Dance Appenticeship Programme

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SCDT is a professional Chinese dance company supported by National Arts Council (NAC) under its Seed Grant Scheme in 2013 and thereafter Major Company Scheme since 2016.  With the mission to promote Chinese dance through artistic and creative excellence, SCDT envisions itself to play a vital role in the development of Chinese dance both locally and internationally.


Our Dance Apprenticeship Programme (DAP) aims to groom dance talents by enhancing their skills as well as providing exposure to the industry.  If you are interested to take up Chinese dance as a career, then our DAP might be suitable for you.

Job Requirements

  • Between 18 to 25 years old, who are local graduates or current dance students of recognised art institutes

  • Able to attend compulsory dance training (Saturday, 12:30pm to 7:30pm) every week from January till September 2020

  • Able to join in additional scheduled rehearsals and perform in our 2020 Company production (14 to 15 August 2020) with performance fees.


  • Free trainings with the Company dancers

  • A monthly stipend of up to SGD$500 will be provided

  • Priority given for other paid projects (Outreach and Invited Performances)


To apply

Kindly email the following to with the following,

  • CV including headshot, personal particulars and contact details

  • Video footages showcasing your dance technique and improvisational skills (max. 5 mins)

The submission deadline is 31 January 2020 (Friday), 2359hrs SGT, for all applicants.  Shortlisted applicants will be notified for an interview by 2 February 2020 (Sunday).

Please feel free to contact us at 6589 5901 or email to us at


Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre is supported by the National Arts Council under the Major Company Scheme for the period from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2022.



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