pm - 10pm (Fridays) & 3pm - 5pm (Sundays)
Venue: The Substation Dance Studio

Fee: $100/month (12 years and below) & $130/month (13 years and above)

If a heady mix of music, deft martial arts movements and airborne acrobatics are sure to get the adrenaline pumping, Capoeira is for you. If you're interested in some acrobatic high-jinks Brazilian-style, look up Capoeira Master Ousado of the local chapter of the Association of Capoeira Argola De Uno. This martial art is for anyone and everyone of all ages!

To register, please call Master Ousado at 9452 1349 or email ousado@adoclife.com


Tanz Ballet - Lessons for Children

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Instructor: Ms. Cherrie C. Tan

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 2pm - 4pm
Venue: The Substation Dance Studio

Designed for children, these ballet classes are specially designed to develop creativity, musical awareness and co-ordination of movement and to encourage good posture.

For more information and register, please call Mrs. Cherrie C. Tan at 9222 7513.


Ori Tahiti

Instructor: Mrs. Heiata Lee-Dupuich

Date: Every Saturday
Time: 12pm - 1.30pm
Venue: The Substation Dance Studio

Fee: $300 for 12 lessons

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Ori Tahiti means Tahitian Dance. This is a traditional and cultural dance. It has always formed a part of Tahitian people's lives. In the past, the dance was directly linked to life's daily events; you dance to express joy, to welcome visitors, to implore gods, to challenge an enemy, to triumph at a competition or to liven up important meetings. Ori Tahiti is very popular, all over the world, including countries such as Polynesia, France, Japan, USA, Hawaii and Mexico. This dance is a great workout for the core, gluten and legs. During the lesson, you feel peaceful and joyful!

To register, please call Mrs. Heiata Lee-Dupuich at 9187 3809 or email heiata@oritahiti-sg.com

For more information, please visit www.oritahiti-sg.com


5L - Dance Lab Open Level (18+)

By FiveLines

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Date: Every Wednesday
Time: 7pm - 8pm
Venue: The Substation Dance Studio

A weekly contemporary dance session for everybody curious about contemporary dance. The session is delivered a guest dance artist who specializes in making dance accessible to all.

The participants will gain insight in professional contemporary dance techniques such as floor-work and release techniques, repertoire from stage performances as well as development of new creative dance work.

The work is created for development in studio and not for performance purposes enabling a relaxed atmosphere for all.

To register, please email admin@fivelines.asia

For more information, please visit www.fivelines.asia


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5L Dance Company (14 years +)

By FiveLines

Date: Every Monday
Time: 5:15pm - 6:45pm
Venue: The Substation Dance Studio

5L - The FiveLines Pre-Professional Dance Company invests in young dancers who wish to advance their skills before they enter a formal full-time education in dance.

To register, please email admin@fivelines.asia

For more information, please visit www.fivelines.asia

 


5L Junior Dance  (7 years +)

By FiveLines Asia

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Date: Every Thursday
Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Venue: The Substation Dance Studio

The 5L – Junior Dance Company is a creative contemporary dance class for boys and girls, an environment for young people who have shown an interest in dance, movement or acrobatics.

Each week the students of 5L – Junior Dance Company will, in this nurturing environment experience the endless creative possibilities of contemporary dance – Parkour, upper body skills through choreography and rehearsals, working towards termly scheduled performances.

  • Open ability for ages 7 years to 12 years
  • Classes are held at the Substation studio
  • Two-hour session once a week
  • Thursday from 4.30 pm-6.30 pm
  • Contemporary dance technique – 1 hour
  • Development and rehearsal of a new piece of choreography in preparation for our performances in Singapore – 1 hour

Creative Director & Programme Leader of 5L Junior Dance Company

Renowned dance artist  Ezekiel Oliveira, a master of floor work-technique, contact improvisation and double work. Ezekiel has been teaching  contemporary dance class for many years, he is also a choreographer and creative producer. He worked with world-class choreographers: Stephan Koplowitz, Balbir Singh, Hofesh Schechter and Fleur Darkin (Scottish Dance Theatre). More recently Ezekiel choreographed Skin- A Choreographic Response for Singapore Art Museum and is also one of the mentors for MOVE with Maya Dance Theatre as well as a dance lecturer at NAFA.

For further information and registration please contact admin@fivelines.asia

For more information, please visit www.fivelines.asia


Acting Workshop: The Meisner Technique

By Dean Lundquist
The Substation, 2nd Floor Classroom
Admission & Info: dean.lundquist@gmail.com, 9825 0765
Course Fees: $400

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Dates: 3 Jan - 2 Feb 2016

In this workshop participants will be introduced to Sanford Meisner’s approach to working with dramatic texts.  Actors will work on two monologues suitable for audition pieces and at least one scene with a partner.

This workshop is ideal for those who have completed the introductory Meisner Technique Workshop, but it is not a pre-requisite.  The workshop is open to beginners but is recommended for those who have some acting experience.

This class is intended for adults 18 years of age or older.

FACILITATOR BIOGRAPHY

Dean Lundquist is an award-winning writer, director, actor and instructor. He holds dual Masters degrees in Playwriting from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts and Directing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Additionally, he underwent actor training at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco.  He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.  Dean’s plays have been performed throughout the English-speaking world.  He is the artistic director and founder of Asylum Theatre Ltd. He teaches locally at Lasalle College of the Arts and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.


Playwriting Workshop: From Page to Stage
 

By Dean Lundquist
The Substation, 2nd Floor Classroom
Admission & Info: dean.lundquist@gmail.com, 9825 0765
Course Fees: $250

Wednesdays, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

It’s doesn’t matter if you’ve written a play before or would like to try it for the first time, there’s something for everyone in this fun and exciting workshop.

Dean Lundquist, award winning playwright, director and graduate of the dramatic writing program at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, leads this five session workshop that will help you generate new work and formulate a strategy for how to find a home and market for your play.

Based in a series of exercises that grow gradually more complex, the workshop helps participants to understand the basic elements of drama, conflict, character and action. The exercises also help the aspiring playwright to become increasingly sophisticated in the use of dramatic forms that will help turn simple ideas in to viable plays.

Participants will write a ten-minute play. Outside work will be required. 

FACILITATOR BIOGRAPHY

Dean Lundquist is an award-winning writer, director, actor and instructor. He holds dual Masters degrees in Playwriting from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts and Directing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Additionally, he underwent actor training at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco.  He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.  Dean’s plays have been performed throughout the English-speaking world.  He is the artistic director and founder of Asylum Theatre Ltd. He teaches locally at Lasalle College of the Arts and the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.