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IBGPS Conference on Dance Development

Covering a range of topics on dance education and dance as a career, the IBGPS Conference connects students and their parents with leaders within these fields, providing them and the public with useful information, greater depth of understanding, and an insider’s perspective on the dance industry.

Dates: 12 & 13 June 2019 (Wednesday – Thursday)


Ask Us A Question!

Do you have questions relating to dance education and/or career, or questions about dance in general?

You are welcome to send in your questions through the following channels:

– Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IBGPS
– Email: [email protected] (indicate subject header: “Questions about dance”) .

Selected questions will be answered on our social media or at the IBGPS Conference. 


Session 1: Moving Your Dance Passion Forward

Date: 12th June 2019
Time: 12.15pm – 1.15pm
Venue: Singapore Dance Theatre (201 Victoria Street, Bugis +,#07-02/03, Singapore 188067)

Fee: $10

Speakers: Janek Schergen, Peter Gn, Joanne Michel, Kwok Min Yi

Topics:

  1. How do I support my child’s dance aspirations?
  2. What are the pathways available when one joins the dance industry?
  3. What kinds of career paths exist after a dance career?
  4. Life as a professional dancer – the realities visited
  5. Is there more to dance and dancing than the thrill of moving on stage?

Session 2: Pursuing Dance Studies – Aspects to Consider

Date: 13th June 2019
Time: 12.15pm – 1.15pm
Venue: Singapore Dance Theatre (201 Victoria Street, Bugis +,#07-02/03, Singapore 188067)

Fee: $10

Speakers: Garry Trinder, Robert Parker, Caren Carino, Kasper Nyboe

Topics:

  1. What is ‘dance studies’?
  2. What can I expect as a dance student by way of training?
  3. What is the difference between vocational and academic institutions with dance subject?
  4. What kinds of career paths exist after I pursue my dance studies?
  5. How to choose appropriate dance flooring for injury prevention

Session 3: The Studio and Beyond – Becoming Better Dancers

Date: 13th June 2019
Time: 6.30pm – 7.15pm
Venue: Singapore Dance Theatre (201 Victoria Street, Bugis +,#07-02/03, Singapore 188067)

Fee: Free

Speakers: Janek Schergen, Garry Trinder, Caren Carino, Peter Gn

Topics:

  1. How to become the best dancer you can be
  2. Dancing and performing – what is the difference?
  3. How do I achieve an optimal performance state?
  4. Dance nutrition and injury prevention

Session 3 is for invited Dance CCA students only.

For detailed information, please refer to the IBGPS Conference Terms and Conditions.