The Dance Enthusiast Attends ONE @ The Ballet Hosted by Singapore Dance Theatre

Singapore Dance Theatre Fuses Performance With Lecture

Singapore Dance Theatre hosts myriad educational programs including monthly in-studio presentations dubbed ONE @The Ballet – named so since the programs always begin at one in the afternoon — sharp.

Artistic Director Janek Schergen, from Göteborg, Sweden (formerly with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, Pennsylvannia Ballet, former Ballet Master of the Washington Ballet, and also artistic director of the Choo-San Goh and H Robert Magee Foundation) initiated the program in 2009 for several reasons, the first being to break down the walls between dancers and audiences. ONE @The Ballet reveals the countless components that make up a dance company’s repertoire.The informal studio setting finds performers cozied up to audience members who are literally a few feet away from them. (I had no idea pointe shoes could be so loud!)

Rosa Park and Chen Peng in Ballet Under the Stars 2012. Photo © Milk Photographie.

Rosa Park and Chen Peng in Ballet Under the Stars 2012. Photo © Milk Photographie.

Full article published by The Dance Enthusiast.

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