Farah Dawood



Farah has been a professional dance, instructor and choreographer for the past 8 years. Having started her dance training in ballet, she went on to master hip-hop and jazz dance, and has since performed in countless productions.

Her first love being performing, Farah needs a hook to get her off the stage. She strongly believes in constant improvement in her craft and exploration in other danceforms and dance cultures.

Some of her notable projects include the Formula 1 2008-2010, Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival, Singapore Hit Awards, MediaCorp Channel 8’s TGIF, the International Indian Film Awards (IIFA), Dick Lee’s 30th Anniversary Concert, Singapore Idol Finals 2004, Opening of the International Olympic Committee Meet 2005 in Singapore , SRT’s The Snow Queen and Toy Factory Theatre Ensemble's 2006 musical production of Cabaret, Wild Rice’s 20th Anninversary production of Beauty World, Toy Factory’s production of Shanghai Blues, The Theatre Practice’s If There Are Seasons and countless of other artistic and commercial productions. She was also the lead in a short film “Dance for Me, Salome”.

Besides being a performer, she is also a freelance dance instructor, and has taught in numerous schools, corporations and fitness studios including Amore Fitness, Studio Wu, the YMCA Lifestyle @ the Y!, and SAFRA. In 2009, the dance team of Shuqun Secondary School was awarded the Silver award in the International Dance category under the tutelage of Farah, despite it being their first attempt.

Her notable choreography work include the INK Awards 2008 and 2010, Safra Fever 2010, APEC 2009, AMROOS 2007 and the Opening of the International Welding Conference 2009.

Farah constantly attends dance workshops in various dance disciplines like hip hop, contemporary dance, bellydance, African dances and jazz in Singapore, Hong Kong, Brazil and New York City. Her more recent passions are belly dancing, capoeira, Samba and firedancing. She picked up belly dancing under the tutelage of Kaeshii (Belly Queens, New York City) and is an honoured "baptized" student of Grupo Bantus Capoeira, Singapore.

 

 

 

Nor Dee Dee



A self-taught performer, Nor Dee Dee trained intensively in various styles of dance including hip hop, samba, street jazz, ethnic fusion, Malay cultural, belly dance and fire dance. Hers is a mesmerising fusion style of dance which serves her well as a versatile and talented dancer.

She has a firm belief that every performer has their own natural and achieved style : One should never stop learning. She always believes in sharing her knowledge, inner light and love.

She has appeared in many television shows as a dancer and worked with the most exciting dance clubs in Singapore such as St. James Power Station, Cafe Del Mar, Zouk, Velvet Underground and the now defunct Papa Joe’s as Choreographer, dancer and stylist. She has also travelled extensively as a dancer with the Singapore Tourism Board to Las Vegas, Dubai, Los Angeles, Sweden, Japan and India. As a sought-after choreographer, she has choreographed for various dance competitions and events. She is a certified makeup artist and enjoys making the world a more beautiful place with her talented and unique style of makeup and fashion styling.

She is also a dedicated dance instructor of street dance and contemporary fusion. She has inspired and taught young students from primary schools to polytechnics as well as adults at fitness gyms and corporate classes. Her dedication to teaching dance extends to charity too, when she conducted creative movement classes at an orphanage in Cambodia.