IN COLLABORATION WITH 7/8 MUSICAL COLLECTIVE

This entire programme is carefully designed to equip you with the foundational skill sets required in Musical Theatre, with a focus on preparing you for further in-depth specialised skills training, allowing you to take your skills to the next level.

THIS PROGRAMME IS FOR

Beginners who have an interest in Musical Theatre and would like to gain an insight into the origins, elements and skills required to perform in a musical…

Musical Theatre enthusiasts who would like to be equipped
with the tools
they need to perform in musical theatre through developing their acting, singing and dancing skills, with the opportunity to perform in a cabaret showcase…

Emerging performers who would like to learn how to be a
skilled ensemble member and to perform with confidence and authenticity

BECOME A MULTIFACETED MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMER EQUIPEED WITH THE SKILLS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ON STAGE.

OUR INTEGRATED MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAMME

Under the tutelage of award-winning Musical Theatre Performer/Choreographer Seong Hui Xuan & Music Director Joanne Ho, this year-long Musical Theatre training programme will equip you with the essential skills required in Musical Theatre and prepare you to perform on stage in featured and ensemble roles.

Step 1: Acquire specialized skills in Acting, Singing & Dancing

  • Learn Basic Acting Techniques
  • Learn Basic Dancing skills
  • Learn Music & Voice fundamentals
  • Apply these skills in a mini presentation

Step 2: Integrate these skills in a Presentation

  • Learn to create a character
  • Learn to tell a story through song
  • Build your stamina and develop coordination required to sing, act and dance concurrently
  • Integrate these skills into a performance

Step 3: Become a trained multifaceted Musical Theatre Performer

  • Learn how to stand out in your performance
  • Develop a sense of musicality, performance skills and confidence
  • Experience a mock audition session and learn audition techniques
  • Integrate all the skills learnt into a graduation showcase

OUR AWARD-WINNING TEACHERS

SEONG HUI XUAN

Specialist Field: Dance & Acting

JOANNE HO

Specialist Field: Music & Singing

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Company
13th Life! Theatre Awards

BEST MUSICAL DIRECTION NOMINEE
The Addams Family
Broadway World’s West End Awards

Training:

  • BA Musical Theatre (1st Class Honours)
    LASALLE College of the Arts

  • Over 20 years of extensive dance training (Ballet, Jazz, Swing, Tap & Salsa) – Jitterbugs, Broadway Dance Company, Sydney Dance Company
  • MA Music Directing
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

  • Trained in Classical Piano
    Trinity College of London, ABRSM

Credits:

  • Over 17 years of performing experience in Singapore & Internationally
  • Selected Credits include RENT, Forbidden City, Spring Awakening, Into the Woods, La Cage aux Folles, Urinetown, Company
  • Teaching credits include LASALLE, NUS, NTU, UWC, Australian International School
  • Over 20 years of performing experience with extensive international credits
  • Selected Music Directing credits include The LKY Musical, Fun Home, Aida, Urinetown, Spring Awakening, The Addams Family
  • Teaching credits include LASALLE, NUS, SOTA, Singapore American School, Stamford American School

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

This entire programme is carefully designed to equip you with the foundation skillsets required in Musical Theatre with a focus in preparing you for further in-depth specialised skills study, developing your skills set to the next level.


This term will introduce you to the wonderful world of Musical Theatre and equip you with basic singing and dancing skills as well as music and voice fundamentals that form the foundation of a musical theatre performance.

  • A brief history and context of Musical Theatre
  • Aural and music skills training
  • Basic dance skills rooted in classical ballet and jazz techniques
  • Develop stamina, physical coordination and body awareness

End of Term Presentation: A beginner-level Song & Dance number


In this term, you will learn how to create a character as part of a musical theatre ensemble and how to integrate singing, dancing and acting into a musical number. You will also build on the singing and dancing skills learnt in Term 1 and get to apply these techniques learnt in a final song & dance presentation.

  • Ensemble work and character creation in an ensemble
  • Learn how to practice effectively
  • New exercises to further build up stamina and coordination
  • Integration of singing, dancing and acting

End of Term Presentation: An intermediate-level Song & Dance number


This final term will culminate into a Graduation Showcase which will include the Song & Dance numbers learnt in previous terms, and integrating your triple threat skills acquired in the previous terms. You will also get a chance to experience a mock audition session and learn audition techniques that will prepare you for future opportunities.

  • Develop musicality and performance skills
  • Deepen the integration of Acting, Singing and Dancing skills
  • Learn techniques to overcome stage fright
  • Application of techniques developed over the year, working towards a Graduation Showcase

End of Term Graduation: Song & Dance Showcase


Bonus Session taught by Derrick Chew, Executive Producer of Sight Lines

  • How to package and market yourself as a performer
  • How to work with your USP to stand out and differentiate yourself as a unique creative individual
  • How to build a following and create regular content on social media
  • How to secure funding and sponsorship for your self-produced works

Programme details

Course Dates:
Term 1: 23 January – 15 April 2023
Term 2: 1 May – 22 July 2023
Term 3: 31 July – 21 October 2023

Showcase Date:
21 October 2023, Saturday

Training Sessions:
Choose either session:

Session 1
7.30pm – 9.30pm
Every Wednesday

Frequency of classes might increase in the run-up to the showcase.
*Do note that the Showcase date is on 21 October, Saturday


Session 2

10.30am – 12.30pm
Every Saturday

Frequency of classes might increase in the run-up to the showcase.
*Do note that the Showcase date is on 21 October, Saturday


Training Venue:

A professional dance studio with dance flooring, mirrors and keyboard.

Training venue will be announced before programme commencement.


Programme Fees:

$300/mth (9 mths total)
Fees are collected in 3 payment cycles

1st payment ($900): End of Dec 2022
2nd payment ($900): End of Mar 2023
3rd payment ($900): End of Jun 2023

Other payment plans and financing options are available, please speak to us.

WHO THIS PROGRAMME IS FOR

You should attend this programme if you:

  • Are 16 years old and above
  • Have a passion for musical theatre
  • Have a good level of professional conduct, and are committed to showing respect for self, teachers and your peers
  • Would like to have the opportunity to meet like-minded peers and mentors
  • Are able to commit at least 80% of the programme, and all sessions in the final 4 weeks of Term 3

SIGN up today!

We have limited spots for the Musical Theatre Training Programme and will close applications once we reach the maximum number per class. Our Specialist Teachers have never run such an intensive and comprehensive training before due to their busy schedules. So this is a very rare opportunity…and spots might get snapped up soon.

To apply:

  • Click on the link to submit your application.
  • Please do not submit your applications via email.
  • Deadline for Submission: 30 November 2022, 2359hrs (SGT)

If you have any enquiries about the programme, please email Derrick Chew, at derrick[@]sightlines.com.sg

IN COLLABORATION WITH 7/8 MUSICAL COLLECTIVE

This entire programme is carefully designed to equip you with the foundational skill sets required in Musical Theatre, with a focus on preparing you for further in-depth specialised skills training, allowing you to take your skills to the next level.

THIS PROGRAMME IS FOR

Beginners who have an interest in Musical Theatre and would like to gain an insight into the origins, elements and skills required to perform in a musical…

Musical Theatre enthusiasts who would like to be equipped with the tools they need to perform in musical theatre through developing their acting, singing and dancing skills, with the opportunity to perform in a cabaret showcase…

Emerging performers who would like to learn how to be a skilled ensemble member and to perform with confidence and authenticity

 

BECOME A MULTIFACETED MUSICAL THEATRE PERFORMER EQUIPEED WITH THE SKILLS REQUIRED TO PERFORM ON STAGE.

OUR INTEGRATED MUSICAL THEATRE PROGRAMME

Under the tutelage of award-winning Musical Theatre Performer/Choreographer Seong Hui Xuan & Music Director Joanne Ho, this year-long Musical Theatre training programme will equip you with the essential skills required in Musical Theatre and prepare you to perform on stage in featured and ensemble roles.

Step 1: Acquire specialized skills in Acting, Singing & Dancing

  • Learn Basic Acting Techniques
  • Learn Basic Dancing skills
  • Learn Music & Voice fundamentals
  • Apply these skills in a mini presentation

Step 2: Integrate these skills in a Presentation

  • Learn to create a character
  • Learn to tell a story through song
  • Build your stamina and develop coordination required to sing, act and dance concurrently
  • Integrate these skills into a performance

Step 3: Become a trained multifaceted Musical Theatre Performer

  • Learn how to stand out in your performance
  • Develop a sense of musicality, performance skills and confidence
  • Experience a mock audition session and learn audition techniques
  • Integrate all the skills learnt into a graduation showcase

OUR AWARD-WINNING TEACHERS ​

SEONG HUI XUAN

Specialist Field: Dance & Acting

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Company
13th Life! Theatre Awards

Training:

  • BA Musical Theatre (1st Class Honours)
    LASALLE College of the Arts
  • Over 20 years of extensive dance training (Ballet, Jazz, Swing, Tap & Salsa) – Jitterbugs, Broadway Dance Company, Sydney Dance Company

Credits:

  • Over 17 years of performing experience in Singapore & Internationally
  • Selected Credits include RENT, Forbidden City, Spring Awakening, Into the Woods, La Cage aux Folles, Urinetown, Company
  • Teaching credits include LASALLE, NUS, NTU, UWC, Australian International School

JOANNE HO

Specialist Field: Music & Singing

BEST MUSICAL DIRECTION NOMINEE
The Addams Family
Broadway World’s West End Awards

Training:

  • MA Music Directing
    Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Trained in Classical Piano
    Trinity College of London, ABRSM

Credits:

  • Over 20 years of performing experience with extensive international credits
  • Selected Music Directing credits include The LKY Musical, Fun Home, Aida, Urinetown, Spring Awakening, The Addams Family
  • Teaching credits include LASALLE, NUS, SOTA, Singapore American School, Stamford American School

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

This entire programme is carefully designed to equip you with the foundation skillsets required in Musical Theatre with a focus in preparing you for further in-depth specialised skills study, developing your skills set to the next level.


This term will introduce you to the wonderful world of Musical Theatre and equip you with basic singing and dancing skills as well as music and voice fundamentals that form the foundation of a musical theatre performance.

  • A brief history and context of Musical Theatre
  • Aural and music skills training
  • Basic dance skills rooted in classical ballet and jazz techniques
  • Develop stamina, physical coordination and body awareness

End of Term Presentation: A beginner-level Song & Dance number


In this term, you will learn how to create a character as part of a musical theatre ensemble and how to integrate singing, dancing and acting into a musical number. You will also build on the singing and dancing skills learnt in Term 1 and get to apply these techniques learnt in a final song & dance presentation.

  • Ensemble work and character creation in an ensemble
  • Learn how to practice effectively
  • New exercises to further build up stamina and coordination
  • Integration of singing, dancing and acting

End of Term Presentation: An intermediate-level Song & Dance number


This final term will culminate into a Graduation Showcase which will include the Song & Dance numbers learnt in previous terms, and integrating your triple threat skills acquired in the previous terms. You will also get a chance to experience a mock audition session and learn audition techniques that will prepare you for future opportunities.

  • Develop musicality and performance skills
  • Deepen the integration of Acting, Singing and Dancing skills
  • Learn techniques to overcome stage fright
  • Application of techniques developed over the year, working towards a Graduation Showcase

End of Term Graduation: Song & Dance Showcase


Bonus Session taught by Derrick Chew, Executive Producer of Sight Lines

  • How to package and market yourself as a performer
  • How to work with your USP to stand out and differentiate yourself as a unique creative individual
  • How to build a following and create regular content on social media
  • How to secure funding and sponsorship for your self-produced works

Programme details

Course Dates:
Term 1: 23 January – 14 April 2023
Term 2: 1 May – 21 July
Term 3: 31 July – 20 October 2023

Showcase Date:
21 October 2023, Saturday

Training Sessions:

Session 1
7.30pm – 9.30pm
Every Wednesday

Frequency of classes might increase in the run-up to the showcase.
*Do note that the Showcase date is on 21 October, Saturday

Session 2
10.30am – 12.30pm
Every Saturday

Frequency of classes might increase in the run-up to the showcase.
*Do note that the Showcase date is on 21 October, Saturday

Training Venue:
A professional dance studio with dance flooring, mirrors and keyboard.

Training venue will be announced before programme commencement.


Programme Fees:

$300/mth (9 mths total)
Fees are collected in 3 payment cycles

1st payment ($900): End of Dec 2022
2nd payment ($900): End of Mar 2023
3rd payment ($900): End of Jun 2023

Other payment plans and financing options are available, please speak to us.

WHO THIS PROGRAMME IS FOR

You should attend this programme if you:

  • Are 16 years old and above
  • Have a passion for musical theatre
  • Have a good level of professional conduct, and are committed to showing respect for self, teachers and your peers
  • Would like to have the opportunity to meet like-minded peers and mentors
  • Are able to commit at least 80% of the programme, and all sessions in the final 4 weeks of Term 3

SIGN up today!

We have limited spots for the Musical Theatre Training Programme and will close applications once we reach the maximum number per class. Our Specialist Teachers have never run such an intensive and comprehensive training before due to their busy schedules. So this is a very rare opportunity…and spots might get snapped up soon.

To apply:

  • Click on the link to submit your application.
  • Please do not submit your applications via email.
  • Deadline for Submission: 30 November 2022, 2359hrs (SGT)

If you have any enquiries about the programme, please email Derrick Chew, at derrick[@]sightlines.com.sg