Ms Ng Xian Cui

BA(Hons) in Dance and Choreography; U.K


  • Ballet (RAD Syllabus)
  • Pre-School (3-4 years old)
  • Modern Contemporary

Biography

Xian Cui started her training in Classical Ballet at the age of 6, under Ms Herlinda Sutiono, and subsequently with Dancepointe Academy Singapore, under the tutelage of Ms Lena Foo. She has completed the Royal Academy of Dance U.K Classical Ballet Grade 2 to 8 and the Royal Academy of Dance Vocational Graded Intermediate Foundation to Advanced 2. Later on she pursued Dance at Falmouth University in the United Kingdom, where she graduated with First Class Honours in BA(Hons) Dance and Choreography.

In her Secondary education, Xian Cui began exploring other genres of Dance, including Chinese Dance and Contemporary, under Tan Chai Hwang, Low Ee Chiang and Dan Kwoh. Being on various overseas dance immersions to Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Institute of the Arts Barcelona, as well as Pineapple Dance Studios in London has inspired Xian Cui to pursue Dance at Falmouth University in the United Kingdom. Under the tutelage of Kuldip Singh-Barmi, Simon Birch, Polly Motley, Emily Dobson, Grace Sellwood and Eugenia Demeglio, she has studied a wide variety of Contemporary Dance techniques such as Graham, Flying Low and Countertechnqiue.

In her years in the U.K., Xian Cui choreographed and performed in various works both in and outside of University, including Ripe /\ Ruin (2018), created and performed as part of her final year performance project, We Are (2018), a duet choreographed and performed at Hall for Cornwall as a guest item for Carrick Dance Platform. As an Alumni, she and her company, SPUR, was invited to perform Ripe /\ Ruin for the 2018 Freshers’ Week. Xian Cui was also a performer for Passage for Par (2018), a dance performance created specially for and presented on Par Beach in Cornwall, conceived and directed by choreographer Rosemary Lee. As an artist, Xian Cui maintains an open and inquisitive mind and aspires to be a versatile dancer who is always experimenting, exploring and evolving. In addition to performing and choreographing, Xian Cui has taught dance classes and workshops in Singapore, Medan (Indonesia) and the United Kingdom.

Xian Cui is now a full-time Dance Teacher with Dancepointe Academy Singapore teaching Children and Adult Ballet and Contemporary Dance, as well as a Ministry of Education (MOE)-registered instructor, working with Mr Dan Kwoh. She hopes to share her knowledge and experiences in dance while inspiring people of all ages to emerge as confident beings through Dance.