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Dance Classes for Kids in Singapore: Ballet, K-pop, Hip Hop & Jazz

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Whether your child is into ballet, hip hop, K-pop dance or jazz, unleash their talent with our guide to all the different dance classes for kids in Singapore!

If your little one loves grooving to the beat, then odds are they’ll thrive in a dance class for kids in Singapore. And whether it’s pirouetting in a ballet class for kids, bouncing around in a hip hop class or dancing to their favourite K-pop songs, you’re sure to find a dance class that your little one will love. Check out our list of dance classes for kids in Singapore – some even offer dance classes for toddlers as young as 18 months!

Tip: Two acronyms to keep an eye out for: RAD (The Royal Academy of Dance, from the UK) and CSTD (The Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing, from Australia). These two prestigious systems are known and respected around the world, and many of Singapore’s top dance schools offer one or both of their dance curricula.

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↓ Awesome dance classes for kids in Singapore:

Taneo Dance Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Classical ballet and modern jazz
Are you looking for a dance academy that will help your child train competitively? Look no further than Taneo Dance Academy. As a multi-genre dance academy for kids, students get to experience a comprehensive dance education that is more than just nailing the techniques. Their passionate dance instructors are committed to creating a positive learning environment that continually inspires students to experience true joy and fulfilment as they express themselves through dance. The students enjoy lots of performing opportunities with their extensive network of partners such as the NDP video productions, musical concerts and Chingay parade. They also nurture students to acquire the essential skills of teaching, choreography and leadership. Thanks to their impeccable curriculum and learning environment, many of their students have enjoyed Direct-School Admission (DSA) and won several prestigious dance awards.

Taneo Dance Academy, 120 Woodlands Ave 1, #04-01, ACE The Place CC, Singapore 739069, Tel: (+65) 9006 9416, [email protected], www.taneodanceacademy.com


Danspirations

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet, hip hop, jazz, freestyle, modern and contemporary
Looking for a dance school with different dance genres to offer? At Danspirations, it’s all about igniting a passion for dance and music from a young age by incorporating play based learning for little dancers. Providing a positive and supportive environment, the teachers take time to understand each child’s unique learning style and adapt their methods so that each student can continue to progress. Rather than just providing dance lessons, the teachers are also coaches, guiding each student to achieve their goals, master dance techniques, and build life skills like confidence, flexibility and strength. The teachers at Danspirations place an emphasis on creativity and expression, giving each student the freedom to develop their unique artistic voice and style. Their most popular class is the Tiny Tots Ballet, a fun and engaging introductory class to music and movement for kids as young as 2.5 years old! They also have a variety of dance programmes for kids of all ages (from as young as 18 months!) to cater to every interest and skill level for ballet, modern jazz, hip hop, contemporary and more. Choose recreational weekly classes with annual performances, ballet exam classes with RAD or the performance class with year-round performance opportunities!

Sign up for your first trial dance class for just $15!

Dansiprations, 280 River Valley Road, Singapore 238321 and 370 Telok Blangah Road, Singapore 098835, Tel: (+65) 9118 2473, [email protected], Instagram, www.danspirationssg.com


M.A BALLET

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet
Nestled in the heart of Orchard Road, M.A BALLET is an esteemed international ballet school that offers ballet lessons for kids of all ages and levels. Thanks to its prime location, their newly expanded studios boast gorgeous sky views, fully equipped facilities and a specially designed sprung dance floor, prioritising safety and performance excellence. Whether your child is interested in recreational dancing or wants to take their performance to the big stage, their ballet teachers take a hands-on approach and give each student individualised attention tailored to their specific needs, so that each dancer can thrive and love ballet more with each lesson. Kids as young as three years old can learn the fundamentals of ballet through their Pre-Ballet class that emphasises coordination, spatial awareness and natural creativity. For those who want to take ballet to the next level, their Elite Programme challenges aspiring dancers to compete on a global stage through private training options that allow for one-on-one attention and skill refinement under the guidance of dedicated ballet instructors. There are detailed class objectives and a unique syllabus designed to empower dancers in their journey.

Enjoy a free trial and registration, and get a 10% discount for the first term enrolment! Promotion is only valid until end of June 2024.

M.A BALLET, 545 Orchard Road, Far East Shopping Centre, #15-12 (Studio 1)/#16-10/11/12 (Studio 2), Singapore 238882, Tel: (+65) 9631 0054, [email protected], www.maballet.com


J’aime Ballet Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet
J’aime Ballet Academy is a dance school in the East that offers ballet classes for kids as young as 3 years old! More than just a place to dance, J’aime Ballet Academy’s dance instructors instil a passion for dancing, build character and help children form lifelong friendships. With small class sizes of up to 10 students, each ballerina gets personalised attention from the dance instructor. All instructors here have more than ten years of teaching experience, so you know that your child will be in good hands. Little ones aged 3 to 4 years old can join their Creative Movement class based on the ‘Leap N’ Learn’ syllabus that will establish the foundation for classical ballet, help with gross motor skills and build coordination and core control. The Royal Academy of Dance Syllabus is tailored to pre-primary to Advanced 2 students, and there are also adult ballet classes for all skill levels from beginner to intermediate. Through biennale theatre performances, dance workshops and professional guest teacher classes, students have the opportunity to be trained by the best & experience a well-rounded ballet education.

J’aime Ballet Academy, 46 East Coast Road, Eastgate #10-05, Singapore 428766, Tel: (+65) 9781 0804, [email protected], www.jaimeballetacademy.com


Russian Ballet Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet
Founded by Li Meiyi, the first Singaporean to have trained full-time at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, Russian Ballet Academy offers ballet classes for kids with a successful coaching method that is grounded in the Vaganova pedagogy. Several dancers from the Russian Ballet Academy have won prestigious awards in Singapore and South Korea. Whether you’re child is looking to learn ballet recreationally or train to become a professional dancer, you can rest assured that they will get a comprehensive ballet education that will help to nurture a love of ballet. The small class sizes ensure that your child will experience patient coaching from their experienced instructors. Kids as young as four years old can join a group ballet class for kids, while kids aged six years and up can sign up for private coaching from Ms. Meiyi herself! Not only will your child acquire essential ballet techniques with a strong foundation, but they will also fall in love with this beautiful art form.

Russian Ballet Academy, 18 Howard Road, Novelty Biz Centre, #07-06, Singapore 369585, Tel: (+65) 9108 8490, [email protected], www.russianballetsg.com


All That Jazz Dance Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet, jazz, tap, street dance, lyrical, modern contemporary & musical theatre
All That Jazz Dance Academy is one of Singapore’s top dance schools dedicated to providing students with a high standard of artistic dance education to inspire and foster excellence in the arts. They run a wide variety of popular dance classes for kids of all ages, and their classes are suitable for both recreational students, as well as those pursuing more comprehensive formal dance training and performance opportunities.

New students to the academy can enjoy a special first trial dance class at $30 (+GST).

All That Jazz, five locations in Singapore including Orchard, East Coast Road, Princep Street, Tel: (+65) 6910 5889, www.allthatjazz.com.sg


Attitude Performing Arts Studio

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop & contemporary
Attitude Performing Arts has been around for over 15 years, with a primary focus on classical ballet through the RAD and CSTD syllabi. Dance classes for kids at this dance school start from age 3 and takes place at their impressive facility in Bukit Timah. Parents can join in on their fitness classes or sit down with a book and coffee at the in-house cafe.

Attitude Performing Arts Studio, 1 Jalan Anak Bukit, #01-29, Singapore 588998, www.attitudearts.com


The Ballet School Singapore

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet
The Ballet School Singapore has seven locations around the island and offers specialised classical ballet class training including full qualifications and RAD exams. Their 100sqm main dance studio on the West Coast is one of the largest ballet studios in Singapore.

The Ballet School Singapore, seven locations in Singapore including West Coast, Ang Mo Kio, Tampines www.theballetschool.com.sg


Centre Stage School of the Arts

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet, jazz, tap, hip hop, modern, contemporary, boy’s dance & musical theatre dance
Centre Stage is Singapore’s leading performing and creative arts school offering high standards of artistic dance education for children of all ages – parents all over the island rave about their dance classes! With dance classes for toddlers all the way up to teens, you won’t have trouble finding a suitable dance class for your kids. Centre Stage offers the RAD ballet syllabus. Ballet dance classes for toddlers are open to kids from 2.5 years old.

Centre Stage School of the Arts, two locations at 15 Woking Road and 5000G Marine Parade Road, www.centre-stage.com


The Charlotte Marn School of Dance

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet, jazz, tap, contemporary, acro dance & progressive ballet technique/dance conditioning
The Charlotte Marn School of Dance (CMSD) is one of the first schools on the red dot to offer the American Ballet Theatre® National Training Curriculum and Examinations. Little dancers as young as 3.5 years old can start with the ultra-fun Dance Tots introduction to a multi-genre dance programme. Their dance classes in Singapore are suitable for kids up to age 16, and they also offer CSTD, RAD and Acrobatic Arts syllabus and examinations, with ample stage performance opportunities at the yearly recital and dance competitions.

The Charlotte Marn School of Dance, 1 Coleman Street, #B1-19, The Adelphi, Singapore 179803, Tel: (+65) 9012 3403, www.charlottemarn.com


Cheng Ballet Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet
Cheng Ballet Academy offers ballet classes for kids from as young as 3 years of age, with fun-filled baby ballet classes that teach the basics of dance in a supportive environment. There are also plenty of dance classes for older ballerinas looking for a well-balanced ballet programme with a prestigious competition record, as well as dance training for adults too!

Cheng Ballet Academy, 204 Bukit Timah Rd, #04-00 Boon Liew Building, Singapore 229863, www.chengballet.org


City Ballet Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet, Chinese dance, jazz, contemporary & tap dance
City Ballet Academy offers a wide range of classical ballet classes for kids, teens and even adults, all taught by highly trained professionals in a fun and safe environment.

City Ballet Academy, three locations in Singapore including Dhoby Ghaut, Prinsep and Tanglin, www.cityballetacademy.com


Crestar School of Dance

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet, contemporary dance, creative movement, hip hop, modern jazz and more
Crestar School of Dance has been inspiring and empowering young dancers since 1977 and has become one of the largest dance schools in Singapore. Dancers who take ballet classes at Crestar School of Dance can go on to take international dance examinations from RAD, Commonwealth Society Teachers of Dancing, Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing and Beijing Dance Academy. There are plenty of dance classes for kids here, so your little one can learn to express themselves freely through the beautiful art of dance!

Crestar School of Dance, multiple locations in Singapore including SAFRA Tampines, Jurong East, Marine Parade, crestardance.com.sg


Dancepointe Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Classical Ballet, jazz, street dance, hip hop, K-pop & contemporary
Calling all K-pop lovers! Dancepointe Academy offers K-pop dance classes for kids, alongside an array of exciting dance programmes for little ones, including comprehensive ballet classes for kids. Suitable for kids aged 3 and above, your child will get to build a proper foundation in their dance of choice. This dance school also offers both RAD and CSTD examinations.

Dancepointe Academy, multiple locations in Singapore including Ang Mo Kio, Sengkang, Orchard, www.dancepointe.com.sg


Dancer’s Dream Studio

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Dance classes on offer: Latin American ballroom dancing (Cha Cha Cha, Jive, Rumba, Samba & Paso Doble)
Dancer’s Dream Studio focuses on a balance between skills and play-based learning. In addition to syllabus figures, there are dance-related games and creative ideation within dance routines. Dancer’s Dream Studio offers all dancers multiple platforms to showcase their talent even if they have no prior experience performing in front of an audience.

Dancer’s Dream Studio, 8D Dempsey Rd, #03-06, Singapore 249672, www.dancersdreamstudio.com


DF Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Hip-hop & K-pop dance
DF Academy is best known for their hip-hop and K-pop dance classes for kids and adults. They have almost a thousand students of various ages with dance classes offered at three dance studio locations in Singapore Jurong East, Ang Mo Kio and Tampines.

DF Academy, dfacademy.com.sg


Elevate Dance Academie

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Dance classes on offer: Classical ballet (RAD), modern theatre (ISTD) & jazz (in-house + CSTD)
Established in 2017, Elevate Dance Academie is an award-winning boutique dance school in Singapore that inculcates highly disciplined young children in an impartial and positive environment. Their primary focus is to provide quality dance education and instil versatility with a comprehensive and interesting mix of dance classes for kids.

science centre singaporeRefer or bring a friend along and you’ll both get $30 off dance class fees upon signing up!

Elevate Dance Academie, 27 West Coast Highway, #02-01/24 Westway Mall, Singapore 117867, Tel: (+65) 8111 3601, www.elevatedance.com.sg


Kavanagh Dance

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Dance classes on offer: Tiny Tots Theatrical, pre-classical ballet, classical ballet, modern jazz,
Perhaps Singapore’s most longstanding dance school (they’ve been around since 1972!), Kavanagh Dance creates a safe environment for littlies with a Tiny Tots dance program that focuses on enjoyment, encouragement, education and expression. Of course, this dance school also covers all the main dance curricula, allowing more advanced students the opportunity to take part in exams, summer programmes and various competitions.

Kavanagh Dance, 1999 Lorong 8 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319258 and 8 Grange Road, #03-05/05A Singapore 239695, www.kavanaghdance.com.sg


MADDspace – School of Music, Art, Drama & Dance

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Dance classes on offer: Hip hop, K-pop, ballet, jazz, contemporary dance & more
Dance classes in MADDspace are best known for being fun, combining crazy concepts and outstanding choreography. The dance school’s Crews have clinched the top three positions in international dance competitions, such as Get The Beat, Born To Perform, and B-Dazzled. They offer recreational dance classes for those who are just starting off and more serious exam- or performance-based dance classes focused on the CSTD (Australia) syllabus for those who want to take it a notch up.

MADDSpace, 1 Selegie Road, #02-12, Singapore and The Chevrons, 38 Boon Lay Way, Tel: (+65) 6980 6884, www.maddspace.com.sg


M.A BALLET

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet
M.A BALLET is an international ballet school providing ballet classes for kids for all levels and ages – from as young as 3 years old! The studio is conveniently located in the heart of Singapore’s Orchard Road and is specially designed for ballet lessons with a sky-view studio, fully-equipped space and a sprung dance floor to prevent injuries. With a personalised curriculum crafted by experienced ballet teachers with master’s degrees from Europe and extensive years of professional dance expertise under their belts, young dancers are in good hands here. Trial ballet classes available!

M.A BALLET, 545 Orchard Road, Far East Shopping Centre #15-12, Singapore 238882, www.maballet.com


Metropolitan YMCA

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Dance classes on offer: M.Y Dance, M.Y Budding Actors, M.Y Musicians and M.Y Keyboard
Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association of Singapore (MYMCA) leads positive community transformation with a special focus on children and youths. Activities on offer at this dance school include various dance classes for children aged 3 to 6 such as Hip-Hop, Zumba Kids, Creative Movement and Jazz. Dance lessons are taught in a fun and enjoyable manner to keep children engaged throughout the lesson.

Metropolitan YMCA, 60 Stevens Road, Singapore 257854, Tel: (+65) 6839 8344, www.mymcacee.org/enrichment-programmes.html


One Dance Asia

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Dance classes on offer: Baby Ballet, RAD Ballet, CSTD Jazz, Teens Contemporary Dance, Private Coaching (DSA & Competition)
Kickstart your child’s dance journey with One Dance Asia’s Baby Ballet for tots aged 2.5 to 4 years old! Let your little ones dress up in tutus and transform into fairies, princesses and everything magical while doing ballet. One Dance Asia is all about creating confident and happy dancers, while instilling correct technique and nurturing a passion for dance from the start. Baby ballet starts at $250/term.

One Dance Asia, two locations: YMCA, 1 Orchard Road, #01-01, Singapore 238824, onedanceasia.sg


RAW Moves

Dance classes on offer: Contemporary dance
This inclusive dance company is a registered charity offering dance classes cultivated for children with diverse abilities. Their classes encourage kids to explore their creativity and imagination through the practice of creative movement. They offer two groups of classes under the A Little RAW Programme – A Little RAW Junior, for ages 5 to 10 and A Little RAW Company, for 10 years and above.

RAW Moves, 90 Goodman Road, Block B, #01-08, Singapore 439053, rawmoves.net/a-little-raw-programmes


Singapore Ballet Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet
Singapore Ballet Academy has more than 50 years of experience under their highly qualified belts, so you can expect a rigorous dance education for your child here. The ballet class programme starts at age 4 and students are taught within the widely recognised RAD syllabus.

Singapore Ballet Academy, www.singaporeballetacademy.com.sg


Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre

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Dance classes on offer: Parent-child Dance, First Step, Chinese Folk Dance Graded Examination Syllabus & Kung Fu Dance
Let your child experience Chinese ethnic traditional arts at the Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre (SCDT), a proponent of Chinese dance training since 1989. The kids’ dance classes are suitable for children as young as age 3 – they can enrol in the Parent-child dance classes, where tots and parents bond over simple, themed activities. Little ones will learn basic dance steps and terminology through songs, stories and play.

Singapore Chinese Dance Theatre, 5 Sennett Road, Block A, Level 2 and 397 Lorong 2 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319639, www.scdt.com.sg


Sing’theatre Academy

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Dance classes on offer: Musical theatre
At Sing’theatre Academy, kiddos aged 3 to 18 are taught singing, dancing and acting skills by musical theatre professionals. Along the way they also develop important life skills such as creativity, self-confidence, empathy and interpersonal communication while having tons of fun. Students have a chance to showcase their skills at the end-of-semester performance in June, which is always a huge hit with children and parents alike.

Sing’theatre, 21 Tan Quee Lan St, #02-10 Heritage Place, Singapore 188108, www.singtheatre.com


Tanglin Arts Studio

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Dance classes on offer: baby ballet, classical ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical contemporary, hip hop, musical theatre & more
Tanglin Arts Studio is known for its inclusive dance classes for kids aged 18 months and above. Their main focus in each dance class is to instil a passion and love for dance through expression, creativity and technique. All the teachers are fully qualified, have long-term experience teaching students of all ages and continue training in their respective fields. Tanglin Arts Studio also offers dance classes for adults.

Tanglin Arts Studio, Hollandse Club, 22 Camden Park, Singapore 299814, Tel: (+65) 8123 6770, www.tanglinartsstudio.com


The Dance Place

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Dance classes on offer: Ballet, contemporary dance, jazz, hip-hop, K-pop dance classes, musical theatre, street dance, tap
The Dance Place offers dance classes for kids aged 3 and above that will surely make them fall in love with dance! And while they offer an impressive range of dance lessons including ballet classes for kids, what this dance school is really known for is their amazing dance teachers, who understand that each child learns differently, which is why they use different teaching approaches to adapt to each child’s learning style, level and development.

The Dance Place, 583 Orchard Road, #08-02/03 Forum, Singapore 238884, Tel: (+65) 6970 5262 / 8339 9664, www.thedanceplace.net


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