Dance Classes

Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre (SCDT) has a long history in promoting and nurturing interest in Chinese dance through its dance education programme.  SCDT believes in honing strong foundation skills at the same time develop deeper interest towards this arts.

SCDT offers a range of structured training programmes that allows all learners to pick up dancing based on their ability and interest.  Classes offered include Adult Dance, Parent-Child Dance, First-Step (Foundation Dance), Graded Examination Dance, Kung-fu Dance and Chinese Dance Technique.

SCDT has approximately 300 students enrolled at its two centres at Toa Payoh and East Coast.  Our academic year consists of 3 terms, January-April, May - August, and September - December, with an average of 13 sessions each.  All students will also have the opportunity to perform in our annual dance showcase "Taking Flight" held in professional theatres.


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Adult Dance

Suitable for Age 18 & above

Not flexible? Not able to do a forehead to knee pose? No worries, as it is never too old to learn. Keep practicing and all will come. Our adult class caters to adults of all ages, from young to senior. Hurry, and begin your healthy lifestyle today.


First Step (Foundation Dance)

Suitable for Age 4 - 6

Specifically tailored for the young, this lively class is filled with music and fun!  As they groove to the music, your little ones will learn the rudiments of Chinese dance, improving their musicality and temperament!



Kung-fu Dance

Suitable for Age 5 - 12

Combining both Chinese dance and Chinese martial arts, students will be introduced to the basic aspects of Chinese martial arts (basic punches, kicks, jump and somersault) as well as learn to strike formidable poses and move with the rhythm of the music.

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Parent-Child Dance

Suitable for Age 3 - 4

Dance is not just for the young, but also for the young at heart!  Bond with your little ones through simple and lively themed activities specially designed to spark the imagination and creavity of both you and your child.


Graded Examination Dance

Suitable for Age 6 - 18

Chinese Folk Dance Graded Examination syllabus was compiled by a team of elite and experienced Chinese folk dance professionals from the Beijing Dance Academy.  The syllabus focuses on honing the performance ability of the students, at the same time introducing them to the diverse culture of Chinese  dance.  Qualified students are recommended to take part in the annual accreditation. 


Chinese Dance Technique 

Suitable for Age 18 - 35

This class ensures that fundamental basics, such as students’ flexibility, abilities and dance techniques, are met for the safe, proper, and accurate execution of movements and manoeuvres during dance routines. Available for youths.



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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