Contemporary Dance


Students will receive comprehensive training in contemporary dance techniques which emphasise the establishment of a solid foundation and the development of creativity. It focuses on proper body alignment, body awareness, strength, flexibility, coordination and development of artistic value and synthesis. Students will obtain a greater connection with themselves through movement practice, establishing self-reflection skills and developing creativity.

  • Student-intake is via successful audition
  • Current NAFA Junior Dance Students - do not need to go through audition
  • Age requirements : 13 - 18 years old

Course Fees

Grade Course Schedule
Per lesson per week
Course Fees Per Semester
(20 Weeks)
Foundation Semester 1
Semester 2
90 minutes
90 minutes
Elementary Semester 1
Semester 2
90 minutes
90 minutes
*Above prices are inclusive of GST

Registration & Audition Fees

  • Registration fee is $32.10. This fee is waived for the second and subsequent course registration.
  • Audition fee is $21.40 (for students with prior dance training).

Payment Terms

  • Payment via cheque and cashier's order should be crossed and made payable to the "Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts". Please write your name, NRIC/passport number and contact number on the reverse side of the cheque/cashier's order.
  • Payment of fees should be made prior to the commencement of each term or semester as stipulated in the fee structure.

Address (for payment via cheque)

  • Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
    Cashier in Room 1-11,
    Level 1, NAFA Campus 1,
    80 Bencoolen Street
    Singapore 189655


  • If payment is not made in full by the due date, a penalty charge will be assessed at S$15.00 per month.

Refund of Fees

  • Registration Fee is non-refundable.
  • Fees are only refundable under the following conditions:
    1. Full refund if the class is unable to proceed due to unforeseen circumstances
    2. After deducting S$53.50 if withdrawal is made within 14 days before the commencement of the semester/term*
    3. After deducting 1 month's tuition fees or S$107.00, whichever is higher, if withdrawal is made within 14 days from the commencement of the semester/term*
    4. Fees are non-refundable for withdrawal after 2 weeks into the semester/term*

* applies in accordance to your course payment schedule

Parents need to apply in-person during registration period.

There are 2 Student-intakes per year : January-intake and July-intake. Registration periods are early-November and early-May for the 2 intakes respectively.

Enrolment Steps

  1. Contact the Junior Dance Department via phone or email for any queries pertaining to Registration.
  2. Turn-up at Junior Dance Department during enrolment periods, which are early-May and early-November.
  3. Children with prior dance training who are keen to join us, must attend and pass an audition.

Calendar For 1st Semester of 2020

Week Friday Saturday Sunday Lesson
1 3-Jan 4-Jan 5-Jan Start of 1st Semester
2 10-Jan 11-Jan 12-Jan  
3 17-Jan 18-Jan 19-Jan  
4 24-Jan 25-Jan 26-Jan No lesson from 24 Jan to 26 Jan (CNY P/H)
5 31-Jan 1-Feb 2-Feb  
6 7-Feb 8-Feb 9-Feb  
7 14-Feb 15-Feb 16-Feb  
8 21-Feb 22-Feb 23-Feb  
9 28-Feb 29-Feb 1-Mar  
10 6-Mar 7-Mar 8-Mar 6 to 8 Mar Open-Class (Parent/Teacher Session)
11 13-Mar 14-Mar 15-Mar  
12 20-Mar 21-Mar 22-Mar 16 to 22 Mar (Term Break)
13 27-Mar 28-Mar 29-Mar  
14 3-Apr 4-Apr 5-Apr  
15 10-Apr 11-Apr 12-Apr 10 Apr P/H Good Friday
16 17-Apr 18-Apr 19-Apr  
17 24-Apr 25-Apr 26-Apr  
18 1-May 2-May 3-May 1 May P/H Labour Day
19 8-May 9-May 10-May  
20 15-May 16-May 17-May 15 to 17 May - Internal Assessment
21 22-May 23-May 24 May 24-May P/H Hari Raya Puasa
22 29-May 30-May 31-May 31 May-Last lesson for the Semester.


  • There will be no lessons on dates that have been struck through.
  • There will be two semesters per year. The first semester takes place from January to May and the second semester takes place from July to November.
  • There will be no lessons on public and school holidays, unless specially arranged by the teachers.
  • There will be no make-up lessons for missed classes. However, there will be a make-up lesson if a teacher is unwell or unable to teach.
  • To confirm the continuation of a course, please make fee payments by the due dates. Otherwise, the applicant will be deemed to have withdrawn voluntarily.

Twice a year, in November and May.
Registration in November for courses commencing in January;
Registration in May for courses commencing in July.

Parents need to be here in-person to enrol their child during the registration period, bringing along a copy of child's birth certificate for our retention. This is a mandatory requirement.

Audition is only necessary for children aged 8 and older and who have prior dance training.

The minimum number to start a class is 8. The maximum number is between 20 to 23 per class, depending on the size of the Dance Studio.

You may view these in "Course Overview", under Fees section.

Our Dance Studios are located inside NAFA Campus 3 [151 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189655]


Make an Enquiry

Tel: 6512 4220

Please write to us at:
[email protected]