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The Full Story from our

Artistic Director

Miss Lena Foo

RAD Registered Teacher since 2002
Practical Teaching and Mentor for RAD Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS) / Certificate in Dance Teaching (CDT) since 2007
CSTD Ballet & ATOD Jazz  Teaching Member since 2006 

Choosing a Dance School

Choosing the right dance school is a pivotal decision, and at Dancepointe Academy, we understand the importance of making an informed choice. We're often asked what distinguishes us in dance education landscape.


At Dancepointe Academy, we are committed to a standard of excellence in dance education. Our faculty comprises full time teachers selected for their qualifications and stellar portfolios. Our teachers in Ballet, Contemporary, and Street Dance hold esteemed qualifications like the RAD Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies (CBTS), Degrees, or Diplomas from reputable Singapore dance institutions such as NAFA and Lasalle College of the Arts. Some teachers also boast Master and Degree qualifications from renowned international institutions like  University of Auckland, Falmouth University in the UK and Central Ballet in London. In our pursuit of excellence, we prioritise teachers with extensive experience, both in competitive settings and in the art of teaching.

They possess not only the right credentials but also embody invaluable experience, dedication, and patience. These qualities elevate each dance class, ensuring a rewarding and enriching learning journey for our students

Diverse Dance Genres

Dancepointe Academy Singapore prides itself on a diverse range of dance disciplines, categorized into four distinct faculties, each overseen by an esteemed Artistic Principal renowned in the industry: Dancepointe for Classical Ballet, 5th Avenue for Jazz and Street Dance, Dance Factory for Kpop, and dACADEMY for Contemporary

Versatile Platform Offering Diverse Opportunities

A nurturing environment where you can customise your child's dance journey, whether for recreational enjoyment or pursuing a vocational certification in performance or teaching

A Rewarding and Extensive Dance Journey

We provide various avenues for our students' growth. They can engage in Asia Pacific Dance Competitions, pursue internationally recognized examinations, and experience the pure joy of dance through our enjoyable classes, dance explorations via excursions, and Biennial Theatre Performances. Our goal is to ensure that every student finds fulfillment and joy in their dance journey.

Dance Competition Achievements

Dancepointe Academy has demonstrated remarkable success in numerous international dance competitions, showcasing the exceptional talent and dedication of its students across various dance styles and categories. These achievements underscore the school's commitment to excellence in training and preparing dancers for competitive platforms.

Prestigious Dance Syllabi with Certification

We offer a diverse range of dance syllabi from esteemed organizations. For Classical Ballet, we follow the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD U.K) and Commonwealth Society of Teachers Dancing (CSTD Australia). Our Jazz curriculum aligns with Commonwealth Society of Teachers Dancing (CSTD Australia), while Hip Hop follows the Rock School London (RSL U.K) syllabus. For Contemporary dance, we incorporate the Rambert (U.K.) syllabus. This variety ensures a comprehensive and enriched dance education for our students across multiple styles.

Benefits of Dance Examinations

Dance examinations provide objective evaluation, setting clear goals for dancers to achieve while offering valuable feedback for improvement. They grant certifications, recognizing achievement, and provide opportunities for career advancement. Additionally, exams simulate performance conditions, teaching discipline and stress management skills. They are a vital tool for personal and professional growth in dance.

Enhanced Ballet Class Experience

Live Pianist Accompaniment for Fun and Musical Development

Stringent Selection and Continuous Development Support For Teachers

Certifications from dance organisations like RAD and CSTD, and others provide a solid foundation. However, at Dancepointe Academy, we value a holistic approach to teacher selection, prioritizing both qualifications and experience.

Our faculty criteria encompass:

  • For Ballet: achievement of at least RAD Ballet Advanced 1 level, progressing through all syllabus levels from an early age.

  • For Contemporary:  with Ballet background and minimum Diploma in Dance

  • For Street Dance: with competition experience

  • Completion or active pursuit of the Dance Teaching Certification.

  • Preference for candidates holding Dance Diplomas or Degrees from esteemed local or international institutions.

  • Minimum of 3 years' teaching experience or completed 3 years' of DPA Apprentice Teaching Programme

  • Only full time placement.


We invest in our teachers' growth by sponsoring annual professional development courses, ensuring ongoing enhancement of their teaching skills and delivering top-quality instruction to our students.

Priority in Customer Service Excellence

At Dancepointe Academy, we prioritise delivering professional and quality customer service. Our commitment includes promptness, professionalism, and respect to ensure your dance experience with us is exceptionally pleasant.


In Conclusion

When selecting a dance school, consider teachers' qualifications, the curriculum offered, facilities, performance opportunities, class structure, community environment, safety measures, communication, and reviews. These factors collectively ensure a conducive and rewarding dance learning experience aligned with your goals

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