Born: 3rd December 1984
Place of Birth: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1997- 2001 Obtained high school academic certificate at Sri Cempaka School, Kuala Lumpur
2002 Obtained VCE Dance Year 12 Certificate at Victorian College of The Arts Secondary School (VCASS)
2003-2005 Completed a Bachelor Degree in Dance at The Victorian College of The Arts (VCA) School of Dance.
2006 Completed the Honours program in Dance at the VCA under the guidance of Helen Herbertson and Head of Dance, Prof. Jenny Kinder.
(Danced at the age of four under Aurora Ballet School, Malaysia)Performed for Post Graduate Choreographic Season ( 23rd-25th Nov 2006) in ‘Shared Presence’ , choreographed by Christophe Le Tellier, at the School of Dance,VCA.
Performed for ‘Dance Moves 2005’ of the VCA. Pieces choreographed by Paulina Quinteros, Neil Adams, Anna Smith and Rebecca Hilton.
Performed for Master Graduate, Feng Feng of the VCA in a contemporary piece, ‘Xing’ in Studio 1 VCA. (2005)
Performed for choreographer Neil Adams based on his PHD Research in a work called ‘Vapour Trail’ in conjunction with the ‘Incarna’ Season at the Drama Theatre, VCA (2005)
Performed a contemporary piece by Sandra Parker called ‘Patti’ , for the VCA at Gasworks Theatre. (2005)
Performed for ‘Dancescape 2004’ of the VCA in a contemporary piece, choreographed by Neil Adams (2004)
Performed for ‘Dance Menu 2003” of the VCA in November, choreograohed by Brett Daffy(2003)
Participated in the RAD Solo Seal Awards in Melbourne (2003)
Won The Dance Society of Malaysia ‘s 7th Solo Classical Ballet Competition (Senior Category)
Participated the RAD Genee International Ballet Competition, Sydney (2002)
Performed at the Student Union of Melbourne University in the gala season of ‘Star Crossed-Lovers’ of VCASS (2002)
Participated in the 9th International Ballet Competition and Contest for Choreographers, Moscow, Russia (Semi-finalist, 2001)
Completed all classical ballet examinations of the Imperial Society Teacher’s of Dancing (ISTD) syllabus with distinctions
Completed all modern theatre branch examinations of the ISTD syllabus with Distinctions.
Completed all major ballet examinations of the Royal Academy of Dancing (RAD) syllabus .
Summary of Employment History
Teach and conduct at the Aurora Ballet School, Malaysia in classical ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop and contemporary.
July 2006, Performed in ‘Xing’ performance, choreographed by Feng Feng Wang under Red Span Dance Company. This project was fully funded by the Victoria Arts Centre in conjunction with the ‘Full Tilt Funding’. Currently a performer with Red Span Dance Company.
In July 2006, initiated the Honours’ Group Devised Project to Malaysia for the ‘Malaysian Choreographic Workshop 2006’ – organized by National Arts Academy (KL).
Recently (June- Sep 2006) invited by Sri Cempaka Performing Arts to choreograph past of the musical ‘We Will Rock You’
Hired by KAMI Performing Arts (Melbourne) to do commercial dancing for RACV Company Dinner at Crown Convention, Melbourne
Hired by Sri Cempaka to choreograph a couple of extracts for their performing season of the musical ‘Lion King’
2004 and 2005
Hired and choreographed contemporary and hip hop pieces for the Opening ceremony of the International Kuala Lumpur Fashion Week
Hired by Malaysian telecommunications company, DIGI to choreograph commercial dances for the ‘Annual Appreciation Dinner’ in several states in the country.
Danced in Neil Adams’s winning contemporary work called ‘Vapour Trail’ in the Australian Choreographers Competition at the National Theatre, Melbourne
Choreographed and performed a ballet contemporary piece for ‘Heart beat’ of the TDS Malaysia.
Hired by Sri Cempaka to choreograph jazz pieces for the Annual Commencement Dinner.
At the School of Dance, Victorian College of the Arts:
- De Gruchy Award’ (Most Potential Dance,r 2004)
- ‘Elfie Blake Award'( Most Achievement Award, 2005)
- Most Outstanding Dancer of the VCA Graduate 2005′
– Preparing with a group of dancers to compete in the International Grand Prix Dance, Bologna, Italy
– Runner Up for “So You Think You Can Dance” Competition in 8TV.