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Seong Derek

Part-Time Lecturer

Dance

Qualification

Certificate in Wushu Coaching,
Singapore Wushu Dragon & Lion Dance Federation

Certificate in Wushu Judging,
Singapore Wushu Dragon & Lion Dance Federation

Certificate of Contemporary, Jazz & Hip Hop,
Australian Teachers of Dancing (ATOD)

Biography

Seong Derek is the Founder and Artistic Director of Dancescape (Singapore) and has been teaching Dance and Martial Arts since 2001. Derek received his first Gold Medal for Wushu in 2002, as well as several more awards in the following years. He is both a certified Wushu coach and Wushu judge.

Derek is a resident choreographer and trainer for schools including Bishan Park Secondary School and Christ Church Secondary School. In addition to conducting training in dance and martial arts skills, he also assists in planning, managing and running events such as school concerts. He has also directed several musical productions.

Derek’s long term goal is to have his own school providing a development platform for every individual.

Industry experience

  • Artistic Director, Dancescape (Singapore), 2013-present
  • Artistic Director, Rhythm ‘N’ Moves Studio, 2007-present
  • Artistic Director, Flair Artz International, 2008-present
  • Artistic Director, ViBEZ Dance & Fitness Studio, 2011-present
  • Associate Artiste, Odyssey Dance Theatre, 2015-2016
  • Part-Time Lecturer, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts 2012-2013
  • Martial Art and Dance Master, Ch’i Life Pte Ltd, 2012-2013
  • Manpower Manager, Service Consultant and Trainer, Dance Atelier Pte Ltd, 2007-2008
  • Artistic Choreographer, Singapore Foochow Association, 2004-2010
  • Dance Choreographer and Artist, Dance Ensemble Singapore, 2000-2007