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About Us

Dance Ensemble Singapore was established in July 1993 under the auspice of the National Arts Council. It evolved from the immensely successful Yan Choong Lian Dance Troupe.

The Ensemble has been a key player in promoting dance in the Singapore. Under the able direction of its Founder and Artistic Director, Mdm Yan Choong Lian, the Ensemble aims to nurture young talents through creative and quality dance training and to upgrade the local artistic standard through various arts activities.

In addition, it strives to make dance more accessible to school students by participating in the National Arts Council s Arts Education Programmes. The Ensemble has distinguished itself in the past years with numerous outstanding public performances in both local and overseas major events.

Our Programmes

In keeping with the objectives of promoting home grown talent and raising the overall artistic standard of dance in Singapore, DES plans to discover new talent from its other activity in arts education. In addition, DES ARTS hopes to train versatile artistes and ensure the sustainability of its professional dance company by improving the efficacy of its education programme from increased training facilities and widened arts education programme from the already well-established dance school, DES Performing Arts Academy. DES will continue to promote Chinese culture, develop the arts and cultivate the younger generation in arts appreciation. In keeping with the lifelong learning culture, DES will widen its dance education programme for its students and dancers by expanding its syllabus to include martial arts, music and drama. This will create well-rounded artistes for the company and the arts scene in Singapore.
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Cai Bao Zhen

Dance Ensemble Singapore Ltd

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