Pre Professional Ballet Company

The Apprentice Company (TAC), a pre-professional ballet division of TEAMdpa, the programme delivers a specialised training in Classical Ballet for outstanding Apprentice Team students. It is a prerequisite to be part of the Apprentice TEAM before selected to be a TAC dancer. This requirement is not needed for PSLE, O’ Levels and A Levels Students.

The Apprentice Company (TAC) Structure:

  • Classical Ballet Variation work, conditioning, stretching and strengthening.
  • Non syllabus work focusing on Classical Ballet techniques, performance quality and artistry.
  • TAC Dancers will be required to perform Classical Solo for competitions.
  • Participation in Pre-Professional Classical Ballet competitions such Asian Grand Prix Singapore, Asian Grand Prix Hong Kong, Masterpiece International, New York Grand Prix & World Ballet Grand Prix.

Read: www.dancepointe.com.sg/category/achievements for past competition awards.


*Audition Venue will be the same as your Regular Ballet Class respective Branches

NE: Northeast branches such as YCK, BK, PR, SB, Khatib, BS, PG.

West: West branches such as SAFRA, JW, JCUBE, Hillion, AX

  • Only students with Distinction in last ballet exam are eligible to apply for this Team. As 2020 RAD results are not out yet, we will evaluate the entry after RAD results are released
  • The Term will start from Oct 2020.

TEAM

Audition Date

Audition Schedule

Remarks

Weekly Training Schedules 

TAC 8-9 y/o 
(West & NE
(Born 2012, 2013)
9 Sept (Wed)215pm – 315pm Advanced BalletWest:
Wed, 630pm – 8pm 
(DPA @ JCube) 
By Ms Lena Foo & Ms Dianny Tan

NE:
Wed, 730pm – 9pm
(DPA @ Jalan Selaseh)
By Ms Kok Huishi & Ms Wenny Susanty
TAC 10-11 y/o
(West & NE)
(Born 2010, 2011)
8 Sept (Tues)215pm – 315pmAdvanced BalletWest:
Wed, 8pm – 930pm 
(DPA @ JCube) 
By Ms Lena Foo & Ms Dianny Tan

NE:
*Thu, 700pm – 8.30pm 
(DPA @ Jalan Selaseh)   
By Ms Kok Huishi & Ms Wenny Susanty
(*edited on 26 Aug)
TAC 12&Abv 
(West & NE)
(Born 2009 & earlier)  
8 Sept (Tues)330 – 430pmAdvanced BalletWest:
Sun, 330pm – 5pm 
(DPA @ JCube) 
By Ms Lena Foo & Ms Crystal Lum /Ms Dianny Tan

NE:
Sat, 530pm – 7pm 
(DPA @ Jalan Selaseh) 
By Ms Kok Huishi & Ms Mariska

Step 1: Register and make payment of SGD 10 online via www.kecity.com.sg/audition2020  (Registration will start on 22 Aug and close on 4th Sept 2020, 2359hrs.
Step 2: A video access link (password protected) will be sent via auto reply once registration is done successfully on the website. The video will be ready for access from 29th August 0900hrs.
Step 3: Students are to learn the Audition exercises from the videos beforehand.
Step 4: Students are to report to their regular ballet class’s respective branches for the Audition (To avoid mixing during Covid period). There will be a limit on the number of auditionees in each studio.
Step 5: Students will be asked to perform the exercises they have learnt through the videos during the Audition
Step 6: Judging will be done via ZOOM across branches at the same time.

For any enquiries, pls email to: apprentice@dancepointe.com.sg