Cindy Toh | Dance Principal (Jurong East, Woodlands) ; Elite Programme & New Programmes Specialist
Associate with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD), with Advanced II Vocational Grade
RAD Teaching Certificate (Distinction)
Practical Teaching Supervisor, Mentor and Tutor of the RAD Certificate in Ballet Teaching Studies
Bachelor of Arts Graduate with the National University of Singapore
Special interest in Dance Kinesiology: Certified Progressing Ballet Technique Instructor, Barefoot Training Specialist®, BARE® Workout Instructor, and trained in Anatomy, Biomechanics and Dance Conditioning.
Passionate Dancer, Dedicated Teacher
Formally-trained at the Singapore Ballet Academy (SBA).
Experienced performer with the Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT), SBA and Attitude Performing Arts Studio.
Pioneer Crestar Dance teacher-turned-Principal, with over 20 years of teaching experience.
Educator With A Heart, Holistically Nurturing Students To Achieve Their Best
Groomed students for enrolment into prestigious dance schools such as The National Theatre Ballet School (Melbourne) and Kirov Academy of Ballet (Washington, DC), and scholarships for highly-sought programmes such as the elite SDT Scholars’ Programme and SDT Ballet Associates Course.
Trained students for the Direct School Admissions (DSA) scheme into School of the Arts (SOTA), Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, River Valley and Nan Hua High School, and Anderson Junior College.
Nurtured students to achieve outstanding results in local and international competitions.
Actively seeks valuable performing opportunities for students, such as the RAD Dance Gala, SDT productions and Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) Summer School concerts.
Over 13 years of regional teaching experience; well-versed in both RAD graded and vocational examinations.
A firm believer of out-of-classroom dance exposures, students are coached to perform and compete on varied quality platforms, local, regional and international.
An advocate of continuous learning, students are often encouraged to participate in dance summer schools to expand their exposure and deepen their experience.
A life-long learner, she enrols in local and overseas dance courses such as the RSD Performance Course (London), International Summer Dance School (Hong Kong) and various workshops conducted by ballet masters (Opera National de Paris).
Experienced Dancer On Diverse Performing Platforms
Invitations to perform at several high-profile international events, on stage and broadcast.
Seasoned performer at Layna Ballet Academy’s annual concerts.
Experienced And All-Rounded Teacher, Avid Performer
Teaching since 2006, Ms Allison is a certified Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) teacher.
An avid performer and passionate dancer, she has participated in many large-scale performances such as Ha Ha Harmony (WILD RICE), A Night on Broadway Musical (Nanyang Polytechnic) and Legenda Singapura (Singapore River Festival).
Professional Dancer, Passionate and Dedicated Teacher
A professional hip-hop dancer, Andy has over 8 years of performing experience, both on local (Mediacorp and Universal Studios Singapore) and overseas platforms.
An avid dancer by nature, he has been trained under multiple international dance masters and brings to his students not just the broad skills and dance experience he has amassed, but the unceasing passion that keeps their drive going.
Experienced & Dedicated Teacher, With Passion to Impart
An experienced dancer and choreographer, Charles choreographed for various media platforms such as films, advertisements and corporate events. Having picked up various styles of street dance, his passion soon led him to specialise in Popping.
Driven by the passion to inspire, Charles has been actively teaching dance and is involved in outreach programmes such as the Singapore Boys Home dance rehabilitation programme.
He is a dedicated teacher who focuses on imparting dance techniques to his students that can help them express their inner thoughts through creative movement.
Esther is a certified professional belly dance instructor who constantly upgrades herself in knowledge, skills and techniques by learning from renowned world belly dance masters.
Having performed at major events such as the President’s Challenge fund raiser and the World Belly Dance Festival, she has also gave her students opportunities to gain exposure and deepen their experience by participating in large-scale events.
In 2014, she led a group of students to the World Belly Dance Festival and were the reigning Oriental Troupe champions then. In the next year, Esther was crowned Champion (Senior Category Solo) at the 2015 World Belly Dance Festival.
A student-turned-teacher at Crestar School of Dance, Joy has completed her Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) graded examinations with Distinction and major grades up to Advanced 2. She holds a Ballet Teaching Certificate from RAD and has participated in numerous summer schools to deepen her dance experience and came in second at the 10th Asia Pacific Competition.
Joy’s passion for dance has led her back to the beginning of her dance journey – in the classroom. She enjoys working with children, and is dedicated to impart to the young.
Having choreographed dance performances for concerts and competitions, she is an experienced and professional teacher who believes in grooming her students to achieve their very best.
Bachelor of Arts (First Class Honours), Goldsmiths’ College, University of London.
Double Scholarship from LASALLE & VIVO Ballet (Rome, Italy).
Postgraduate Teaching Certificate at the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD, Berlin).
LASALLE Award Receiver for Academic Excellence.
Training & Dancing With The Best In Europe & Asia
Professional Dancer at VIVO Ballet, Rome, Italy.
Choreographer and Dancer for over 30 international and local performances, including Europe’s top-notch performances – Zonton and Giselle, and Singapore’s Esplanade Dance Festival and NUS Arts Festival.
Represented Singapore at the Rhythm and Roots: Best of ASEAN Performing Arts (Philippines).
Accomplished International Dancer With Holistic Teaching Background
Conducted International Masterclass for The Essington School in Darwin, Australia.
Over 8 years of collective teaching experience in Ballet schools and LASALLE College of the Arts.
Coached over 10 schools in various dance genres ranging from Classical Ballet to Contemporary and Cultural Dance.
Groomed students for Direct School Admission (DSA) into the School of the Arts Singapore (SOTA) and other renowned schools.
Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) syllabi-trained, with Distinction.
Affiliated member of the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD).
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) Diploma in Dance scholar.
Experienced Dancer, Nurturing And Skilled Teacher
Title-holder in multiple regional and international dance competitions, such as the Asia Pacific Dance Competition, Bauhinia Cup International Dance Invitation Championship and Asian Youth Dance (Hong Kong).
Collaborated with renowned choreographers from the United States and United Kingdom, such as Ms Wallie Wolfgruber, Ms Rosalind Newman, John Mead and James Cousins, and jointly-performed in their showcases.
Over 20 years of experience in both Rhythmic Gymnastics and Acrobat Movement.
Bachelor of Arts, Kanda University of International Study.
Highly Qualified Gymnast with a Plethora of experiences
Professional Rhythmic Gymnast with over 10 years of performing experience.
Accomplished competitor of several national and international competitions such as the All Japan Junior Championships, National High School Championships in Tokyo and International Junior Championships in Bulgaria.
Multi-talented dancer, equally competent in Hip Hop and Jazz.
Over 10 years of dance performance and concert production experience.
Choreographer for multiple large events, such as the Chingay Parade 2018 and National University of Singapore (NUS) Campus Concerts.
Remarkable achievements in multiple dance competitions, such as the Jim Beam Hip Hop Dance Competition (Finalist), Singapore Dance Delight (Finalist), NTU CAC Impresario (Champion) and Dancetex (Champion).
Dance and Fitness instructor for MOE (Singapore) schools.
Dedicated to Impart, Aspire to Inspire
Young and passionate Hip Hop instructor, with over 3 years of teaching experience.
Qualified to teach varied levels, with experience teaching in kindergartens and tertiary institutions.
A teacher with Crestar since 2003, Tricia is a Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) certified teacher, who consistently provides platforms for her students to perform as she believes that exposure will help build their stage presence and confidence. Dedicated to impart, she hopes to cultivate her students’ love for dance, whilst acquiring proper ballet techniques with poise and grace.
Tricia is also a University of Humberside (UK) & Griffith University (Australia) Diploma in Mass Communication and Oklahoma City University Advanced Diploma in Mass Communications graduate.
Yvonne is a passionate dancer and teacher who loves the performing arts, reading, language and going green. She started dancing in 2009 with NUS Dance BLAST!. Since then, she has been involved in many school dance productions and recitals as a dancer and also, as a choreographer. She also partakes in external performances such as the National Day Flashmob and the Youth Olympic Games 2010 Flashmob. Yvonne is engaged as a dancer with the Universal Studio Singapore in 2011. She graduated from the National University of Singapore in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science (HONS) in Real Estate. She joined Crestar in 2012 and currently teaches Hip Hop classes to kids and adults.