External Courses

Please contact organisers directly for booking.



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


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


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


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


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


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

Acting Workshop: The Meisner Technique
By Dean Lundquist
The Substation Classroom 1
Admission: Contact dean.lundquist@gmail.com / 9825 0765
Course Fees: $400 (10% early bird discount if you sign up one month before the start of the class)

“Acting is the ability to live truthfully under imaginary circumstances.” —Sanford Meisner

Award-winning writer, director and actor Dean Lundquist leads this five-week workshop on “the theatre’s best kept secret” — the Meisner Technique.

Students of Meisner’s technique include actors, directors and writers such as Alec Baldwin, Jeff Bridges, James Caan, Robert Duvall, Tina Fey, Bob Fosse, James Gandolfini, Jeff Goldblum, Grace Kelly, David Mamet, Dylan McDermott, Steve McQueen, Christopher Meloni, Arthur Miller, Gregory Peck, Sandra Bullock, Sydney Pollack and John Voight to name a few.

In this workshop participants will learn Meisner’s theory of acting while developing a solid craft. Participants can look forward to becoming freer and more spontaneous by mastering a set of acting tools designed to serve them for a lifetime. This introductory workshop is appropriate for beginners or working professionals.   As the name implies, actors will experience series of exercises designed by master acting teacher Sanford Meisner in order to lay the foundation for further work. These fun and interesting exercises address the major problems that prevent actors from living truthfully under imaginary circumstances.

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

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
Dates: 1 Nov - 1 Dec 2016


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.

by Dean Lundquist

It’s doesn’t matter if you’ve written a play before or would like to try it for the first time, there will be 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 gradually grow 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 and a one act play. Outside work will be required.

730pm to 930pm, Random Room                                               

To register or for additional information, please call 9825 0765 or email dean.lundquist@gmail.com