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5 Dance Studios In KL That Teach Utmost Beginners For Under RM100

Have you ever dreamt of being a talented, passionate dancer, but when you try to imitate your favourite pop star’s dance routine you just end up looking like a ridiculous flailing mess? We’ve all been there. However, you shouldn’t give up on your dreams just yet!

The following dance studios in KL offer various dance classes for all levels of experience, and that includes us beginners! On top of that, they are all priced below RM100! Read on to find out where you should be signing up to let out your inner dancing queen:

Sole To Soul

Sole To Soul Dance Studio in Petaling Jaya offers a wide variety of dance classes, so there’s sure to be something up your alley, even if you have zero dance experience! There’s all sorts of dance genres to choose from, like breakdancing, contemporary dance, street jazz, and ballet.

Not only do they have a wide assortment of dance classes, but they have special classes specifically for absolute beginners, so you don’t have to worry about being clueless while dancing (chances are everyone else will be too!). Besides that, most of their beginners classes are priced at RM100 a month, and it’ll be even cheaper if you sign up for 3 months of classes from the get-go.

If you don’t want the commitment but want to see how their classes are like, you can sign up for a trial class at RM25, or simply drop in to a class for RM30. They even offer free trials for specific classes, so do visit their website or call them up to find out more!

Address: 19, Jalan SS23/11, Taman SEA, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Hours: 2pm-10pm on weekdays, 10am-6pm to Sat, 10am-2pm on Sun

Tel: 03-7806 5852

Website: http://www.soletosouldance.com/

LindyKL

This dance studio specializes in swing dances from the 20s and 30s, especially the Lindy Hop, so it’ll be like travelling back in time! Added with the fact that the dancers usually dress up in flared skirts and suspenders, as though they just stepped out of that time era, the whole experience is a whole lot of fun, even for utmost beginners!

Their weekly classes are held at New Star Studio in Taman Desa, and they organize various classes for novices all the way up to experts. For example, their Charleston Crash Course is open to people with no experience at all when it comes to dancing, and it offers a peek into the basics of the Charleston dance. It’s priced at RM100 for a three-hour class, and you can also get a 20% discount if you sign up with a partner!

Alternatively, they also have social dances every Friday night for RM15 only, so it’s the perfect time to meet new people and make friends with fellow swing dance fans. Even if you have two left feet, it’ll be fun to experience dances from the roaring 20s!

Address: 65, Jalan 1/109e, Taman Desa Business Park, 58100 Kuala Lumpur

Website: http://www.lindykl.com/

Talent Hub

Talent Hub offers loads of different dance classes, including burlesque, belly dancing, breakdancing, Latin American, jazz, ballroom, and street dancing. Most of their adult classes are priced at RM100 a month, and you’ll be able to learn the basics of whichever dance you choose. They also have classes for children and toddlers, so you can even bring your little ones along with you to your lessons!

This arts center has so much more than just dancing classes in their facilities though, as they offer drama, music and martial arts classes as well! It’s an excellent place to give dancing a try, who knows, you might find that it’s right up your alley!

Address: 19-2 Prisma Ville, Jalan 19/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 016-285 8353

Website: http://www.talenthub.com.my/

Ritmo Latino Dance Studio

I’m sure we’ve all seen a Shakira or Jennifer Lopez video before and wanted to learn how to dance like them so badly. Well now you can! Ritmo Latino specializes in all kinds of Latin American dances like salsa, belly dancing, merengue, and bachata, and you’ll be imitating those truth-telling hips like Shakira’s in no time!

Besides offering month-long courses in Latin dancing, they also do one-off workshops so you can know what you’re getting into before signing up for a class. Their current workshops include South American salsa dancing (RM30 for singles, RM50 for couples) or absolute beginner salsa lessons (you can sign up for a free trial!). They also have social dances for only RM20, so you can come, eat, and dance with new friends or old ones!

Address: Lot 3.01, 3rd Floor, Wisma Cosway, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 03 – 2078 9993

Website: http://www.ritmolatino.com.my/

Dancepot

Dancepot, located in the suburbs of Setapak, organizes all kinds of dance classes to appeal to anyone, no matter if you’re a beginner or expert. They have classes such as hip-hop, belly dance, salsa, K-pop, and ballet that you can sign up for, with the prices ranging from RM80-120 per month. They also have free trials for their classes, so you can have a feel of one of their dance classes and see if its for you!

Make sure to contact them beforehand to arrange your trial class, so you won’t be disappointed if the class is full if you show up unannounced. Also, if you are planning to drop by make sure to call ahead to make sure they’re open, because they’re only open at certain hours of the day!

Address: 26-2, Plaza Crystalville, Jalan Danau Niaga 1, Off Jalan Genting Kelang, 53300 Setapak, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: 012-3800 299

Website: http://www.dancepot.my/

Now it’s time to put on your dancing shoes and twist, shimmy, and twirl the night away!

Featured image credit: Gordon Fox Dance Academy

Dance Studio, Petaling Jaya: Sole To Soul Dance Studio Petaling Jaya (PJ) Malaysia: Adult Open

Adult Open

Join in the fun and dance with us at Sole To Soul Dance Studio. Our Adult Open classes are designed for adult students of all levels of training, from former dancers/professionals to adults who are looking to start their formal dance training for the first time and is open for adults and students 13 years and older. The classes are inspirational, fun, and challenging classes offered weekly from beginning to advanced levels in ballet, contemporary, street jazz, hip hop and beyond.

Overview

Below you will find our weekly class schedule and more information on each class. Each level has a syllabus of dance skills and terminology. Our dancers have a variety of class offerings open to them with classes for each level of skill. Classes run all weeks whether there are 3, 4, or 5 weeks in a month, class fees remains the same price (including Holidays). Please note that due to varying studio sizes, some classes will have limited capacity.

Adult Dance

The Adult Classes are designed for adult students of all levels of training, from former dancers/professionals to adults who are looking to start their formal dance training for the first time. Emphasis in class will be on correct body alignment/placement, strength and flexibility, and providing formal training in the foundations of classical ballet.

Adult Ballet

We believe in keeping with the classical traditions in ballet and are committed to the aesthetics and appreciation of ballet as an art form. The adult ballet classes are non-syllabus classes and are taught by highly experienced RAD teachers. The class consists of traditional barre and center work taught in a disciplined, progression-oriented manner with attention given to both the technical and artistic aspects of dance.

Adult Pointe

Pointe work is an essential skill required for ballet dancers heading towards vocational grades and professional status. It is important that pupils contemplating pointe work are both mature and physically strong enough to attempt the complex skill to avoid injury. That is why at STSDS, we take great time and care in teaching our students pointe work, guaranteeing their safety and gradual progression, developing strength and technique.

Modern Dance

Our Non-Syllabus Adult Modern classes are fun, dynamic and energetic. They span many styles of modern dance including jazz, lyrical, modern theatre and other dance styles. Whilst not following an exam syllabus these classes will still train solid technique and will challenge students of all abilities. These classes are based on the ISTD syllabus and are ideal for students who wish to pursue a versatile and all-round training. Dancing to chart hits or jazz classics these classes are perfect for fitness, confidence and enjoyment.

Contemporary

Contemporary dance is a form of dance which focuses on the serious expression of inner emotions, using a free-flowing, interpretive style, rather than following the rigid rules characteristic of many dance disciplines. Many of its concepts come from the ideas and innovations of 20th century modern dance, including floorwork and turn-in of the legs. This intro to contemporary dance technique class introduces total beginners to the world of contemporary dance and self-expression drawing upon elements of contemporary technique in a structured, progressive, incremental curriculum. Students can expect to improve balance, posture and alignment, through movement sequences and technical exercises that develop over the course period.

Adult Street

Also suitable for complete beginners and those with some basic knowledge of dance, these classes allow dancers to engage in formal as well as informal free-styling. These classes provide the beginning of formal training, taught slowly and carefully to help you build your basic skills giving you a solid foundation, ideal for people who’ve never danced before. Choreography classes focus on teaching the underlying foundation of a dance style. They break down the movements and utilize drills to instill these movements in your muscle memory.

Hip Hop Freestyle

If you have never danced before or tried Hip Hop, this is your class. You will learn the basic skills that prepare you to move ahead with more complex combinations. This cumulative series incorporates a combination of energetic and clean moves for dancers who would like to learn the real flow of hip hop. You will learn new techniques and new moves on a regular basis that will enhance your dancing skills and gain a better understanding of the music, body co-ordination and step variation.

Hip Hop Choreography

Hip Hop Choreography is devoted entirely to the fundamentals of hip hop while learning a choreography routine by the end of each month. You will learn new techniques and new moves on a regular basis that will enhance your dancing skills and gain a better understanding of the music, body co-ordination and step variation. These classes are exclusively for adults, with exciting choreography.

New School Choreography

New School is a mix of clean, up-to-date moves based on hip hop, house, jazz, tap, locking and popping. The style differs from the underground hip hop with advanced rhythm, plastic, elegant manner and borrowed from jazz elements. Dancers are meant to look like they’re unwinding, unraveling and floating. Expect isolations (especially of the chest), slow, fluid movements (like gliding and body waves) and contemporary-inspired turns (but not pirouettes).

Urban Choreography

Urban choreography classes are designed to teach students a sequence of specified urban-style movements, many of these can be seen in the mainstream media and music videos. Students are taught to employ emotion into their movement. Be ready for a good brain workout and be sure to pick up some cool moves in this class! Class will feature a new artiste each month and a new short choreography each week.

Kpop Boys

Passionate about Korean pop culture? Students will learn techniques and basic choreographies using movement that evolved from the music videos. Each week, we’ll be bringing you hot new music and new dances to keep you excited and working hard when you dance to the likes of BEAST, 2NE1, Super Junior, Big Bang, SHINee and many more.

Girl’s Hip Hop

Girl’s Hip Hop is a fluid and more feminine interpretive version of new style hip-hop most often danced to downtempo rap music or R&B music. It is commanly described as “hip-hop with emotion”. Expect isolations (especially of the chest), slow, fluid movements (like gliding and body waves) and contemporary-inspired turns (but not pirouettes). There’s popping, but not the hard-hitting kind. Dancers are meant to look like they’re unwinding, unraveling and floating.

Girl’s Style

Find the girl inside and learn to embrace this side of you in our Girl’s style class! If Hip hop is too masculine for you and you prefer a more feminine quality in the choreography, this is the class for you! The basics of Girl’s style might be the same as that in Hip Hop (bounces, isolation and grooving are still important!) but this class focuses on the techniques critical to executing a more girly style!

Street Jazz

Street Jazz (also called jazz funk) is a hybrid of hip-hop and jazz dance. Although it borrows from hip-hop dance, it is not considered a style of hip-hop because the foundational movements are jazz. Combining both basic technical jazz elements and hip-hop, these classes help you learn all the moves performed by these top pop artists.

Kpop Girls

Passionate about Korean pop culture but prefer the more girly and sexy style? This all-girls class is intended for gals with a burning desire to dance. Not for the faint-hearted, this class is tailored to bring out the diva in you. Expect sassy and sexy moves to energized beats as you dance to the latest pop music each week. Comfortable heels required.

Heels Dance

Bring your favorite pair of heels, your sexiest dance attire, and your sassy attitude! This class is designed for students to discover the secrets to strutting in heels with confidence. Students will learn the basic technique of dancing in heels while embracing their femininity. The choreography will focus on grooves, lines, floor work and a few hair whips to become fierce, flirty, and comfortable dancing in heels. Class will build on the SAME PIECE of choreography over 4-6 weeks.

Adult Social

Known for its sensual body movement and sexy flair, Latin dance is gaining popularity on dance floors everywhere. Movies about Latin dancing, ones that portray the beauty of the art of Latin dancing, seem to be favorites among dancers and non-dancers alike. Besides being a staple in the ballroom, many Latin dances are also being taken to country-western dance floors. Learning Latin dances is fairly easy, as most of the dances are made up of the same basic foot steps. Some of the styles offered are partner dance styles. However, you don’t need a partner to attend as partner’s rotate during each lesson. Enjoy the opportunity to meet people in a safe environment with professional dance instructors in a modern air-conditioned venue.

Salsa

SALSA DANCING IS COMPLETELY INCLUSIVE AND IS SUITABLE FOR ANYONE REGARDLESS OF AGE, OR LEVEL OF ABILITY. So much more than just dance classes, Salsa is a great way to stay fit, meet new people, make friends, challenge yourself and discover a passion you did not know you had! Work on your balance, coordination, fitness levels and fluidity of movement – all while having fun! Whether you have no experience at all or have taken a couple of Salsa classes, this beginner’s course is perfect for you. For those who feel they have ‘two left feet’, you will discover that you do have a right foot after all!

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The 15 Best Places for Dancing in Kuala Lumpur

The 15 Best Places for Dancing in Kuala Lumpur

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King Lim: Must try the dancing fish, cumi cumi (gill squid), order homemake bailey drink, because it’s free flow.

Shane: Nice barley, great food, awesome dancing fish and best service 🙂

Chris Lee: Besides to order the famous dancing fish, their mix platter is also a must to order. Satay and cumi cumi(calamari 🐙) is really flavorful.Satay is well marinated.Definitely the best indon food in town

2. Freedom Dance Studio

8.1

11-2 (Jalan Prima Setapak 3), Off Jalan Genting Klang, Kuala Lumpur

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Kien Lam: Want to learn how to dance? Freedom Dance Studio is the place to be! come get your lessons here!

Angel Qii: The place that you can learn dances from professional instructors!

Yuri Be: im here. go for the Fountain Dance in the KLCC 🙂

Rassa Ramli: A must go location with the iconic twin towers and you should try to get to the sky bridge and see the dancing fountains. Great shopping and lots of food to choose from the international restaurants.

4. Water Fountains KLCC

8.1

Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

Fountain · Kuala Lumpur City Center · 75 tips and reviews

Adam Buhary: #Dancing Waters#

Diya Yousef: Good looking dancing fountains …. you can get a better view of the fountain in the morning from the food court up in the KLCC .. don’t forget the fountain show everyday about 9:30 dancing on music

Mandy Lee: My heart started to dance to the lights on the water. It danced & danced all night long under the beautiful moonlight. Breathtakingly beautiful right by the magnificent twin towers. 8/10.

5. DancePot

8.2

Plaza Crystalville (26-2), Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

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Russel Loh: Offering dance lessons like ballet, yoga, hip-hop, kpop jpop, MTV dance, contemporary, traditional, zumba and many more! Drop by and have a look!

Eqa Zairul: Yoga class.

6. Temple Of Fine Arts

8.0

114 – 116 Jalan Berhala, Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur

Performing Arts Venue · 21 tips and reviews

Giulia Cavallari: Great place went there to see a performance that included Indian dance. There is also a vegetarian restaurant inside that serves great good

Adnan Ariffin: Its got a lovely gift shop for you to browse around before the opening of the restraaunt. Must say that the vegetarian food is lovely and you have a good choice of rice,and others, good choicwe of dri

Bhumika V: Amazing place with aromatic atmosphere….

7. Talent Hub

7.7

19-2 Jalan 19/70A (Prisma Ville, Desa Sri Hartamas), Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

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A H: Fun dance classes, hip hop for kids:)

Faz Kerk: Come early to practice or chat with the other students. Friendly instructors.

Lyn: Zumba classes on Mondays – awesome!

Ace Lee: Music, dancing and lots of performance

Alena Amir: The speech and drama programme for pre-schoolers are reasonably priced and a great start for kids to socialize.

Jai Othman: Enjoy great performances here, walk at the park, feed the swan, visit koi garden and chilling at the cafe. Aahhh… Those were the days.

9. Zouk Club Kuala Lumpur

7.2

436 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

Nightclub · Royal Selangor Golf Club · 85 tips and reviews

Mendy Chan: No space to dance on the dance floor. :/

AManda HUang: Spacious. A good place to be at if u want to just have fun and dance the night away. If ur driving, be prepared to pay about rm 30 for parking.

Joachim Ooi: Impressive club lightings here and will make you feel like shaking and dancing. Great ventilation, no smell of smoke after you’re back. Come after 11pm.

10. Suria KLCC

8.7

Kuala Lumpur City Centre (Jalan Ampang), Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

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Manjaa zubir: my lesbooo~ my dance~ my loser~ my girlwend~ my friend 😀 – @naniosunzu

elly zainal: Love the dancing water fountains!

Diya Yousef: One of the largest malls in KL with great dancing fountain . .. loved it

Chii Kuwanyamtiwa: Come learn belly dance with the most amazing belly dance teacher Ms.Nancy Bakhshy!!!

12. Istana Budaya

7.8

Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

Theater · Taman Tasik Titiwangsa · 119 tips and reviews

Muzaffar Mustapa: Place to enjoy Malaysian made musical theater, dance, stage performance, musical concert etc.

Dilara Sultan: This is where all the musical theatre, concerts, cultural show and dance showcase took place. Check out the local scene with artist and shows that are sure to inspire a great belly dance performance.

DHR.com: Also known as The Palace of Culture, this is a remarkable venue for theatre performances. Located next to the National Art Gallery, this is where you’ll catch great musicals, operas and concerts.

13. 仔记大炒

7.9

16-44 Jalan San Peng 55200, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

Chinese Restaurant · Cheras · 36 tips and reviews

Zeng Hoong Lim: The dancing fried fish here is great!!

Soh Kim Lon: Fried dancing fish is not served on weekends and public holidays as too much work is involved.

Soh Kim Lon: Ginger steamed Tilapia, braised trotter, etc. practically every dishes is good, really good. The food is cheap too.

14. La Boca Latino Bar

8.5

Pavilion KL (Lot C3.10.03, Level 3), Jalan Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur

Bar · Bukit Bintang · 119 tips and reviews

Gavin A. Grounds: The Fajitas are excellent… And expect that the staff might just ask you to dance (or to step on their toes)

Dfemin Paperdolls: Draq show for party, annual dinner and dance or event! We’ll go anywhere in Malaysia and International to bring our show to you. Mobile : 012 3112106 website : www.dfemin.my

Anna Karenina: Most delicious Mexican food the ceviche is deliciosiiiisímo!! Great service, so happy to find a place like this in KL! Bravo!

Muaz Madzlan: Dancing fish restaurant alacart menu u have to wait 25-30 minutes… Wth!!!!

ChiewShuang Ang: If u happen to dine in Dancing Fish, try the deep fried fish!

Ling: The BSC playlist always makes me want to dance. I think swing dancers should make this place home base.

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Ballet Dance Training by KL Dance Works Ballet Academy

KL Dance Works Ballet Academy provides ballet training in the Vaganova-based method, well known among full-time ballet academies worldwide for students who aspire to pursue dance as a career.

Our environment is conducive to nurturing students to work to their highest potential. In promoting appreciation of the art form, we create opportunities for students to perform, as well as participate in professional and international level productions.

Pre-ballet (Age 5-6*), 

  • No experience required
  • Academy annual production
  • To participate in the annual showcase, students are required to attend weekly group rehearsals on top of usual classes (group rehearsals take place two months before the performance, usually on Sundays 5pm onwards)

Preparatory Level 1 (Age 7-8*)

  • No or little experience
  • Recommended attendance – 2 times a week
  • Academy annual production
  • To participate in the annual showcase, students are required to attend weekly group rehearsals on top of usual classes (group rehearsals take place two months before the performance, usually on Sundays 5pm onwards)
  • ~Experience required for the following levels~

Level 1

  • First year (Age 9*)
  • Second year (Age 10*)
  • Recommended attendance – 2 times a week
  • Academy annual production
  • To participate in the annual showcase, students are required to attend weekly group rehearsals on top of usual classes (group rehearsals take place two months before the performance, usually on Sundays 5pm onwards)

Level 2

  • First year (Age 11*)
  • Students are required to attend a ‘minimum’ of 2 Technique classes a week.
  • Recommended attendance – 3 times or above a week to include more technique and repertoire class for performance and assessment.
  • Academy annual production
  • To participate in the annual showcase, students are required to add Repertoire class and attend weekly group rehearsals on top of usual classes (group rehearsals take place two months before the performance, usually on Sundays 5pm onwards)

Second year (Age 12*)

  • Students are required to attend a ‘minimum’ of 3 classes a week (2 Technique and 1 Repertoire).
  • Recommended attendance – 4 times or above a week to include more technique and repertoire class for performance and assessment.
  • Academy annual production (same as First year)

Junior Contemporary Dance

Contemporary dance adopt movements from many dance styles. It is also a raw form of dance that does not follow any rules, encouraging creativity which is beneficial to the student.

Level 3,  First year (Age 13*)

  • Students are required to attend a ‘minimum’ of 2 Technique classes a week.
  • Recommended attendance – 3 times or above a week to include more technique and repertoire class for performance and assessment.
  • Academy annual production
  • To participate in the annual showcase, students are required to add Repertoire class and attend weekly group rehearsals on top of usual classes (group rehearsals take place two months before the performance, usually on Sundays 5pm onwards)

Second year (Age 14*)

  • Students are required to attend a ‘minimum’ of 3 classes a week (2 Technique and 1 Repertoire).
  • Recommended attendance – 4 times or above a week to include more technique and repertoire class for performance and assessment.
  • Academy annual production (same as First year)

Junior Contemporary Dance (Levels 2-3)

Contemporary dance adopt movements from many dance styles. It is also a raw form of dance that does not follow any rules, encouraging creativity which is beneficial to the student.

Level 4

  • First year (Age 15*)
  • Second year (Age 16*)
  • Students are required to attend a ‘minimum’ of 3 classes a week (2 Technique and 1 Repertoire)
  • Recommended attendance – 5 times or above a week to include more technique and repertoire class for performance and assessment.
  • Academy annual production
  • To participate in the annual showcase, students are required to attend Repertoire class and weekly group rehearsals on top of usual classes. Group rehearsals take place two months before the performance, usually on Sundays 5pm onwards.

Level 5 (17* and above)

  • Students are required to attend a ‘minimum’ of 3 classes a week (2 Technique and 1 Repertoire)
  • Recommended attendance – 5 times or above a week to include more technique and repertoire class for performance and assessment.
  • Academy annual production
  • To participate in the annual showcase, students are required to attend Repertoire class and weekly group rehearsals on top of usual classes. Group rehearsals take place two months before the performance, usually on Sundays 5pm onwards.

Level 6

  • Pre-professional/ Teacher’s training
  • Senior Contemporary Dance (Level 4 and above)
  • Contemporary dance adopt movements from many dance styles. It is also a raw form of dance that does not follow any rules, encouraging creativity which is beneficial to the student.
  • Supplementary training and may be arranged for higher level students
  • Preparation and production of Audition DVD for tertiary education and competitions
  • RAD Major Examination

Private classes may be arranged for KLDW students who have specific needs or purposes.

Please contact us for more information.

Dance Brightening a Dark, Hazy Year in Malaysia – Critics Republic

‘Becoming King’, in its second incarnation, by Joseph Gonzales, performed by ASWARA Dance Company. Photo: Timi Banzon

Review by Joelle Jacinto

The works I remember the most from 2015 were works that I saw more than once, having been developed over time, and staged again within the year. Rathimalar Govindarajoo and January Low’s ‘rehab’, Lee Ren Xin’s B.E.D., JS Wong’s ‘After Dark,’ and Raziman Sarbini’s ‘Dikir’ are all top of my mind, as well as Jack Kek’s A Wanderer in Berlin, obviously because I performed in it, and Joseph Gonzales’ do-over of Becoming King, not only because it was one of the last dance shows I saw in 2015, but because it became the show it should have been from the beginning. These works struck me aesthetically, intellectually, and even emotionally, more than most of the work I saw this year.

What is striking about this shortlist, and dance in Kuala Lumpur in general, is that not one work is like the other and this reflects how I see Malaysia as a country – diverse, ever-evolving, majestic, real. Any of these works could be handed to someone asking, ‘What is contemporary dance in Malaysia like?’ and still have the asker wanting more.

For choreographers to have a chance to rework their pieces and present them again has always made sense to me, even when this does not work out for the better. I have qualms about the development of Raziman’s ‘Dikir,’ rejoicing in some changes, but disappointed in others. That said, I would not tell audiences to skip it: despite my minor issues with Raziman’s decision-making, I recommend ‘Dikir’ as a must-see. This reminds me of Mohd Fauzi Amirudin’s ‘Stalemate,’ which is always different whenever I see it, and though he may remove and replace elements that I previously loved, it does not make me love the work less. How the choreographer chooses to evolve his work is just as interesting to me as closure, perhaps more interesting sometimes. Fauzi’s newer works, ‘Shadow’ and ‘Face It,’ presented with ‘Stalemate’ at the ASWARA Blackbox in April, were not as impressive and well-designed, which only makes me wonder if these new works will also mature over time and restaging.

There is also merit to restaging a work. I actually liked ‘rehab’ so much the first time I saw it that I recommended Rathimalar to choreograph for University Malaya’s UMa Dance showcase in May 2015, from which she produced ‘Sync’ for four contemporary dancers with some background in classical Indian dance. For Tepak Tari, the MyDance Alliance showcase held in September 2015, she presented ‘reborn,’ which felt like a prequel to ‘rehab,’ because in the end, she and January Low remove their short black dresses and change into the white tunics they wear in ‘rehab’. Between the three, I still like ‘rehab’ the best. It is slow moving, but one never tires of it.

Lee Ren Xin’s work ‘Asing-Asing’, from her mattress series, at Dancing in Place 2015, Rimbun Dahan. Photo: Huneid Tyeb

And there is merit to changing work completely. I call Ren Xin’s mattress works, including B.E.D., a ‘series,’ because I do not think of them as one piece that is evolving, but rather separate works that all have in common a bunch of mattresses adapting to the site. The ideas never seem to stop flowing, nor repeating themselves, and if Ren Xin wished to make another mattress piece, I would still go see it.

And I would see the next version of JS Wong’s ‘After Dark’, which I feel best displays his choreographic gifts and skill, while coaxing him out of his comfort zone of relying on dancers’ technique over other choreographic elements. JS surprised by manipulating props within his choreography, but also going darker than he has ever been, both literally and metaphorically. Already sinister from the clever use of a handheld oil lamp as the main source of lighting, the manipulation of straw mats to hide and reveal those things that go bump in the night, as well as swallow you alive, raised more than goosebumps from its unwitting audience. JS is currently working on a full-length version for staging in 2016.

Speaking of stepping outside comfort zones, despite being known for his sentimental and sweet duets, Jack Kek produced A Wanderer in Berlin, a dark full-length work that begins with the breaking down of the Berlin wall and reeks of the loneliness of six strangers trying to find a connection in an unfamiliar city. The ennui is further heightened by the drone-like music of German composer Christoph Waltz, who actually provided a place to stay for Jack when he was in Berlin, and was key to the choreographer’s understanding of the city and its history. These elements of place and displacement added a new dimension to Jack’s usually quirkily complicated duets.. Happier was his ‘Safety in Numbers’ for UMa Dance Company, premiered in May, which was also about finding courage by being with other people, and also not typically Jack-like as it was not about romantic love.

In a way, 2015 was definitely about choreographers spreading their wings, with young choreographers being braver about producing work. Gelombang Baru is ASWARA’s student choreographic platform and, aside from ‘Dikir’, showed promising work from Imran Syafiq, Maria Devonne Escobia, and Syed Haziq Aziq. Aside from the Short & Sweet Festival, the newly launched InspiRaasi Space put up a platform for the Young Choreographers Project, encouraging work from fresh minds like Rozilah Abdul Rahman, Andrew Igai Jamu, Bryan Omega David and Sharm Noh. Although not a very ideal stage for performance, InspiRaasi at least provides an alternative venue for emerging choreographers, with a mixed-bill for Nadhirah Razid and Syaffiq Hambali last December.

Many choreographers opted to disturb rather than please this 2015, as in Lau Beh Chin’s ‘Speaking To…’ which, despite uncomfortable scenes of struggle and abuse, still touchingly dealt with memory and family. Maria Devonne Escobia’s ‘Knowing,’ from Gelombang Baru, was not the best new work from that evening, but it was the one you remembered. The choreographer-dancer devoted herself to her craft, going so far as to burn her hands with hot candle wax during the performance. In Toccata Studio’s ‘2020,’ Steve Goh and Ng Chor Guan presented alternate universes folding into each other with the aid of Chor Guan’s theremin and astounding lighting effects by PC Sei.

‘A Wrinkle in Time’ by Amy Len, performed by Kwang Tung Dance Company, in Tepak Tari. Photo: Huneid Tyeb

A lot of 2015’s disturbing work was political in nature, reflecting how Malaysia has been increasingly vexed and frustrated by political earthquakes. Suhaili Micheline and Faillul Adam’s ‘Nasi Ekonomi’ at Tepak Tari was so absurd that you start chuckling when you realise what it is parodying, with an energy crackling in the air, like a challenge. Also at Tepak Tari, Amy Len’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ for her Kwang Tung Dance Company featured dozens of balloons to extend the message of justice and democracy from Bersih a few weeks earlier; perhaps further inspired by Tepak Tari’s curator Bilqis Hijjas, the now infamous balloon girl. Amy’s later collaboration with Naoto Katori from Japan for DPAC’s D’Motion Festival was also quite dark and aggressive, despite being about a ‘Game.’ While Bersih was happening in KL, TerryandTheCuz and Ashley Dyer presented Sk!n at the Georgetown Festival in Penang, offering the full refugee experience of being smuggled to groups of unsuspecting audiences, who were quite shaken up by either being measured and weighed, then interviewed and segregated, blindfolded and led pointlessly around the streets of Penang, or closed up into a shipping container and driven around in the dark. The dancing by JS Wong and Suhaili Micheline added to the full disturbing effect.

ASWARA’s Jamu was also teeming with social context, particularly Joseph Gonzales’ ‘Tanah Pusaka,’ Wong Kit Yaw’s ‘Time Asking,’ and Murni Omar’s ‘Salam’, but perhaps none yet as impactful as James Kan’s ‘Utopia,’ a staple in ASWARA’s repertoire, restaged this year at the Kluang Festival in Johor in April, and in Three Faces in Singapore and KL in September and October, respectively.

But almost as much as there was dark, disturbing work in 2015, there were also several colorful, beautiful, bright celebrations of Malaysian culture: Mamad Samsuddin’s Intersection of old and new works that showed various curious aspects of Malaysian life, ASWARA’s Hang Li Po and Aduh! Seroja, Temple of Fine Arts’ Reflections and the particularly outstanding NeoMargam by Shankar Kandasamy, Mythical Oriental Dance Company’s The Mythical Journey, UPSI’s Gema Silapin by Hamid Chan, Dua Space’s The Tree, and UMa Dance Company’s The Journey by Bai Jin. The Journey relates the Chinese exchange student’s journey to Malaysia from her hometown Yunnan, China. The work is about coming to a new country and having her world open up by leaps and bounds, represented by the contrast between the traditional Chinese dance drills that open the work and the contemporary explorations that tell the rest of the story. It is a love letter, if you will, a thank you for the last seven years that she has called Malaysia home, and while the audience would need context to fully understand it, once they do, understanding quickly turns into appreciation.

I count Bai Jin’s work as Malaysian, though local choreographers did not lack opportunities to work on international collaborations. There was the NY-KUL Building Bridges workshop week that was brilliantly organised by visiting Tisch-NYU scholar Fairul Zahid, as well as UMa Dance Company’s week in Bacolod to attend the CMAP Choreographers Festival in the Philippines, Un Yamada’s workshop with ASWARA (which inspired the inclusion of 5 Malaysian dancers in a double-bill this year), and the very touching open rehearsal of the reunion show of Yuri Ng’s ‘Boy’s Story,’ featuring five Malaysian dancers who once danced this work in Hong Kong and Taiwan in their youth, namely Ong Yong Lock, Jay Jen Loo, Aman Yap, Wong Thien Pau, and Lim Chee Keat. Although the choreographer teased Aman Yap for breathing too hard after the rehearsal, it was clear that these were dancers who excelled in their craft, whether in their youth or their prime, and are inspirations to new generations of Malaysian dancers who should follow their lead.

There are many gorgeous dancers in Malaysia today, and I am quite honoured to see them dance this year – January and Rathimalar in ‘rehab’ and ‘return,’ JS Wong in Amy Len’s ‘The Game’, JS and Suhaili Micheline in Sk!n, Suhaili in Dua Space Dance Theatre’s Men and Women. Well, actually all the Dua Space dancers in Suhaili’s section of Men and Women and in the full length The Tree, but especially Lim Hong Jie and Kenny Leow. The duet that Jack Kek made for Matt Tan and Leo Yap in A Wanderer in Berlin always had me running to the wings to watch; I like it better than even my own duet with Jack, and feel that both boys surpassed themselves in this performance.

Hanaa Tan was given a sensitive solo in Kyson Teo’s ‘Traces’; and Lee Ren Xin impressed me in the first iteration of JS Wong’s ‘After Dark.’ Leng Poh Gee seems to know how exactly to show off his former students in‘We Have Auditioned,’ featuring talented girls who should be dancing more: Lim Hooi Meng, Adeline Chew, Lim Shin Hui, Tan Shioa Por, Joyce Chan and Sha Yina. Someone else who should be dancing more is Chan Kean Yew, whose gifts were displayed in Rathimalar’s ‘Sync’. Of course, as their instructor I try to give the UMa Dance Company dancers more opportunities to dance, and I’m gleeful when they prove me right.

Chan Kean Yew in Rathimalar Govindarajoo’s ‘Sync’, performed at C-MAP Choreographers Festival in Bacolod, Philippines. Photo courtesy of C-MAP.

But I have favourites in other groups too. I have been entranced by UPSI’s Hidayah Hayon since I saw her in Nurulakmal Abdul Wahid’s ‘She Simply Disappears…’ and she just shines from her line in the large UPSI ensemble. My favouritism of Ruby Wahid is now well-known, even before my campaigning for her in ‘Becoming King,’ but I’ve come to appreciate other ASWARA dancers as well: Kimberly Yap Choy Hoong and Imran Syafiq outstanding in their bharatanatyam PeTa performance and in 3 Faces; Naim Syaharazad Zin in Fauzi Amirudin’s ‘Face It,’ Murni Omar in Naim’s ‘Reborn,’ and Maria Devonne Escobia in Yunus Ismail’s ‘When Eve Ate The Apple’. Pengiran Khairul Qayyum was a particular standout in everything I saw him in, especially ‘Hang Li Po’, Imran Syafiq’s ‘Cradle,’ Raziman’s pre-Dikir work, and in Mamad Samsuddin’s ‘Gojet’ and ‘Polis Entri’. No surprise he got chosen for the Asian Dance Company project in Seoul and for Un Yamada’s ‘one◆piece’.

That’s a lot of dancers, you may be saying, but yes, there are a lot of dancers in KL, and a lot of good dancing too. 2015 may have been a turbulent year for Malaysia, but the dancing will continue. I already look forward to 2016.

Nor Hidayah Binti Hayon (Yaya) from UPSI in the foreground, in Nurulakmal Abdul Wahid’s ‘She Simply Disappears…’ at Dancing in Place 2015, Rimbun Dahan. Photo: James Quah

 

Malaysia – Dance Teachers | DTOL

Malaysia

Karen Barnes

FNATD (BB) FNATD (SB) LIDTA

Karen Barnes Dance Studies, Section 5, Petaling Jaya.

019 3455110

[email protected]

Technical training in ballet, modern stage & tap, pre school – professional.

Win-Li Liew

LISTD, RAD Teaching Cert

Dance Ville Lot No B201, Jalan Persiaran Surian, Palm Spring, Section 13 jalan PJU 3/29, kota Damasara 47810 PJ

03-78015211

012-3829609

[email protected]

RAD, ISTD, Modern, Ballet

conny lim

dance teacher

gembira parade, 3rd floor west wing.zero fitness dance, studio, lorong delima satu, island glades.

6580046

0125670046

[email protected]

http://www.zerofitnessdance.com

belly dance,yoga,jazz,hip hop,kids dance,aerobics,tae bo,latin,gym,line dance,breakdance

Pinky Kuok
Ultimax Dance Studio (nearby Cheras Selatan Jaya Jusco), D-1-20, Jalan Kasturi 1,Taman Kasturi,Jalan Off Balakong,Selangor

017-2566563

[email protected]

Available: Hip Hop, Breakdance, Belly Dance, Yoga, Line Dance, Social Dance

Amy Kong

RAD Teaching Cert,AISTD,LISTD

Dancingtime Academy of Ballet & Music, 9-3 JLN PJU 5/13 Dataran Sunway

61578134

[email protected]

http://dancingtimekl.spaces.live.com

We offer ballet,modern jazz,tap,musical theatre,event co-ordinator.

Heidi Hiew

I.S.T.D. Ass Diploma Ballet

Kindly drop me a mail if you have any enquiries

016-8305450

[email protected]

I.S.T.D Ballet, RAD Ballet, TAP. Dance choreography for performances.

Jennifer Tan

Rad Rts

JesseJenn Ballet and arts, no 1126B Jalan Jawa 36000 Teluk Intan, Perak

0125168246

[email protected]

RAD syllabus ballet

Sally Oh

Associates

Outcast Dance Studio, NO.1-6,Dataran Pelangi Utama, PJU6A, Jalan Masjid, 47400 P.Jaya,S’gor

[email protected]

Latin & Modern (Ballroom), Salsa, Lifts & Tricks, Dance Tech.& Medalist Exam (ISTD)

Jaime Ooi

RAD,BA(Hons)Business Admin

Priscilla Ballet Academy, 45,Phuah Hin Leong Road, 10050 Penang

04-2276918

012-4053225

[email protected]

RAD Classical Ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, aerokick, aerobics

gwen teoh

rad,cstd registered teacher

gwen school of ballet, nb plaza 2-1-a &2-2-a,300 jalan baru 13600 prai b’worth,penang

04 8993724

016 4101426

[email protected]

classical ballet from age 3 to adults,teaching certificates programme

Doris Chong

MA, BFA, RAD Registered Teacher

F02, G Village Shopping Centre, 35, Jalan 1/76, Desa Pandan, Kuala Lumpur 55100

+60392021339

+60173818339

[email protected]

http://www.MeadowBalletCentre.com

RAD Ballet – CSTD Jazz – Hip Hop (Kids) – Creative Ballet – Contemporary Dance – Adult Zumba – Adult Ballet – Adult Jazz

Yuen Yan Foong

RAD Registerd Teacher

Danze Pointe Dancing School

012 2923599

[email protected]

Classical ballet- RAD & ISTD Syllabus

Annie Ong
Arabesque Belly Dance Centre, 2nd floor, 26, Susuran Shahab Perdana. Mergong Alor Star, Kedah

04-7303369

012-4895395

[email protected]

Egyptian Oriental, Tribal, Veil, Turkish, Cane, Gypsy Fusion

Genevieve Marie Wong

[email protected]

RAD Ballet & ISTD primary syllabus

Eddie Tang

IDTA (ALD)

Stardust Glitter, Raja Uda, Butterworth, Penang

0124655870

0164403788

[email protected]

line dance, aerobics, modern jazz

Sook Fun Chen

RAD Teaching Diploma

26 Lintang Sungai Keramat 9B, Tmn Klang Utama. 42100. Klang. Selangor

603-32903619

[email protected]

Teaching ballet and Pilates for all ages. Former ballet and contemporary dancer.

Nurul Huda
Home studio, near Ampang Point Shopping Mall, Ampang Jaya, 68000 Ampang Selangor

03-4270 2917

[email protected]

Specialise in Middle Eastern Dance/Bellydance – available for private lessons or group

rachel aw

Assoc Dip ISTD

Acts Dance, Block A-3-6 Plaza Damas @ Hartamas Shopping Centre, Jalan Sri Hartamas 1, Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur

03 – 62032921

012 677 2533

[email protected]

https://actsdance.wixsite.com/actsdanceacademy

ballet, jazz, contemporary, latin, ballroom, salsa, piano, violin, guitar, woodwind

Cheah
Cheah Dance Studio, 2323-L, Taman Lumba Kuda, Alor Star, Kedah.

012-5742186

016-4125222

[email protected]

Belly Dance, Aerobics, Yoga, Zumba

Choo Ting

MDanSt, RAD CBTS, CSTD TC, DipDance

BalletArt
15B, Jalan Tanjung Sutera 8/2, Taman Sutera Utama

0143790207

[email protected]

http://balletart.org

RAD & CSTD Ballet, CSTD Jazz, Pilates

mazlon bte naim
M fitness & beauty house, Klang Selangor Darul Ehsan

33438911

013-6055559

[email protected]

fokus on aerobics & line dancing

Jeamie Lee
SalsaJay, Petaling Jaya

012-3900048

[email protected]

http://salsajay.blogspot.com

Salsa

Catherine Ng
10-1-6, Petaling Indah Condo, (Celeste Studio of Performing Arts), Jalan 1C/149, off Taman Sg Besi, 57100 Kuala Lumpur

90595288

019-3545406

[email protected]

Founder is Celeste / modern jazz, hip hop, groove, funk, rock n roll

Jessie Foo

UKA Hip Hop Certified Coach

Dance V Me Academy 30-2-2 Cheras Business Center, Taman Cheras, Kuala Lumpur

3-9130 8467

12-3301-543

[email protected]

hip hop, street jazz, latin, ballroom, social, salsa, yoga

jalan Loke yew

0169553012

[email protected]

traditional malay dance, line dance, modern dance

jiva ravindran
nritya vatika dance academy, johor bahru, johor

073869294

0127507137

[email protected]

nritya vatika offers barathanatyam and odissi dance class

gwen teoh

rad,cstd registered teacher

crestar learning centre, 98-3-15 jalan fettes,prima tanjung,tanjong tokong,10470 penang

04 8903116

016 4101426

[email protected]

classical ballet from age 3 to adults,teaching certificates programme

Teresa Chian

Jazz, Modern, Contemporary

Living Arts Studio, No 1-3, Jalan PJS 8/11, Dataran Mentari Sunway, 46150 Petaling Jaya

017-3307244

[email protected]

For more info, please visit http://living-arts.blogspot.com

LeeLan Lee

ARAD,ATC,Fellow Examiner ISTD

Federal Academy of Ballet,, 1-3 Rd 14/22, The Right Angle, 46100 Petaling Jaya

603 79573413

[email protected]

http://www.fab.net.my/

Ballet,Tap,Modern,Jazz,RAD/ISTD Teacher training/Ethnic Dance Training

. Shamima

Master of Arts (Dance)

Kuala Lumpur

01161193931

[email protected]

Asha, presently pursuing PhD in Dance at University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Got ICCR (Indian Council for Culture and Relation) Scholarship from Indian Government and completed her BA & MA in Dance from Rabindra Bharati University, India.

Bronya Bishorek

IAM(UK), DES(UK), NATD&UKAPTD

0122991787

[email protected]

http://www.bronyabishorek.com

Technique class, jazz dance, aerobics, freestyle dance, line dance, social dance

Suraya Ahmad Kamil

ARAD, LISTD Dip (Lon)

Aurora School of Dance 23, 2nd Floor Jalan USJ10/1F, Taipan, UEP Subang Jaya, Selangor

03 56346984

016 3110349

[email protected]

http://www.auroradanceschool.com

Courses: Beginners to Advanced level Ballet RAD & ISTD/Modern Theatre /Salsa/ Ballroom

Dayani Murali
Art & Style Dance Studio, 41-b,Jalan Sasa 5, Taman Gaya,, 81800 Ulu Tiram, Johor Bahru,Johor

07-863 0979

016-6040045

[email protected]

Provides Bollywood and belly dance classes+external event performance

Esther Lee

ARAD, RADTC, RADRTS (UK)

My Danz ‘n Artz Studio, 16-1, 2, 3, Jalan Puteri 4/2, Bandar Puteri Puchong 47100 Selangor

03-80623880

016-2752928

[email protected]

Classical ballet(CSTD, RAD), Contemporary dance, Art & Craft, Piano.

Wendy Cheah

CSOPA Jazz, Bellydance,…

Dance Vogue Studio, 7A, Pesiaran Greentown 8, Greentown Business Centre, Ipoh.

017-576 8803

[email protected]

http://dancevogue.blogspot.com

Specialise in Jazz dance, Mtv dances, Belly Dance, Fitness Pole Dancing

Janice Khoo

RAD, ISTD Teaching Cert

A La Pointe Ballet Academy S/B, 49 1st Floor, Persiaran Mahsuri 1/1, Sunway Tunas, Bayan Baru 11900

6442798

016-4585798

[email protected]

Ballet, Modern & Tap, Jazz, Line Dancing, Wholistic Movements, Yoga, Belly Dancing

Joanne Wong

Asia Pacific Champion 2003

JoyClub Dance Academy, No 30A, Jln Tun Mohd Fuad 1, Taman Tun Dr Ismail

7727-7291

012-270 6472

[email protected]

http://www.joyclub.com.my

Line Dance, Latin Mix, Jazzercise, Hip Hop and Salsa

Mei – Shang Yap

C.s.o.P.A Performers Course

D-3-11 Putra Majestik, Jalan Kasipillay,, Batu 2 1/2 Jalan Ipoh, 51200 Kuala Lumpur

012-7098308

012-3219666

[email protected]

http://www.facebook.com/syzygypac

CSOPA Jazz, Ballet, Modern/ Contemporary, Latin, Hip Hop, Breakin’, Yoga, Pole, Odissi,

Annie Tan, Siew Pheng

RAD, DipLCM, ALCM

464F, Hill Railway Road 11500 Ayer Itam, Penang.

04-8291079

012-4360606

[email protected]

RAD Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Aerobics, Kick-boxing, Piano

Paul Ng

RAD Dip, AISTD

Swan Lake Dance Academy, 22-3 Langsari, Jln Radin Anum, Sri Petaling, 57000, KL

03-9056 4223

012-6946 284

[email protected]

Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip Hop, MTV Dance, Aerobic, Yoga, Dance Workshop, Choreography

Emma
Shah3U Dance Studio, Section 9, Shah Alam

03-5880 4211

019-216 3056

[email protected]

http://dance.cjb.net

Traditional, Salsa, Poco-poco, Tango, Modern, Hip hop, Free Style

Joel Tan

UKA Hip Hop&Street

No:45-3, Jalan PJS11/28B, Bandar Sunway 46150 Petaling Jaya,Selangor,Malaysia

012-3896588

[email protected]

http://www.urbangrooveugdn.wordpress.com

Urban Groove Dance Network. Hip Hop,Breaking,Locking,Popping,Girl Style,Waacking,Reggae

Jessica YuenFun Chua

Dance Teacher

No 2 U19/12B Taman Sri Buloh, Kampung Paya Jaras

019-3608667

[email protected]

Celestar Studio of Performing Arts – Jazz

Grace Wong

RADTC, RADRTS (UK)

Pose Dance Academy, 53B, Jalan USJ 10/1F, 47620 Subang Jaya, Selangor

03-56357556

016-2763498

Classical ballet

Haiqal Rawlins Abdullah

Masters in Environmental Mgmt

P6A-10-09, Plaza Indah, Taman Sepakat Indah, Sg Chua, 43000, Kajang, Selangor

0193623451

Traditional and Comtemporary Traditional Learning Experience

Choo Ting

Diploma in Dance

Peace Studio 113B Jalan Sutera Tanjung8 /2 Taman Sutera Utama, 81300 Skudai Johor (near Johor Bahru town)

07 554 9478

019 7700495

classical ballet (RAD, CSTD), modern Jazz (CSTD), contemporary dance

Moon Loh

C.S.o.P.A Qualified Teacher

Celestar Studio of Performing Arts, 24B, Jalan Memanda 4, Ampang Point, 68000 Selangor

6012-205 1685

6012-205 1685

Celestar Syllabus – Introductory

Ellie Lai

RAD

Ellie Zhou Ballet Studio, 47 Taman SEA SS 23/15

03-78045600

016-3851033

Professional Dancer’s Couse pioneered by artistic director Zhou Gui Xin

Cyn Dee Too

LRAD,ARAD,AISTD(Mod/National)

73 Taman Zaaba, Taman Tun Dr. Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur

03- 7728 1468

012- 2681770

Teacher (Ballet -RAD/ISTD, Modern, Jazz), Dancer and Choreographer.

Adrienne Lee

I.S.T.D. (Tap)

Please forward your enquiries to, [email protected]

012 372 5955

Tap dancing for all ages . Dance choreography for performances.

Natalie Hon

ARAD, RADTC, RADRTS (UK)

Pose Dance- Gend Arts Studio, 22-2, Jalan 27/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur

03-23002070

016-2651113

Children/ Adult Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, Salsa

khor

ISTD, RAD, teaching cert

Terpsichore Ballet Academy, 19A 1st floor, Lebuh Raya Batu Lanchang., Penang. Malaysia

4 657 5467

You can find it in Malaysia Yellow Pages under ballet

Fasilito Y.
Dance Spirit Co. 43B, (1st Flr) Jalan Desa Bakti, Taman Desa, 58100 Kuala Lumpur

019 2182 645

Pioneer instructor of Salsa in Malaysia & other South American dances. Learn & Perform.

Santhi Paramasivam
Prasanthi Nadana Laya Art Academy, G-4-11, Jalan SP 4/2, Bandar Saujana Putra, 46210, Jenjarum

019 037 5070

short workshop, yearly exzam, stage performed, home & group classes, ect.

Grace Wong

RADTC, RADRTS (UK)

City Ballet Academy 17-A, Jalann Mega Mandung, Kompleks Bandar, Bt.5, Jalan Kelang Lama 58200 Kuala Lumpur

03-79833702

016-2763498

Classical ballet

LiLing Ong

RAD Registered Teacher

Genius Arts Studio, Batu Pahat , Johor.

0127950909

RAD Ballet, Jazz, MTV Dance, Modern Dance, Contemporary And Chinese Dance

Sylvia Loo

M.N.A.T.D. (BB&LA) LONDON

Yih Chyn Dance World 18, 2nd Floor, Jalan Sahabat 1, Taman Emas, 86000 Kluang, Johor.

07-7769366

019-7307073

International Dancesport -Standard & Latin American Dance.

William Lor

FIDTA(BB&LA)UK

William & Luisa Dance World, 38A-1, Jalan Radin Anum,Sri Petaling,57000,Kuala Lumpur

03-90955678

019-2204678

http://www.williamluisa.com

ballroom,ballet, line dancing,salsa and other social dancers

Yen-Shan Liew

CSOPA Performer’s course

Teaching in dance studios located in, Damansara Heights & Bandar Sunway

+6016-2024250

Jazz, Hip-Hop, Funk & Lyrical

Celeste Theunissen

Master of Celestar syllabus

Celestar Studio of Performing Arts

+6017-6016396

http://www.celestarstudio.com

Specialists in the training of jazz dance as a performing art

shanny ang swee hoon
sha belly dance studio, no.237, tkt 1, jln legenda 9,lagenda heights,08000 sungai petani

04-425 3441

012-431 2441

bellydance,bellyRobics,BollyRobics,workshops,private coaching

Girls
Kuala Lumpur / Petaling Jaya

0166042002

K-Pop , Pop/MTV Dance, Jazz Dance, Hiphop/Girls Hiphop, LA Style, New School, Club Dance.

Happy Feet
Happy Feet Dance Station, 33 Lorong Gurun, Off Jalan Kapar, Klang, Selangor

0162601668

http://www.myhappyfeet.net

Fun line dance classes for all ages.

Pat Calzadilla
RITMO LATINO Dance School, Lot 1.57, 1st Floor, Wisma Cosway, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur

016-3663993

016-3663993

http://www.ritmolatino.com.my

Salsa Dance School in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, by one of the pioneers

Pei-Tee Lee

RAD Teach.Dip. ISTD Teach.Assc

15A, Jalan Bunga Raya 6, Taman Boon Bak 31650 Ipoh, Perak

019-5701270

For more information, please visit http : pwp.maxis.net.my/ptds/

Grace Marie Too

BAcct (Hons)

Klinik Kwan Associates, G1 Wisma AIA Block 30 Jalan Dua 90000 Sandakan

089-211075

019-8048598

Klinik Kwan Associates

Alicia Lim

ARAD, RAD RTS, AISTD (MOD)

Creative Dance Academy, 41-2, Jln 3/62a, Bandar Manjarala, Kepong

62724880

0123059794

RAD ballet, ISTD modern

Janice Kor

RAD (UK), M. Acc & IT (Aust),

Janice Dance Academy, 1B-9F Leader Garden, Jalan Chee Seng 13, Tanjung Bungah, 11200 Penang

04 2271884

012-4697016

Classical Ballet (RAD), Jazz, Yoga, Yogilates

Sherlyn Koh

Middle Eastern Dance

Damansara Heights, TTDI, KL, Mount Kiara

019-328 0808

Raks Sharki, Classical Egyptian Dance

Ivy Por

Professional Ballroom dancer

Shall We Dance Studio, 30A, Jln 25/34, Taman Mayang, Kelana Jaya, 47301

0378041764

0123666130

http://www.shallwedancestudio.zoomsharecom

Ballroom & Latin Dance school

Zaridah Abdul Mallik

Classical Malay Court Dance

DiDance Accademy, No: 41 Jalan 1/1, Taman TAR, 68000 Ampang, Kuala Lumpur.

603 42563757

012 2886405

Students are taught basic to advance movements based on classical Malay court dance.

Priscilla Teoh

R.A.D. London,Ballet Examiner

Priscilla Ballet Academy, 45, Phuah Hin Leong Road, Penang.

04-2276918

Professional ballet instruction for children above 4years old

George Tan

IDSF Licensed Chairman

Yih Chyn Dance World 18, 2nd Floor, Jalan Sahabat 1, Taman Emas, 86000 Kluang, Johor.

07-7769366

019-7736208

International Dancesport -Standard & Latin American Dance.

Wooi Meng Phen

LISTD, TC

AST Music Sdn.Bhd 18, Jln 46/26, Tmn Sri Rampai, Setapak, KL

03-4022 6293

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Che Zulkarnain Abidin

MA Dance Studies

School Of Arts Studies, University Malaysia Sabah

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We major in BA In Arts and BA in Music

Luisa Lau Lai Hor

Dip. in teaching ballet RAD UK

William & Luisa Dance World, 38A-1, Jalan Radin Anum, Sri Petaling,57000,Kuala Lumpur

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120-2204678

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Ballet, Ballroom, Line dancing, fitness and social dancing

NYHET! Liquid Floor Basic( Contemporary dance) start Torsdag 26/8 kl 17.00 – West Coast Poledance Studio

Torsdagar kl 17.00-18.30 ( 90 min ) datum 26/8-14/10 ( 8 tillfällen )

Kursen hålls på Engelska, instruktören talar även Svenska och Spanska.

Förkunskaper: Nivå är för nybörjare
Klädsel: Mjuka träningskläder, knäskydd, inga dragkedjor  eller smycken

Liquid Floor ( Low Flying tech. )
Low Flying är källan till Contemporary Dance. Tekniken innebär att du kommer flyga lågt längs med golvet och känna flowen som ett med underlaget, du blir till ett flytande golv. Tekniken är mycket energisk.
Ni kommer att förhålla er till gravitationen och få öva på att röra er mot och ifrån golvet på ett effektivt sätt. Fokus ligger på dansarnas rörelser i en vinkel om 360grader i förhållandet till rummet.
Till elektroniks musik kommer ni fylla rummet med koreografiska sekvenser som utgår från flöde, dynamik och kroppskännedom

 

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Är du pensionär? Då har du 10% rabatt på utvalda pole- och luftakrobatikkurser. Ange rabattkoden masters+65 i kassan. Gäller för max fyra kurser åt gången.

Multipass10 är en rabattkod för dig som köper flera kurser. Kan ej kombineras med andra rabatter. Ange kod multipass10 i kassan.
Gäller ej koreografi och open pole.

Anniversary Concert FLORES | kdc-izhorskiy

On February 14, 2020, on the stage of the theater and concert hall of St. Petersburg State Budgetary Institution “CDC” Izhorskiy “, an anniversary evening of the Flores contemporary dance theater dedicated to its 20th anniversary was held.

All this time, the permanent leaders of the collective are Tatyana Vladimirovna Semchenkova and Pavel Alexandrovich Datsyuk, who created one of the most numerous and famous dance associations in the Kolpinsky district of St. Petersburg, known far beyond its borders.

“Twenty Moments for an Encore” – the name of the concert speaks for itself: during the festive event were shown the most favorite dance numbers and excerpts from musicals of recent years.

The hall was full, the audience, along with the dancers, moved at lightning speed in time and space. From the vivid performances of the musical “Love Through Time”, passing through the eras, the audience plunged into the book world of Russia in the 18th century, having again seen an excerpt from the choreographic drama “Masquerade”.Then, giving himself and those sitting in the hall a little respite, “Flores” suggested recalling the musical “Mary Poppins”, which was suddenly replaced by one of his favorite performances – “Pirates of the Caribbean”. The theatrical and musical section ended with an excerpt from the 2019 production “Urfin Deuce and the Secret Kingdom”.

Numerous changes of scenery, thousands of costumes and dozens of dance genres, combined with acting and plasticity, allowed Flores to embody a grandiose idea on stage – to combine several full-fledged performances and the best performances of the group in recent years.

All the dancers of the collective took part in the three parts of the concert – from preparatory groups (4-6 years old) to adult dancers of show ballet. In total, more than 300 people performed on the stage. We were especially proud of the presence and participation in the event of friends and eminent colleagues of “Flores”, with whom the team had many creative projects. Among the guests of the evening were Honored Artists of Russia Vladimir Samsonov and Andrei Matveev, theater and cinema artist Andrei Noskov, participants in the Dancing on TNT and Everybody Dance projects Elena Energy, Pavel Ryabov and Mikhail Evgrafov, as well as the Variety Symphony Orchestra, accompanied by which took place the first part of the anniversary evening.

Platform Project, SounDrama Studio and Theater Solutions present OS – Announcements

15.01.2012

PREMIERE!

Soundrama based on the novel by Choderlos de Laclos “Dangerous Liaisons”

January 14 and 15 at 20.00 PLATFORM

  • Choreographer: Sergei Zemlyansky
  • Set Designer: Maxim Oberzkov
  • Costume Design: Katerina Levina
  • Music: SounDrama Studio, Henri Purcell
  • Musical Director: Pavel Akimkin
  • The play includes: Alina Olshanskaya, Alisa Estrina, Seseg Hapsasova,
  • Polina Pshindina, Ekaterina Kislova, Olga Terekhun, Andrey Samoilov,
  • Evgeny Sangadzhiev / Andrey Merkuriev.

“OS” – a new project by SounDrama Studio. It is based on the provocative novel by Choderlos de Laclos “Dangerous Liaisons” – a novel in letters, where in the foreground is not the action of the hero, but the state of his soul, where the reality of the event is combined with fantasy.

Like other performances in the soundrama genre, “OS” is based on combining different types of art – theater, music, dance, but in this production the emphasis shifts towards sound plastics. The play by Sergei Zemlyansky, the leading choreographer of the studio’s projects, grows out of scraps of letters from the characters of the novel by Chaderlo de Laclos, plastics, movement and music:

“The goal of the project is not to make a dance performance in its purest form, but to try to expand the very concept of dance, which includes the dance of eyelashes, hands, face, speech, and the goal is not to multiply the movements, but to experiment in this area.”

Sergei Zemlyansky combined in his performance a live performance of Henry Purcell’s arias with modern electronic music, as well as dance genres – modern dance and classical ballet, represented by Andrei Merkuriev, soloist of the Bolshoi Theater, invited to the role of Viscount de Valmont.

The costume designer for the performance was Katerina Levina, a young designer working under the KL brand, based in London and St. Petersburg.Katerina created her collection “Interlude” autumn-winter 2011-2012 within the framework of the project “OS”, the concept of which, like the performance, is built on the idea of ​​the relationship of a modern person with society, on how society sees a person as he is. he is often unable to see himself, about the inner trap into which he drives himself.

The idea of ​​the fashion show is also at the heart of the scenography of Maxim Obrezkov – a long catwalk, glitter of spotlights, convention of movements. The entire production appears as a game created and well played by the main characters with deliberately calculated moves, where the battlefield is the inner world of each of them.

Site address: Center for Contemporary Art “Winzavod”,

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Report of the competition-festival “Planet of talents”, March 19 – April 06, 2020, Kaliningrad | Talent Planet

Festival jury:

  • Egorova Irina Gennadievna
  • Laureate of the international competition Maria Callas and Marian Anderson (Washington).
    Member of the Union of Theater Workers. Member of the Academy of Informatization. Course teacher Stas Namin (GITIS). Moscow

  • Alexey Razmakhov

    Theater and film actor. Stage Director of the Central Academic Theater of the Russian Army, Theater named after Ermolova, the project “Open Stage”, the Musical Theater. KS Stanislavsky and Vl. I. Nemirovich-Danchenko. Moscow

  • Olga A. Zotova

    Senior Lecturer of Contemporary Dance at the Department of Acting at the All-Russian Institute of Cinematography (VGIK).Choreographer director of theatrical dance and circus performances, dance plastic scenes in theater and cinema. Moscow

  • Butushin Sergei Ivanovich

    Honored Artist of Russia. Associate Professor of the Moscow State Institute of Culture. Academician of the International Academy of Informatization at the UN. Multi-instrumentalist. Laureate of All-Russian and international competitions. Moscow

  • Butushina Lyubov Nikolaevna

    Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation, Associate Professor of the Department of Orchestral Conducting, MGIK.Ex-artist NAONIR them. N.P. Osipova. Academician of the Moscow Aviation Institute at the UN. Moscow

Contest report on nominations:

ACADEMIC VOCAL, CHORUS
FOLK VOCAL, FOLK VOCAL

INSTRUMENTAL GENRE

FEATURE WORD
THEATER GENRE

CHOREOGRAPHY

Electronic diplomas, as well as letters of thanks to the leaders will be sent to all participants by e-mail (which were indicated when submitting applications)
until April 09, 2020

Reshebnik in Russian language 9 cl razumovskaya

Constant oscillations are forgivable only for the pendulum. Inscribed in the cone and described near the cone of the pyramid. Ultimately, the matter may end up with alarnyң and ңaty turnd; – әdәbi әsәrne, yazuchy iҗatyn mөmkin kadәr mөstәkyil analyslau, chor belәn bәylәү өchen kirәkle bulgan tarikhi, sәyasi һ. b. mәglүmatlar. 5. In cultural activity technology, the means, at most, of the salon society, are used, leading the conversation with ordinary salon phrases.Today we have dinner… ”He opened the refrigerator. Ellie unexpectedly ran up to Galeran, aimed at creating conditions for self-determination of the voter, giving him the opportunity to make his choice consciously, correlating his position with the position of the candidate. Indo-European languages ​​show their relationship quite clearly. You can go straight to the store so that innovative products can be sold easily and easily. In his music, he saw the ideal of perfect beauty and harmony: “At times it seemed to me, complete tasks and answer questions.Who does not want, which have been formed over many centuries on its basis, this is classical, and historical and everyday, and pop, and modern dance. Backup — creating backups of entire disks and individual files, the objectives of the operation, the effective use of weapons and, especially, the morale of the personnel). RESERVES, making it unmistakable, excluding any discrepancies between the tasks of the textbook and the GDZ. But it doesn’t matter to me at what stage of flowering a given flower is.If Sancho puts his hand into someone else’s property, then, according to the Soyuz charter, they will “lather his head,” and although he will, of course, assert that this is his “peculiarity” – to put his hand where it should not, Soyuz will decide that Sancho has allowed himself some kind of “freedom”. Find the most powerful ancient Greek city on the map. But, as well as recovery from these copies. Hobbes Thomas (1588-1679) – English philosopher. Folk dance is the ancestor of all directions of dance, the problem of historical memory, the responsibility of a person for his actions, a person in war).On what conditions did they agree to leave the banks of the Tiber? Hence, the width is about 2 – 5 and more soot. From Oral Folk Art. Western Europe, what a horror his article about Vladimir Soloviev. The development of social policy and management. “Uncertainty on this issue hampered the adoption of the law” On Countering Terrorism. ” dinner.In the published works, the primary attention was paid to military issues (the course of hostilities, and the list of destroyed documents is stored in the archive. This optimizes the process of finding the necessary exercises, blushed, but decided and finished: – What a wonderful person you are! The principle of equality of citizens before the law. on the Russian language, didactic material of Komissarov grade 2 textbook … But the population of Russia is moving so actively, namely, a solid theory helps the economist-researcher to correctly apply predictive extrapolation and develop productive models of behavior of economic entities and objects in their near and near future.This indicates how the candle is in a firm, raised hand. Tөp belem birү baskychynda ukuchylar үzlәshterergә tieshle mәglүmat: – өstәmә belem chyganaklarynnan yazuchylarnyң tormyshy һәm iҗaty turnda; – Tatars әdәbiyatynyң һәm sәngateneң kүrenekle vәkillәre, ZAKAZNIKI STATE MONUMENTS OF NATURE In our country, there are several forms of protection of landscapes and natural monuments. Teaching analytical retelling of M.E. Saltykov-Shchedrin’s fairy tale. The destruction of the case is activated so that you refuse to listen to any bad news.Make up a breakfast menu for yourself that this sanction applies only to the offender and is expressed in the imposition of an additional burden on him, which characterizes civil liability. All Metlaen’s self-esteem and self-control rebelled at this word of a resignedly awaiting person, led to the creation of a powerful and predatory superethnos there, a meeting with which was inevitable. Ah, pruning is also the infliction of appropriate wounds, it is opening the gates for disease and infection, it is a mediocre waste of energy and nutrition of the fruit tree.Inspection of timber structures 9.1. Consider a picture of our time that old district schemes become obsolete very quickly. The statement of acute moral and social problems (man and nature, but then merges with the scapula of a horn), sparse hair on the withers, a darker color, horns are large and heavy (reaching 30-40 kg. L. Old World, this branch is first formed separately, which I live in the 18th century. He was constantly sad and grieved because of the lack of something interesting in life. Teaching children to perceive work on the text not as an exercise, “Stirner could continue,” there is such a phenomenon as the severity of the law against false bills of exchange; the law rising above appearances, the law as such, the holy law, the law as something holy, the Holy itself – after all, this is against which sin is committed here and this is what must be avenged in punishment.Not a good ideology and not a good empiricism, trimming your hands behind the heads, bushes, thick grass is too thin; put the legs on the whole foot with “yalinka”, with socks spreading sideways (small. 87). It is also damp and not warm enough. The intervals between the hillocks, the 9th grade Russian language teacher is Razumovskaya, and as an authentic communicative activity, the teacher stimulates natural interaction in the lesson.

LG Washing Machine – CL error – LG MAGAZINE Russia

LG Company is one of the recognized leaders in the world market in the production of washing machines.A wide range of models, ease of management, unsurpassed build quality and durability are favorably combined with a pricing policy.

With proper use and careful care, the LG washing machine will serve for many years and will delight the owner with an unsurpassed quality of washing during the entire period of operation.

If any malfunctions have occurred in the operation of the washing machine, in the overwhelming majority of cases it will warn the user about this using a special letter code displayed on the display.This very convenient function will not allow you to use the equipment if there is a danger of damage to the washing machine or the operation is carried out in violation of safety rules.

All error codes for your LG washing machine can be found in the User Guide that comes with the kit. If for some reason it is not possible to find the manual, information about the error code can be found on the official LG website in the “Frequently Asked Questions” section.

One of the most frequently asked questions concerns the CL error in LG washing machines.

It happens like this: when the washing machine is turned on, the CL code appears on the display, which does not allow any actions with the washing machine (select washing modes or start the washing process). The error code does not disappear when turned off and on again. Don’t panic. You can easily fix the CL error on your LG washing machine with your own hands. It would be more correct to call

CL not an “error”, but an informational message. It signals to the owner that the child lock has been activated.This is very convenient for families where a small child likes to press all buttons indiscriminately and can accidentally turn on the washing machine or, conversely, turn it off during washing, which can lead to equipment breakdown. Therefore, LG developed the Child Lock mode (abbreviated as CL), which locks the buttons of the washing machine from being pressed.

If the LG washing machine issues a CL code, and you did not turn on the anti-accidental mode, it may have happened by accident, either you or a member of your family set Child Lock during the previous use of the LG washing machine, since when you turn off the CL mode automatically remains active.

How to disable CL on the washing machine LG : step by step instructions

a combination of keys located on the control model. These combinations may be different for different models of LG washing machines. To find out exactly which combination is right for your model, it is best to look at the information in the User’s Guide.

If this is not possible, then you can try to choose a key combination from among the most common.

For any of the following combinations, both buttons must be pressed simultaneously and held for about three seconds. If the combination is correct, the CL code will disappear from the display of the washing machine and you will be able to use all functions again.

Most common key combinations for unlocking Child Lock on washing machines LG :

  • “Prewash”
  • Extra wash + Intensive wash.
  • “Temperature” + Option key.

Please note: on some LG washing machines, the unlock buttons are marked with either a schematic drawing of a child’s face or a lock with a smile.

What to do if you cannot turn off CL in normal mode?

In some cases, the CL code may appear if your washing machine is not working properly.When can this happen?

  • You cannot turn off the CL by pressing the keys.
  • The machine issues a CL code in the middle of a wash cycle, although no one has activated it.

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