Mr Shan Del Vecchio
SDT Dancer. Chiang Mai Ballet Academy Scholar
Currently Singapore Dance Theatre Company Dancer
The Royal Academy of Dance (RAD)
RAD – Solo Seal Award
Chiang Mai Ballet Academy Scholar
He trained under Kim Matthews and under the director of the school Preeyapun Sridhavat. Shan received the RAD Solo Seal Award in November 2012. He performed numerous lead roles with the Chiang Mai Ballet Performing Group including the Annual Charity Musical Dance Play (2008) where he danced the role of Captain Hook in Peter Pan, Bluebird in Sleeping Beauty (2010), The Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland (2011), Conrad in Le Corsaire and Aladdin in Aladdin (2012), Prince Eric in The Little Mermaid (2013).
Additionally, Shan has won the first prize multiple times at the Asia Pacific Dance Competitions in both Classical Ballet and Lyrical Solos.
Shan arrived in Singapore in 2013 and joined Dancepointe Academy as an Apprentice Teacher. After the recommendation by our DPA founder Ms Lena Foo to Artistic Director of Singapore Dance Theatre, Shan joined Singapore Dance Theatre as an Apprentice Dancer in January 2014 and was promoted to as an Artist in January 2016. His repertoire highlights include Mandolin Dance in Romeo and Juliet (2020), Don Quixote, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, Coppélia and Giselle.
He has also danced in Opus 25, Midnight Waltzes, Serenade, Theme and Variations, Bliss, Peter & Blue series, Sticks and Stone, Shadow’s Edge, Age of Innocence, Symphony in Three Movements, Piano Concerto No.2 Opus 102, Unexpected B, Double Contrasts, Linea Adora, SYNC, 13th Heaven, Unknown Territory and Evening Voices.
Besides teaching in Singapore Dance Theatre’s Open class,Shan is also currently teaching the Boys’ Ballet class in Dancepointe Academy. He will be teaching few soloists in Ballet and Lyrical for our competition.