NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL

NAC-AEP Programme Details

Exposure
Dance

Programme ID: AEP0118771

Chinese Dance Onstage – A Kaleidoscope of Culture (2019 - 2021)

- OUTLINE -

There are misconceptions that “Chinese Dance” is all about fans, ribbons, and handkerchiefs. In fact, “Chinese dance” is an umbrella term for dances of Chinese origins. In general, Chinese dance can be classified into two major styles: Chinese Classical dance and Chinese Ethnic Folk dance which comprises all 56 ethnic groups in China including the Han, Tibetan, Mongolian, Uyghur, Korean and etc. Students get to enjoy 4 dances from the two major types of Chinese dances as well as a short interaction session for students to pick up a move or two from the dancers.

- LEARNING OBJECTIVES -

Through this programme, students get to 1) Be exposed to a number of different styles of Chinese Dance and develop understand of the characteristic of both styles. 2) Develop the audiences’ interest and understanding towards Chinese dance as part of Singapore’s arts and cultural heritage.

- DETAILS -

School hall or equivalent space

Pri - Lower / Pri - Upper / Sec - Lower / Sec - Upper / JC/CI / ITE

English / Mandarin

35 minutes

DVD player / Microphone / PA system / Stage Lighting

Min 6

- COST -

$1605 (inclusive of GST)

Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.

The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019-2021 until 31 December 2021.


- CONTACT -

- SINGAPORE CHINESE DANCE THEATRE -

Chong Shu Chi

96892115

chongsc@scdt.com.sg