Milestone and Awards
 

2021

Put up its second "Mid-Autumn Celebration Online", alongside performers from the Japanese, Korean, Thai and Vietnamese communities in Singapore.

Put up its eighth company production, "The Susurration of the Tree", online.

​The fourth Management Committee was formed with Mr Lee Tze Leong appointed as Chairman.

Organised the sixth "Chinese Dance Fiesta".

Mr Benedict Soh was appointed as Creative Director.

Madam Neo Jenny was appointed as the new Artistic Director.

2020

 

The dance "Beneath the Sheath" was screened at the World Dance Alliance (Asia Pacific) International Dance Conference held in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

Put up first "Mid-Autumn Celebration Online", alongside four other dance groups from Atlanta (USA), Macau SAR (China), Mauritius and Tokyo (Japan).

2019

 

Put up its sixth "EMERGENCE", Chinese Dance New Works Showcase, at SCDT Blackbox Theatre.

Put up its fifth "Under the BIG Tree" at Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy.

Formation of Outreach and Education (ONE) division and officiated by Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong. 

Received support from the National Arts Council under the Major Company Scheme from April 2019 to March 2022.

Organised the fifth "Chinese Dance Fiesta".

Put up its seventh company production "Crossings: A Double Bill" at the Drama Centre Theatre.

2018

 

Put up its fifth "EMERGENCE", Chinese Dance New Works Showcase, at SCDT Blackbox Theatre.

Put up its fourth "Under the BIG Tree" at Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy.

Organised the fourth "Chinese Dance Fiesta".

Put up its sixth company production, "Dance Drama: The Greatest Good," at the Drama Centre Theatre.

The Third Management Committee was formed with Mr Tan Cheng Gay appointed as Chairman.

Participated in Singapore - Vietnam  Joint performance at Vietnam National Tuong Theatre, held in Hanoi, Vietnam, to commemorate the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Singapore and Vietnam.

Put up its twelfth "Taking Flight" at the Drama Centre Theatre.

2017

 

Put up its fourth "EMERGENCE", Chinese Dance New Works Showcase, at SCDT Blackbox Theatre.

Put up its third "Under the BIG Tree" at Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy.

The name of the company changed to "Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre" and was officiated by the President of the Republic of Singapore, Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam.

Organised the third "Chinese Dance Fiesta".

Put up its fifth company production "HEARTiculation" at School of the Arts Theatre.

Participated in the "ASEAN Music and Dance Forum" held in Bangkok, Thailand.

Performed at the "Vietnam International Dance Festival 2017" held in Ninh Bin, Vietnam and clinched a Gold award. 

 

Put up eleventh "Taking Flight" at the Victoria Theatre.

2016

 

Put up its third "EMERGENCE", Chinese Dance New Works Showcase, at the SCDT Blackbox Theatre.

Received the Institute of Public Character (IPC) status on 17 February 2016.

Put up its second "Under the BIG Tree" at the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy.

Received support from the National Arts Council under the Major Company Scheme from April 2016 to March 2019.

Organised the second "Chinese Dance Fiesta".

Put up its fourth company production, "Dance Drama: Life's A Stage," at the Drama Centre Theatre.

Mr Chua Thian Poh was appointed as Chairman.

Participated in the "World Dance Alliance (Asia Pacific) Celebrating Connection Local and Global Integration through Dance" held in Seoul, South Korea.

Put up its tenth "Taking Flight" at the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre, Hall.

2015

Put up its second "EMERGENCE", Chinese Dance New Works Showcase, at the SCDT Blackbox Theatre.

Put up its second company production, "ROOTED: A Triple Bill" at Victoria Theatre.

Registered as a Charity under the Commissioner of Charities on 1 July 2015. 

Put up its first "Under the BIG Tree", an outdoor Chinese dance Carnival, at the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Cultural Academy.

The Second Management Committee was formed with Mr Chua Seng Chong appointed as Chairman.

Put up its third company production, "Journey: Purpose in Motion", at School of the Arts (SOTA) Theatre.

Co-organised and put up first "Chinese Dance Fiesta", a nationwide Chinese dance outreach programme with National Arts Council.

Performed at the Asia Pacific Performing Arts Networks (APPAN) International Symposium "The Wisdom of Age in Performance: The Intangible Heritage of the Asia Pacific" held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

Put up its ninth "Taking Flight" at the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre, Hall.

2014

Put up its first company production, "Dance Drama: A Startling Dream," at the Kallang Theatre.

Incorporated as the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Dance Theatre.

The First Management Committee was formed with Mr Perng Peck Seng appointed as Chairman.

Put up its first "EMERGENCE", Chinese Dance New Works Showcase, at the SCDT Blackbox Theatre.

Participated in the "Third China Cao Yu Culture Week" held in Qianjiang, China.

Put up its eighth "Taking Flight" at the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre, Hall.

2013

Received support from the National Arts Council under the Seed Grant Scheme from April 2013 to March 2016.

Put up its seventh "Taking Flight" at the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre, Theatre.

2012

Put up its tenth "ACT Dance Night - Traces" at the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre, Hall.

Put up its sixth "Taking Flight" at the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre, Theatre.

2011

Put up its fourth "Taking Flight" at the Lee Foundation Theatre, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

Put up fifth "Taking Flight" at the National University of Singapore University Cultural Centre, Theatre.

2010

Put up its ninth "ACT Dance Night - Expression‧Impression" at The Republic Cultural Centre, Theatre.

Put up its third "Taking Flight" at the Lee Foundation Theatre, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

2008

Put up its eighth "ACT Dance Night - Pursuit of Passion" at the Victoria Theatre.

Put up its second "Taking Flight" at the Lee Foundation Theatre, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts.

2007

Put up its first "Taking Flight" dance showcase at the Siew May Auditorium, Nanyang Girl's High School.

2006

Put up its seventh "ACT Dance Night - Yesterday's stage... TODAY" at the Victoria Theatre.

2004

 

Put up its sixth "ACT Dance Night - Dynamism" at the Victoria Theatre.

2002

 

Participated in the "Liverpool International Theatre Festival" in Canada. The dance "Madam White Snake" and won a standing ovation from the audience, along with "The People's Choice" and "Best Visual Performance.

2001

Put up its fifth "ACT Dance Night - Portraiture" at the Victoria Theatre.

1999

Put up its fourth "ACT Dance Night - Tranquility in the Stream of Silence" at the Victoria Theatre.

 

​​​​1996

 

Put up its third "ACT Dance Night - The Spirit of Vivacity" at the Victoria Theatre.​​

1994

Put up its second "ACT Dance Night - Personification of Flight" at the Victoria Theatre.

1991

Put up its first "ACT Dance Night", ticketed production, at Victoria Theatre.

1989

Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Dance Troupe was officially formed by Madam Lim Moi Kim as part of Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan Arts & Cultural Troupe. She became the first Artistic Director.