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5L Dance Company (13+)

The 5L Dance Company invests in young dancers who wish to advance their skills before they enter a formal full-time education in  dance, and individuals who engaged in serious dance training  for personal development – Key: programme commitment.

5L Dance Company class is designed for those who have a solid dance foundation from part-time vocational dance training; and/or through the study of GCSE /A Level/IB dance as well as for everyone who is passionate about dance and is looking for a creative outlet to exercise their dance ideas.

Inspiring students to immerse themselves in contemporary dance training, maximising their potential and supporting the development of exceptional dance artists.

Within the frame of the contemporary dance class, we will mentor in audition technique for dance conservatoires, supporting the development of contemporary dance solos for auditions.

Regular theatre visits will be arranged, attendance is encouraged, to watch and discuss contemporary dance.

  • Our classes are held at The Substation dance studio, 45 Armenian Street
  • Class is on every Monday from 5.15pm -6.45pm
  • 13+ years
  • 1 1/2 hour session once a week
  • Monday from 5.15 pm-6.45 pm
  • For further information and registration please contact us on  admin@fivelines.asia

The 5L Dance Company will have different opportunities to perform for contemporary dance audiences, as well as performing at different dance shows across  Singapore.  The performance element of this contemporary dance class is optional and available only to the students training with us. In the past we have successfully performed in Singapore, bringing together both students from The 5L Dance Company and 5L Junior Dance on stage to perform a contemporary dance performance.

In addition to the training in this contemporary dance class, we provide guidance and mentorship to all the students and their futures in schools across the globe.

Creative Director & Programme Leader

Renowned dance artist  Ezekiel Oliveira, a master of floor work-technique, contact improvisation and double work. Ezekiel has been teaching  contemporary dance class for many years, he is also a choreographer and creative producer. He worked with world-class choreographers;  Stephan Koplowitz, Balbir Singh, Hofesh Schechter and Fleur Darkin (Scottish Dance Theatre). More recently Ezekiel choreographed Skin- A Choreographic Response for Singapore Art Museum.

He is also one of the mentors for [MOVE] with Maya Dance Theatre as well as dance lecturer at NAFA.