Footwork: Adults & Youth

Footwork: Adults & Youth

DATE

3 Aug (Sat) - 29 Sep (Sun)

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TIME

Saturday, 14:00 - 14:00, 16:00 - 16:00, 18:00 - 18:00, 20:00 - 20:00

Sunday, 14:00 - 14:00, 16:00 - 16:00, 18:00 - 18:00, 20:00 - 20:00

PRICE

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LOCATION

Esplanade. Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

#Family #Weekend #Dance

Discover the joy of movement and fall in love with dance at da:ns festival's Footwork workshops. Conducted by professional instructors, these basic workshops are designed for adults and youths with little or no experience in dance.

There’s no better way to fall in love with dance than to try dancing yourself. Footwork gives you the opportunity to learn popular dances from the experts and pick up some moves in the months leading up to the da:ns festival.

Lyrical Hip Hop
3 Aug, Sat, 4pm
Details

Lyrical Hip Hop is a fluid and more interpretive version of new style Hip Hop. The name lyrical comes from the word "lyrics" because dancers use the lyrics of a song or instrumental music to do certain movements or show expression. The goal of a lyrical dancer is to use gesture, facial expression, and controlled movements to execute their movements and emotions.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Danz People
About Danz People
Founded in 1997, Danz People is one of Singapore's premier dance studios, catering to both children and adults, with classes for absolute beginners to seasoned dancers. Danz People's curriculum includes Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Fitness Classes and more! Take your pick of programmes that suits your personality and interest! We look forward to sharing our love of dance with you.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @danzpeople

Lindy Hop
3 Aug, Sat, 6pm
Details

Lindy Hop is a happy dance that will definitely put a smile on your face, as you learn how to groove to the hip hop of the Swing Era. You will learn the basics of this jazz partner dance, along with connection techniques that will get you to communicate with your partner without words!
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Jazz Inc
About Jazz Inc
Jazz Inc, founded by traditional jazz dance specialist Sinclair Ang, promotes traditional jazz dancing from vernacular Jazz, to Charleston, and Lindy Hop through classes, performances and lectures on the dance form and the music. The dancers have performed both locally and overseas, and in different media and contexts, including dance documentaries and commercials, talk shows, festivals, as well as for the nation on National Day with the Dim Sum Dollies. Having taught Swing Dancing for over a decade now, Sinclair has taught and performed across Europe and Asia Pacific in over 30 cities and 20 countries.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @jazzincsg

Burlesque (Ladies Only)
3 Aug, Sat, 8pm
Details

Feminine, sexy and seductive. Express your unique personality in this workshop through basic moves and techniques from dances ranging from Broadway Jazz to contemporary dance. Learn how to do body isolations and explore your feminine nature through simple choreography.
Please come in comfortable wear and heels.
Conducted by L.A. Dance Connection LLP.
About L.A. Dance Connection LLP
L.A. Dance Connection (LADC) is a local dance company offering classes in Hip Hop, Jazz, Salsa and dance fitness for kids and adults. Founded in 2003, LADC’s mission is to share the passion for dance and to promote healthy living. In the recent years, LADC has taught dance and dance fitness workshops in Los Angeles, India and Indonesia. Currently, LADC offers classes in Singapore and Los Angeles, USA.
Website
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Instagram: @ladcsg

Hip Hop

4 Aug, Sun, 4pm
Details

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music. These classes are usually conducted to upbeat music and are not limited to just the latest Hip Hop hits but also music from various genres. Expect an energetic class that not only teaches you basic Hip Hop movements and techniques, but also instils rhythm and precision in your muscle memory.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Danz People.
About Danz People
Founded in 1997, Danz People is one of Singapore's premier dance studios, catering to both children and adults, with classes for absolute beginners to seasoned dancers. Danz People's curriculum includes Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Fitness Classes and more! Take your pick of programmes that suits your personality and interest! We look forward to sharing our love of dance with you.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @danzpeople

Viennese Waltz (Date Night)**

**Date Night tickets are sold in pairs

4 Aug, Sun, 6pm
Details

Make it a fun night to remember and learn a new couple dance with your date! A relative of the slow Waltz but with a much faster tempo, the Viennese Waltz is danced to a rapid 1-2-3 beat, and is characterised by constant rotation while maintaining a smoothness and poise all the while.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by DanceSport Academy
About The DanceSport Academy Pte Ltd
The DanceSport Academy(TDA) is a premier dance school under the directions of DanceSport Champions Melvin and Sharon.
Whether instilling social grace and confidence in your child, achieving work-life balance or rejuvenating yourself through fitness and dance, TDA is a one-stop learning hub offering fun-filled activities like Social Dances & Ballroom Dancing, Fitness Classes (Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, K-Pop Fitness) and Competitive DanceSport Training (Adult & Kids).
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @thedancesportacademy

Swing*

*This is a partner dance workshop.

24 Aug, Sat, 2pm
Details

Swing dancing consists of many different rhythms, including the East Coast Swing pattern as well as the Charleston, both of which will be introduced at this workshop. Learn how to communicate with your partner and change these rhythms without words and groove to the infectious tunes from the Big Band Era!
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Jazz Inc
About Jazz Inc
Jazz Inc, founded by traditional jazz dance specialist Sinclair Ang, promotes traditional jazz dancing from vernacular Jazz, to Charleston, and Lindy Hop through classes, performances and lectures on the dance form and the music. The dancers have performed both locally and overseas, and in different media and contexts, including dance documentaries and commercials, talk shows, festivals, as well as for the nation on National Day with the Dim Sum Dollies. Having taught Swing Dancing for over a decade now, Sinclair has taught and performed across Europe and Asia Pacific in over 30 cities and 20 countries.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @jazzincsg

Ballet
24 Aug, Sat, 4pm
Details

Develop a sense of classical style and elegance through Ballet. Ballet is a fantastic foundation for all dances- it improves posture, balance, and a dancer’s overall body strength. This workshop will consist of basic Barre work, centre work, across the floor work, and a short choreography.
Please come in ballet shoes or socks.
Conducted by Wings to Wings Dance Studio.
About Wings to Wings Dance Studio
Wings to Wings is a dance studio established in 2014, we provide dance and fitness classes to Adults and Children. Genres include Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Tap, etc, we have it all! We believe that anyone can dance and will be nurtured by our experienced teachers in a welcoming and engaging environment.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @wingstowingsdance

Bollywood

24 Aug, Sat, 6pm
Details

Bollywood dance consists of various Indian and western dance forms inspired by Bollywood movies. In this workshop, learn basic moves to favourite Hindi hit songs. Save the date and celebrate dance with us!
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Dance Embassy
About Dance Embassy
Starting off as a franchisee of Bollybeatz, dance fitness instructor Lavania Hajji then set up Dance Embassy which is now a successful dance academy in Singapore catering to individuals, groups and corporations. Dance Embassy has a team of dedicated instructors and over 400 students and regular, notable clients like Apple, Singapore Armed Forces, OCBD, Manulife, and Allianz among others.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @danceembassy

Blues (Date Night)** (NEW!)

**Date Night tickets are sold in pairs

24 Aug, Sat, 8pm
Details

Make it an intimate night to remember with your date, dancing to downtempo Jazz and Blues tunes. This workshop will teach you the basics of this couple dance that relies a lot on communication and creativity to express the mood and rhythm of the music!
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Jazz Inc
About Jazz Inc
Jazz Inc, founded by traditional jazz dance specialist Sinclair Ang, promotes traditional jazz dancing from vernacular Jazz, to Charleston, and Lindy Hop through classes, performances and lectures on the dance form and the music. The dancers have performed both locally and overseas, and in different media and contexts, including dance documentaries and commercials, talk shows, festivals, as well as for the nation on National Day with the Dim Sum Dollies. Having taught Swing Dancing for over a decade now, Sinclair has taught and performed across Europe and Asia Pacific in over 30 cities and 20 countries.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @jazzincsg

Lyrical Jazz
25 Aug, Sun, 2pm
Details

Lyrical Jazz dance refers to the unique style of Jazz dance that expresses emotional sentiment using the balletic line [not ballet steps] as a counterbalance to the percussive features of conventional Jazz dance. Its rhythmic movement uses the entire body, extends the body line and avoids sharp, angular movements to interpret the essence of the music.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Danz People.
About Danz People
Founded in 1997, Danz People is one of Singapore's premier dance studios, catering to both children and adults, with classes for absolute beginners to seasoned dancers. Danz People's curriculum includes Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Fitness Classes and more! Take your pick of programmes that suits your personality and interest! We look forward to sharing our love of dance with you.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @danzpeople

Street Dance
25 Aug, Sun, 4pm
Details

This workshop will introduce a range of basic street dance steps from the 1920s all the way to the present day, and learn about how they connect with each other. By the end of the workshop, you get to put together a simple choreography where you will have the choice of choosing your steps!
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Jazz Inc
About Jazz Inc
Jazz Inc, founded by traditional jazz dance specialist Sinclair Ang, promotes traditional jazz dancing from vernacular Jazz, to Charleston, and Lindy Hop through classes, performances and lectures on the dance form and the music. The dancers have performed both locally and overseas, and in different media and contexts, including dance documentaries and commercials, talk shows, festivals, as well as for the nation on National Day with the Dim Sum Dollies. Having taught Swing Dancing for over a decade now, Sinclair has taught and performed across Europe and Asia Pacific in over 30 cities and 20 countries.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @jazzincsg

Afro-Cuban Rumba
25 Aug, Sun, 6pm
Details

Afro-Cuban Rumba is an energetic dance that is closely linked to the Salsa dance community due to the similar origins of both dances. In Cuba, Rumba is a generic term encompassing a variety of musical rhythms and its associated dances. Afro-Cuban Rumba dance developed in rural Cuba, and is still danced in Havana, Mantanzas and other Cuban cities, although now it is infused with Jazz and Hip Hop. Learn the basic steps, technique, body movement, and the footwork of Afro-Cuban Rumba dance in this workshop.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by ACTFA.
About ACTFA
ACTFA School of Dance & Performing Arts Singapore specialises in teaching dance at social and professional levels, bringing music, dance and loads of fun to people in Singapore. They offer classes and certifications for a variety of dances at social, professional and teacher levels, including salsa, bachata, tango, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, etc tailored to suit all levels. In addition, they offer structured programmes for those who are interested in teaching and performing at the highest levels.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @actfadance

Voguing (NEW!)
31 Aug, Sat, 4pm
Details

Voguing, a highly stylised form of modern house dance which originated in the late 1980s that evolved out from the Harlem Ballroom scene in the 1960s. The dance style is inspired by the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs and also model-like poses integrated with angular, linear and arm, leg and body movements. It gained more mainstream attention when its style was exposed in Madonna's Vogue and the famous documentary, Paris is Burning, showcasing different categories, cultures and walks of life in the Ballroom Scene.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Izzy
About Izzy
Azizul Izzy Mahathir, best known for his sass with every moves he brings to the dancefloor. With his background in Contemporary Jazz, he went on to pursue his passion and later discovered his love for Voguing in 2008. He had competed in several dance competitions in Singapore which includes Channel 5's Dance Competition, The Dancefloor with Limited Edition and also a well known dance competition, Arena (2017) that took place in Chengdu, China. Recently, representing Singapore as his alter ego, Vanda Miss Joaquim in Thailand for Drag Race (a popular TV Show that's originated from Rupaul's Drag Race in the US) and coming in 4th, he is determined to share his knowledge to the community here in Singapore and also a House Mother to his house, House of Miss Joaquim.

Breakdancing (NEW!)
31 Aug, Sat, 6pm
Details

Bboy or Breaking, but commonly referred to by the masses as breakdancing, is a street dance style that originated from The Bronx, New York in the early 1970s and has grown to a worldwide community in present day. Breakdancing encompasses dynamic movements through the use of one’s body and is done to music known as "Breaks" or the loop of a certain segment of a song.
The workshop will consist of the different areas of Breaking such as Toprock (upright form of dancing in rhythmic steps), Drops (Going from upright to Footwork position, also known as downrock), Footwork (Floor Work movements comprising of both hands and legs) and Freezes (Stationary poses using your hands).
Participants can look forward to gaining an insight and understanding the different aspects of Breakdancing as well as learning the basic moves of the dance.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Recognize! Studios
About Recognize! Studios
First opened in 2010, Recognize! Studios is a creative platform that provides quality education for all types of dance and art forms. The studio constantly pushes forth, and strive to grow and support the urban artistic community. Equipped with a collective of local and international dance instructors that are respectable and reputable in their expertise of dance, we provide quality dance classes and courses that will equip you with skills and knowledge that you require, whether you are starting out or aspiring to take your dance skills to a higher level.
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Instagram: @recognizestudios

Lyrical Jazz (Date Night)** (NEW!)

**Date Night tickets are sold in pairs

31 Aug, Sat, 8pm
Details

Make it a fun night to remember with your date! This class will teach dancers about weight sharing, lifting, and duet choreography. So much storytelling can be told with two dancers. The pair will work and learn to trust each other to achieve a harmony of coordinated movements.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Danz People.
About Danz People
Founded in 1997, Danz People is one of Singapore's premier dance studios, catering to both children and adults, with classes for absolute beginners to seasoned dancers. Danz People's curriculum includes Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Fitness Classes and more! Take your pick of programmes that suits your personality and interest! We look forward to sharing our love of dance with you.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @danzpeople

Hip Hop
1 Sep, Sun, 2pm
Details

Hip Hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to Hip Hop music. These classes are usually conducted to upbeat music and are not limited to just the latest Hip Hop hits but also music from various genres. Expect an energetic class that not only teaches you basic Hip Hop movements and techniques, but also instils rhythm and precision in your muscle memory.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Danz People.
About Danz People
Founded in 1997, Danz People is one of Singapore's premier dance studios, catering to both children and adults, with classes for absolute beginners to seasoned dancers. Danz People's curriculum includes Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Fitness Classes and more! Take your pick of programmes that suits your personality and interest! We look forward to sharing our love of dance with you.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @danzpeople

Electro Swing
1 Sep, Sun, 4pm
Details

Electro Swing is dance music that mixes electronic beats to Jazz rhythms and riffs, and the dance that goes with the music has its roots in Charleston along with influences from modern street dances. Learn how to groove to these infectious tunes with some basic Charleston and Waacking moves!
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Jazz Inc
About Jazz Inc
Jazz Inc, founded by traditional jazz dance specialist Sinclair Ang, promotes traditional jazz dancing from vernacular Jazz, to Charleston, and Lindy Hop through classes, performances and lectures on the dance form and the music. The dancers have performed both locally and overseas, and in different media and contexts, including dance documentaries and commercials, talk shows, festivals, as well as for the nation on National Day with the Dim Sum Dollies. Having taught Swing Dancing for over a decade now, Sinclair has taught and performed across Europe and Asia Pacific in over 30 cities and 20 countries.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @jazzincsg

Salsa (Ladies Only) (NEW!)
1 Sep, Sun, 6pm
Details

Salsa is a fun and playful dance with upbeat and energising Latin music. This Beginner Salsa dance workshop is designed for ladies with no experience in Salsa dancing. You will learn the basic steps, simple turn and balance and tips for looking sexy and graceful while you shake your booty and shimmy your shoulders!
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by ACTFA.
About ACTFA
ACTFA School of Dance & Performing Arts Singapore specialises in teaching dance at social and professional levels, bringing music, dance and loads of fun to people in Singapore. They offer classes and certifications for a variety of dances at social, professional and teacher levels, including salsa, bachata, tango, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, etc tailored to suit all levels. In addition, they offer structured programmes for those who are interested in teaching and performing at the highest levels.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @actfadance

Ballet
7 Sep, Sat, 4pm
Details

Develop a sense of classical style and elegance through Ballet. Ballet is a fantastic foundation for all dances- it improves posture, balance, and a dancer’s overall body strength. This workshop will consist of basic Barre work, centre work, across the floor work, and a short choreography.
Please come in ballet shoes or socks.
Conducted by Wings to Wings Dance Studio.
About Wings to Wings Dance Studio
Wings to Wings is a dance studio established in 2014, we provide dance and fitness classes to Adults and Children. Genres include Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Tap, etc, we have it all! We believe that anyone can dance and will be nurtured by our experienced teachers in a welcoming and engaging environment.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @wingstowingsdance

Tahitian Dance (NEW!)
7 Sep, Sat, 6pm
Details

Tahitian Dance is characterised by its dynamic movements danced with energetic drumbeats and joyful songs. The dance is an awesome cardio workout, strengthens core, abs, legs and glutes, and boosts your self-confidence. Most of all, it is FUN and there is no such thing as "too old" to do anything! Don’t just step to the beat, come learn more about the culture and this beautiful Polynesian dance.
Please come in comfortable wear.
Conducted by Ori Tahiti
About Ori Tahiti
Established in 2013, Ori Tahiti Singapore (OTS) was founded by Heiata Lee, a native Tahitian who is passionate about promoting Tahiti’s culture through its dance in Singapore.
Our mission is to spread the Polynesian spirit and promote Polynesian culture. Our team of teachers embody OTS’ philosophy of dance, strength, love and humility. Dancers will learn basic Ori Tahiti moves, drills and exercises plus choreography. In addition to learning how to move and express themselves, dancers will learn the songs of Tahiti in its native language, musicality, unique gestures and the meaning of the words.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @oritahitisingapore

Argentine Tango (Date Night)**

**Date Night tickets are sold in pairs

7 Sep, Sat, 8pm
Details

Argentine Tango is a dance that is widely known around the world as a passionately romantic dance. It has entranced dancers and audiences with its beauty, passion, drama, excitement and timeless classic elegance. A beloved dance, Argentine Tango classes are popular among couples and singles.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by ACTFA.
About ACTFA
ACTFA School of Dance & Performing Arts Singapore specialises in teaching dance at social and professional levels, bringing music, dance and loads of fun to people in Singapore. They offer classes and certifications for a variety of dances at social, professional and teacher levels, including salsa, bachata, tango, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, etc tailored to suit all levels. In addition, they offer structured programmes for those who are interested in teaching and performing at the highest levels.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @actfadance

Tango
8 Sep, Sun, 2pm
Details

Tango  is a classic dance that is widely known in Singapore and around the world as a passionately romantic dance. A fondly beloved dance, Argentine  tango  classes are popular among couples and singles. Tango  has entranced dancers and audiences with its beauty, passion, drama, excitement and timeless classic elegance. 
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by ACTFA.
About ACTFA
ACTFA School of Dance & Performing Arts Singapore specialises in teaching dance at social and professional levels, bringing music, dance and loads of fun to people in Singapore. They offer classes and certifications for a variety of dances at social, professional and teacher levels, including salsa, bachata, tango, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, etc tailored to suit all levels. In addition, they offer structured programmes for those who are interested in teaching and performing at the highest levels.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @actfadance

Bollywood
8 Sep, Sun, 4pm
Details

Bollywood dance consists of various Indian and western dance forms inspired by Bollywood movies. In this workshop, learn basic moves to favourite Hindi hit songs. Save the date and celebrate dance with us!
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Dance Embassy
About Dance Embassy
Starting off as a franchisee of Bollybeatz, dance fitness instructor Lavania Hajji then set up Dance Embassy which is now a successful dance academy in Singapore catering to individuals, groups and corporations. Dance Embassy has a team of dedicated instructors and over 400 students and regular, notable clients like Apple, Singapore Armed Forces, OCBD, Manulife, and Allianz among others.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @danceembassy

Bachata (Date Night)**

**Date Night tickets are sold in pairs

8 Sep, Sun, 6pm
Details

Bachata is a popular form of romantic Latin music and dance that originated in the countryside and the rural neighbourhoods of the Dominican Republic. It is a favourite in the Latin dance scene that can be danced slow and sensual or fast and upbeat. Lessons are taught from open to close embrace, including unique body isolations and footwork.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by ACTFA.
About ACTFA
ACTFA School of Dance & Performing Arts Singapore specialises in teaching dance at social and professional levels, bringing music, dance and loads of fun to people in Singapore. They offer classes and certifications for a variety of dances at social, professional and teacher levels, including salsa, bachata, tango, hip hop, jazz, contemporary, etc tailored to suit all levels. In addition, they offer structured programmes for those who are interested in teaching and performing at the highest levels.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @actfadance

Flamenco
28 Sep, Sat, 2pm
Details

Flamenco is a popular Spanish dance style recognised by UNESCO as an Intangible Heritage of Humanity. Its distinctive features include the captivating rhythms of footwork and handclaps, body carriage and arms. The dance is "earthly", highly expressive and drawn from the individual’s response to flamenco song and music, as well as from one’s life experiences. It is no wonder that flamenco has such a diverse range of styles to channel the intensity of human emotions, be it joy, anger, sadness and solitude, sensuality and love. 
Please come in comfortable wear and round-toe sturdy shoes. Ladies can wear a flare skirt. 
Conducted by Spanish Dance Singapore
About Spanish Dance Singapore
The richness of Spain’s dance arts in Singapore is championed by Spanish Dance Singapore, led by Artistic Director Tania Goh.
From heart-stirring Flamenco – acknowledged by UNESCO as an Intangible Heritage of Humanity, to the elegance of Spanish Classical Dance, whose music is played by orchestras worldwide, these diverse genres are in different, exciting stages of development in Singapore/Asia.
With close connection to Spain – the source of its art, and appreciation for the Spanish language and culture, the company offers high quality training programmes. These include flamenco from Spain’s renowned Academia de Manuel Betanzos (Seville) and Classical Spanish dance with Paloma Gómez (Madrid), former principal dancer of the Ballet Nacional de España. Spanish Dance Singapore is active in producing shows, touring Spanish artists internationally, conducting dance education, outreach programmes and exchanges in Singapore and regionally. New collaborations include the initiative Project Flamenco Southeast Asia with fellow artists from Indonesia and Vietnam, as an exploration of how flamenco evolves in our own region.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @spanishdanceflamencosingapore

Voguing (NEW!)
28 Sep, Sat, 4pm
Details

Voguing, a highly stylised form of modern house dance which originated in the late 1980s that evolved out from the Harlem Ballroom scene in the 1960s. The dance style is inspired by the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs and also model-like poses integrated with angular, linear and arm, leg and body movements. It gained more mainstream attention when its style was exposed in Madonna's Vogue and the famous documentary, Paris is Burning, showcasing different categories, cultures and walks of life in the Ballroom Scene.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Izzy
About Izzy
Azizul Izzy Mahathir, best known for his sass with every moves he brings to the dancefloor. With his background in Contemporary Jazz, he went on to pursue his passion and later discovered his love for Voguing in 2008. He had competed in several dance competitions in Singapore which includes Channel 5's Dance Competition, The Dancefloor with Limited Edition and also a well known dance competition, Arena (2017) that took place in Chengdu, China. Recently, representing Singapore as his alter ego, Vanda Miss Joaquim in Thailand for Drag Race (a popular TV Show that's originated from Rupaul's Drag Race in the US) and coming in 4th, he is determined to share his knowledge to the community here in Singapore and also a House Mother to his house, House of Miss Joaquim.

Pasodoble

28 Sep, Sat, 6pm
Details

The Pasodoble (double-step in Spanish) is a dance accompanied by a strong, lively beat and rousing music. It is influenced by the sound, drama and movement of a bullfight. Characteristic to the dance is the style of arms, posture, stance and footwork. Participants can dance individually and would not need partners at this workshop. 
Please come in comfortable wear and round-toe sturdy shoes. Ladies can wear a flare skirt.
Conducted by Spanish Dance Singapore
About Spanish Dance Singapore
The richness of Spain’s dance arts in Singapore is championed by Spanish Dance Singapore, led by Artistic Director Tania Goh.
From heart-stirring Flamenco – acknowledged by UNESCO as an Intangible Heritage of Humanity, to the elegance of Spanish Classical Dance, whose music is played by orchestras worldwide, these diverse genres are in different, exciting stages of development in Singapore/Asia.
With close connection to Spain – the source of its art, and appreciation for the Spanish language and culture, the company offers high quality training programmes. These include flamenco from Spain’s renowned Academia de Manuel Betanzos (Seville) and Classical Spanish dance with Paloma Gómez (Madrid), former principal dancer of the Ballet Nacional de España. Spanish Dance Singapore is active in producing shows, touring Spanish artists internationally, conducting dance education, outreach programmes and exchanges in Singapore and regionally. New collaborations include the initiative Project Flamenco Southeast Asia with fellow artists from Indonesia and Vietnam, as an exploration of how flamenco evolves in our own region.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @spanishdanceflamencosingapore

Rumba (Date Night)**

**Date Night tickets are sold in pairs

28 Sep, Sat, 8pm
Details

Also known as the dance of love, Rumba is a slow dance and one of the more popular dances seen in weddings. The beautiful and slow dance movements create the romantic and sensual feel. This dance can be performed to evergreen love or pop songs.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by DanceSport Academy
About The DanceSport Academy Pte Ltd
The DanceSport Academy(TDA) is a premier dance school under the directions of DanceSport Champions Melvin and Sharon.
Whether instilling social grace and confidence in your child, achieving work-life balance or rejuvenating yourself through fitness and dance, TDA is a one-stop learning hub offering fun-filled activities like Social Dances & Ballroom Dancing, Fitness Classes (Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, K-Pop Fitness) and Competitive DanceSport Training (Adult & Kids).
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @thedancesportacademy

Urban Contemporary
29 Sep, Sun, 2pm
Details

This class will be a blend of urban dance styles, best for those who would like to try a dance style that is somewhere in-between Hip Hop and Contemporary. Participants will learn how to expand their movement, starting with a deep warm stretch, and transiting into short phrases across the floor, as well as learn a short choreography. Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Danz People.
About Danz People
Founded in 1997, Danz People is one of Singapore's premier dance studios, catering to both children and adults, with classes for absolute beginners to seasoned dancers. Danz People's curriculum includes Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Fitness Classes and more! Take your pick of programmes that suits your personality and interest! We look forward to sharing our love of dance with you.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @danzpeople

Classical Spanish
29 Sep, Sun, 4pm
Details

Many would recognise the famous melodies of classical Spanish music as performed by orchestras worldwide. It is rare, however, to experience it with its dance "counterpart". The coming together of Spanish classical dance and music is one of the most beautiful artistic forms of Spanish heritage, for which we hope audiences in Singapore would grow to appreciate. Classical Spanish dance is refined, drawing on balletic influences as well as distinctive Spanish posture, arms, footwork, attitude and spirit. 
Please come in comfortable wear and round-toe sturdy shoes. Ladies can wear a flare skirt. 
Conducted by Spanish Dance Singapore.
About Spanish Dance Singapore
The richness of Spain’s dance arts in Singapore is championed by Spanish Dance Singapore, led by Artistic Director Tania Goh.
From heart-stirring Flamenco – acknowledged by UNESCO as an Intangible Heritage of Humanity, to the elegance of Spanish Classical Dance, whose music is played by orchestras worldwide, these diverse genres are in different, exciting stages of development in Singapore/Asia.
With close connection to Spain – the source of its art, and appreciation for the Spanish language and culture, the company offers high quality training programmes. These include flamenco from Spain’s renowned Academia de Manuel Betanzos (Seville) and Classical Spanish dance with Paloma Gómez (Madrid), former principal dancer of the Ballet Nacional de España. Spanish Dance Singapore is active in producing shows, touring Spanish artists internationally, conducting dance education, outreach programmes and exchanges in Singapore and regionally. New collaborations include the initiative Project Flamenco Southeast Asia with fellow artists from Indonesia and Vietnam, as an exploration of how flamenco evolves in our own region.
Website
Facebook
Instagram: @spanishdanceflamencosingapore

Breakdancing (NEW!)
29 Sep, Sun, 6pm
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Bboy or Breaking, but commonly referred to by the masses as breakdancing, is a street dance style that originated from The Bronx, New York in the early 1970s and has grown to a worldwide community in present day. Breakdancing encompasses dynamic movements through the use of one’s body and is done to music known as "Breaks" or the loop of a certain segment of a song.
The workshop will consist of the different areas of Breaking such as Toprock (upright form of dancing in rhythmic steps), Drops (Going from upright to Footwork position, also known as downrock), Footwork (Floor Work movements comprising of both hands and legs) and Freezes (Stationary poses using your hands).
Participants can look forward to gaining an insight and understanding the different aspects of Breakdancing as well as learning the basic moves of the dance.
Please come in comfortable wear and proper covered shoes.
Conducted by Recognize! Studios
About Recognize! Studios
First opened in 2010, Recognize! Studios is a creative platform that provides quality education for all types of dance and art forms. The studio constantly pushes forth, and strive to grow and support the urban artistic community. Equipped with a collective of local and international dance instructors that are respectable and reputable in their expertise of dance, we provide quality dance classes and courses that will equip you with skills and knowledge that you require, whether you are starting out or aspiring to take your dance skills to a higher level.
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