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.

Course Schedule

Lessons are conducted on weekends. (The day and timings are subjected to changes during each student-intake).

Grade Course Duration
Per Lesson Per Week
Elementary Semester 1
Semester 2
90 minutes
90 minutes
Intermediate Semester 1
Semester 2
90 minutes
90 minutes
  • Student-intake is via successful audition
  • Current NAFA Junior Dance Students - do not need to go through audition
  • Age requirements : 13 - 18 years old
  • Applicants must have prior dance training

Course Fees

Grade Course Schedule
Per lesson per week
Course Fees Per Semester
(20 Weeks)
Elementary Semester 1
Semester 2
90 minutes
90 minutes
Intermediate 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.

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

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. Look out for enrolment information available on the website in end April and end October
  3. Apply online during registration period, which are early May and early November.
  4. Children with prior dance training who are keen to join us, must attend and pass an audition.

Calendar For 2nd Semester 2021

July 9th Start of 2nd Semester
  20th P/H (Hari Raya Haji)
August 9th P/H (National Day)
October 22nd - 24th Open-Class (*)
November 4th P/H (Deepavali)
  5th - 7th Internal Assessment - for:

> Chinese Dance (all levels)
> Ballet (all grades)
> Contemporary Dance (both levels)
> Gifted Programs (Ballet & Chinese Dance, all Levels)
> Solo Class
November 21st Last day of 2nd Semester

  1. Parent/Teacher Session (*)
  2. No replacement class for lesson that falls on a Public Holiday.
  3. We will not be having the September-Term break this year. Lessons will be on for that week.

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

Registration is done via our online registration portal.

Admission is upon passing of an audition.

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 classes are held at NAFA Campuses (80 & 151  Bencoolen Street).


Make an Enquiry

Tel: 6512 4220

Please write to us at:
[email protected]