The Apprentice Dance Company

Elite Classical Ballet and Contemporary Soloists

The TAC Audition for 2022/2023 Pre Professional Ballet and Contemporary Soloists will be held on 16th & 23rd July 2022 at our new Dancepointe Academy HQ @ Ang Mo Kio . A stage sized dance studio specially built for Dance Competitions. The training will start in August 2022.

Read more on TAC Contemporary here www.dacademy.com.sg/2022tacaudition

Click www.kecity.com.sg/2022tacaudition to register before 6th July 2022. Any late registrations will be reviewed case by case.Note that the dancers would need to learn the videos before attending the Audition. *The Videos has been sent out via email on the 11th July for the 16th July audition. The remaining videos for the 23rd July, will be sent out on the 18th July.

*A video will be sent out 5 days prior for the candidates to learn and present during the audition. All auditionees will be guided by a teacher who will be going through the dance routine during the audition.

Age eligibility: (In the national year that they will be competing):

Ballet Soloists: 6 years and above
Contemporary Soloists: 9 years and above

The audition for Troupes, and other Soloists in Lyrical and Jazz will be held on 9th – 10th August 2022. Registration starts from 30th June 2022.

Read more about our Troupes at www.dancepointe.com.sg/audition2022

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The Apprentice Company (TAC) Audition

16 July 2022 Saturday

3pm to 4pm Petite TAC Ballet (West) born 2016-2017

4.15pm to 5.15pm TAC Ballet Level 1 (West) born 2014-2015

5.30pm to 6.30pm TAC Contemporary Level 1 (NE & West) born 2014

6.45pm to 8pm TAC Contemporary Level 2 (NE & West) born 2012-2013

8.15pm to 9.30pm TAC Contemporary Level 3 & 4 (NE & West) born 2011 and earlier

23 July 2022 Saturday

3pm to 4pm Petite TAC Ballet (NE) born 2016-2017

4.15pm to 5.15pm TAC Ballet Level 1 (NE) born 2014-2015

5.30pm to 6.30pm TAC Ballet Level 2 (West) born 2012-2013

6.45pm to 7.45pm TAC Ballet Level 2 (NE) born 2012-2013

8pm to 9pm TAC Ballet Level 3 (NE & West) born 2011 and earlier

West Denotes West students . NE denoted North East Students

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Schedules for Weekly NE TAC Ballet trainings at DPA @ Jalan Selaseh Yio Chu Kang:

Petite TAC Ballet: Saturdays 4pm to 5.30pm by Ms Mariska
TAC Ballet Level 1: Wednesdays 5.30pm – 7pm by Ms Kok Huishi & Ms Wenny
TAC Ballet Level 2: Wednesdays 7pm – 8.30pm by Ms Kok Huishi & Ms Wenny
TAC Ballet Level 3: Saturdays 5.30pm – 7pm by Ms Kok Huishi & Ms Mariska
TAC Ballet Level 4: Saturdays 5.30pm – 7pm (By selection) by Ms Kok Huishi & Ms Mariska

Schedules for Weekly West TAC Ballet trainings at DPA @ Jcube:

Petite TAC Ballet: Wednesdays 5.00pm to 6.30pm By Ms Lilian Ng
TAC Ballet Level 1 & 2 : Wednesdays 6.30pm – 8pm By Ms Lena Foo & Ms Lilian Ng
TAC Ballet Level 3 & 4: Wednesdays 8.00pm – 9.30pm By Ms Lena Foo & Ms Lilian Ng

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Schedules for Weekly NE TAC Contemporary trainings at DPA @ Jalan Selaseh Yio Chu Kang:

TAC Contemporary Level 1 & 2: Sundays 1.00pm – 2.15pm by Mr Bryan
TAC Contemporary Level 3: Sundays 11.30am – 1.00pm by Mr Bryan

Schedules for Weekly NE TAC Contemporary trainings at DPA @ Khatib HomeTeamNS:

TAC Contemporary Level 4: Saturdays 1.45pm – 3.15pm by Ms Leia Ang

Schedules for Weekly West TAC Contemporary trainings at DPA @ Jcube:

TAC Contemporary Level 1 & 2: Wednesdays 8.15pm – 9.30pm Mr Bryan
TAC Contemporary Level 3 & 4:: Wednesdays 6.30pm – 8.00pm Mr Bryan

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The Apprentice Company (TAC), a pre-professional division of TEAMdpa, the programme delivers a specialised training for Soloists in Classical Ballet and Contemporary for outstanding Apprentice Team students. It is a prerequisite to be part of the TEAMdpa Apprentice Programme (Troupe Competition) before selected to be a TAC Soloist.

The prerequisite to be part of troupes is not required for PSLE, O’ Levels and A Levels Students.

Soloist Private Class rate + Troupe Training is only at $110 per hour, inclusive of studio rental and choreography fees. Dancepointe Academy offers affordable rate so that these opportunities can be reached out to more dancers

The Apprentice Company (TAC Ballet) Structure:

– Train in Classical Ballet Variations, conditioning, stretching and strengthening.

– Non syllabus work focusing on Classical Ballet techniques, performance quality and artistry.

– Participation in Pre-Professional Classical Ballet Competitions such Asian Grand Prix Singapore, Asian Grand Prix Hong Kong, Masterpiece International, International Ballet Grand Prix, New York Grand Prix & World Ballet Grand Prix.

– TAC Dancers will be required to perform Classical Ballet Solo for other competitions.

– Only students with Distinction in last ballet exam are eligible to apply for this Team. TAC dancers will be exempted from RAD coaching class, unless they are required.

The Apprentice Company (TAC Contemporary) Structure:

(For 8yo & above only, in the national year that they will be competing)

All TAC contemporary soloists are encouraged to join an optional Contemporary group class which train their skills in Contemporary Techniques besides Classical Ballet on a weekly basis.

– A consistent training regime in the contemporary dance technique will grow the dancer’s understanding and confidence in performing the technique.
Learn the various contemporary techniques such as Cunningham, Graham, LimΓ³n and Release Technique.

– To prepare them in Pre Professional platforms for Contemporary Solo such as Asian Grand Prix, Masterpiece International, International Ballet Grand Prix and Youth America Grand Prix.

– To enhance their opportunities in Direct School Admission Auditions when Ballet and Contemporary are most demanded style of dance

For our achievements in competitions, click on www.dancepointe.com.sg/category/achievements/

For any queries on this programme, please email us atΒ apprentice@dancepointe.com.sg, we are happy to share with you on the TEAMdpa programme.