Cindy Toh started dancing at the age of 10. She had her formal training at the Singapore Ballet Academy and performed with the Singapore Dance Theatre (SDT), Singapore Ballet Academy and Attitude Performing Arts Studio. Cindy attained the Advanced II level of the Vocational Grade of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and is an Associate of the RAD. She holds a Teaching Certificate with Distinction, accredited by the RAD and a Bachelor of Arts from the National University of Singapore.
Cindy is the pioneer teacher at Crestar School of Dance Jurong East and has been teaching in Crestar for 18 years. Her students have won scholarships and numerous awards in various competitions. They include the elite SDT Scholars’ Programme, SDT Ballet Associates Course, Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) Asia-Pacific/Singapore Dance Competition and Summer School, “Get The Beat” Asia Finals/Singapore Dance Competition and Hong Kong Challenge Cup.
Several of her students have also auditioned successfully for The National Theatre Ballet School (Melbourne) Full Time Programme, Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington, DC Summer Intensive, and Direct School Admissions to SOTA, Singapore Chinese Girls’ School, River Valley High School, Nan Hua High, St, Margaret’s Secondary and Anderson Junior College. Her students also perform actively, representing Crestar in the RAD Dance Gala, SDT productions and CSTD Summer School Concerts.
In addition to nurturing young dancers, Cindy also guides and mentor trainee teachers as a Practical Teaching Supervisor, Mentor and tutor of the RAD Certificate in Ballet Teaching Programme. She firmly believes in education with a heart, helping each student achieve their personal best and supporting them in their all-round development.