A well-known and accomplished choreographer , Shahbirul Zaki Ahmad is a familiar face in the Singapore dance scene. He first started dancing during his undergraduate days and was one of the pioneer members of NUS Dance Ensemble (DE). Since then, Zaki has choreographed for NUS DE’s numerous performances.

Over the years too, Zaki has choreographed for movies like Forever Fever (1998) and most recently Number 1 (2020) as well as Mediacorp’s programmes such as Singapore Idol, The Dancefloor and their New Year’s Eve countdown celebrations. He is also currently the instructor and resident choreographer for a number of Singapore secondary schools and junior colleges: The schools he has worked with have established themselves considerably in various renowned competitions such as the 2011 Italian Dance Grand Prix where one of them won 1st prize in the ethnic dance category, 1st in Choreography and Best in Theatre Award.