past performance seasons
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2010

Swan lake

Swan Lake

15 - 18 March, Esplanade Theatre

Helmed once again by the company’s Artistic Director, Janek Schergen, with music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Singapore Dance Theatre proudly presents the greatest classical ballet of all times – Swan Lake.

 

 

Peter and Blue Go Around the World

Swan Lake

8 -10 June, Esplanade Theatre studio

For the coming school holidays in June, SDT presents Peter and Blue Go Around the World, an hour-long children’s ballet production which brings together the magic of fairy-tale and meaningful morals. 

 

 

 

 

Ballet Under the Stars 2012

Swan Lake

20 - 22 july, fort canning green

This signature event Ballet returns in July with the following:

 

Momentum by Goh Choo San

ZIN! and a new work by Nils Christe

Jabula by Natalie Weir

 

 

 

masterpiece in motion

Swan Lake

24 - 25 august, esplanade theatre

An annual triple bill which showcases three contemporary ballets of international standards and brings the finest examples of choreography, home for audiences. This year includes a specially created piece for SDT by Val Caniparoli.

 

 

 

 

Passages showing with
Christina Chan & Toru Shimazaki

Swan Lake

2 – 4 November, National Museum Gallery Theatre

Passages, an annual choreographic workshop, completely sold out its scheduled performances in 2011. In its third year, Passages offers four upcoming local choreographers from Singapore an opportunity to create new works and develop their abilities as choreographers through the process of this workshop and presentation.

 

 

 

sleeping beauty

Swan Lake

13-16 December, Esplanade Theatre

The Season 2012 concludes with its grand finale, a timeless classic, Sleeping Beauty, which was last performed in December 2010.

 

 

romeo and juliet by goh choo san

24 to 27 March

When Romeo, the scion of the Montagues, tricks his way into the Capulet family's masked ball, he comes face-to-face with the beautiful Juliet. It is love at first sight. As ill-luck would have it, however, Juliet is the daughter of Lord and Lady Capulet—and the Montagues and the Capulets are sworn enemies.

 

 

 

peter and blue's forest adventure

6 to 8 May

Come join Peter, together with his dog, Blue, and cat, Calico, as they venture into the enchanted forest! Created by Artistic Director Janek Schergen, Peter and Blue's Forest Adventure is a one-hour children's ballet blending an enchanting fairy-tale with a meaningful moral.

 

 

 

masterpiece in motion 2011

10 & 11 June

Featuring Stanton Welch’s Maninyas, Nils Christie’s Fearful Symmetries, and a new work by Edwaard Liang.

 

 

 

 

 

ballet under the stars 2011

15 to 17 July

An evening of ballets set to music by Tchaikovsky, including Allegro Brillante by George Balanchine; Serenade by George Balanchine; and Swan Lake Act II. BUTS 2011 also features a special showcase by Ballet Manila, along with school performances in the pre-show segment.

 

 

 

 

passages showcase

28 to 29 october

Fledgling choreographers have limited opportunities to set their works on professional dancers, but Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) circumvents this by collaborating with the National Museum of Singapore to present Passages

 

 

 

 

the nutcracker

In this new version, The Nutcracker is set in a pre-WWI, turn-of-the-century, colonial Shanghai setting. Expect to see spectacular new sets and costumes, along with well-loved and familiar characters who will dance their way into your hearts during this joyous festive performance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

giselle + gala performance

11 - 14 March

A great romantic ballet soars onto the stage as Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) presents Giselle this March at Victoria Theatre, with staging by Janek Schergen, after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot. Drawing audiences into a work that embodies elements of the Romantic period, Giselle is a ballet filled with mystery, otherworldly beauty, excitement, danger and death.

 

 

 

peter and blue's forest adventure

6 to 8 May

Created by Artistic Director Janek Schergen, Peter and Blue's Forest Adventure is a new one-hour children ballet blending elements of a fairy-tale with a meaningful moral.

 

 

 

 

masterpiece in motion

Featuring SDT's premiere of Serenade by George Balanchine,
and A Million Kisses to my Skin by David Dawson
25-26 june

Masterpiece in Motion features SDT's premiere of Serenade by George Balanchine, A Million Kisses to my Skinby David Dawson and Oneiros, a new work by Adrian Burnett.

 

 

 

ballet under the stars 2010

16th anniversary
16 - 18 july

Singapore’s most popular outdoors arts event, Ballet Under The Stars (BUTS), is back this July to bring entertaining dance performances to the audience. BUTS is an annual occasion for family outings and social gatherings.

 

 

 

refractions - a doublebill

16 & 17 October

Two brand new works from two outstanding Asian choreographers, Edwaard Liang and Xing Liang. Commissioned by the Singapore Dance Theatre, their creations for this double bill draw from Asian philosophies in distinctive ways.

 

 

 

 

passages choreographic workshop and showcase

Co-presented with National Museum of Singapore
3 november

Fledgling choreographers have limited opportunities to set their works on professional dancers, but Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT) circumvents this by collaborating with the National Museum of Singapore to present Passages

 

 

 

redoubled

3 november

Featuring Sometimes I think I Remember by Jeffrey Tan and Pellucid by Kuik Swee Boon which were premiered in 2008 at the Esplanade Da:ns Festival, this contemporary double bill was created in celebration of SDT's 20th Anniversary.

 

 

 

 

sleeping beauty

sdt premiere of new production
16 - 19 december

The Sleeping Beauty is a ballet that, in its opulence, dynamism, formal rigour and sensitivity to the sheer pleasures of choreographed stagecraft, epitomizes perhaps better than any other production, the meaning of classical ballet.

 

 

 


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