ABOUT DSA ONSTAGE
DSA Onstage is a premium performing arts school that provides training in performance arts such as dancing, singing, acting, and hosting. We also provide various opportunities for the child to perform with the skills they acquire from our classes. We encourage our students to stretch their imagination and explore their abilities, guiding them in their development of self-expression. Besides offering a vast exposure to the different aspects of performing arts, we hope to instill transferrable life skills from our classes to any future courses that the child might take on in life.
ELEMENTS OF DSA ONSTAGE
MEET OUR STAFF
Mok Kang Wai
An ABRSM and LAMDA certified music teacher with more than five years of experience teaching private and group music lessons, including singing, acting, dancing, and managing students’ music academics, preparing students for exams in the performing arts.
Bringing energy and enthusiasm to vocal performances, working with students age 6 to 17, specializing in musical theatre, classical music, and pop performances.
Brandon Chong started off as a Competitive Dancer and a Figure Skater in his earlier movement days. He then found both the beauty of movement and discipline in Yoga and went to a renowned Ashram in Nasik City, India where he got his certifications as a Yoga Teacher. He then founded Instiinct Studios in 2017 and has since been invited to teach in large events. He has also been invited to teach at Bali, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Australia, and New York.
As a coach, Brandon has taught people from all walks of life, from those who have no experience in any fitness style all the way to Athletes through his background in using movement and relaxation techniques to help balance the strength and flexibility in his flow and yin type classes. He believes that anyone can benefit from Yoga, and how Yoga aids in the mindfulness of everyday life.
Vocal and Acting Coach
Jill is a self-taught singer-songwriter who has been performing for more than 20 years. Her vocal and music style is a mix between rock and folk. She won Singapore’s MediaCorp Channel 5 talent competition, “One Moment of Glory” in 2010 and has been featured on MediaCorp’s 2011 and 2012 annual countdown show, local TV shows, and radio stations. She has opened concerts for international singing sensations and also performs for a variety of audiences in different events.
Not only a singer but a host too, it is never a dull moment with Jill who is a ball of energy with her bubbly personality and humorous antics. Jill infuses her experiences as a performer, to bring her experiences and skills to a whole new dimension whenever she takes to the stage. She enjoys engaging audiences in every way and loves making them feel like they are “a part of the show”.
Often regarded as part of the pioneer generation in Singapore’s street dance scene, he is known as being the 1st Popping and Locking Instructor in Singapore, propagating the various street styles within the community and an inspiration to all dancers.
He has participated in many events, countless performances and conducts workshops locally and overseas since 2004. He’s a familiar face at local and international dance events, attending as a spectator, participant, and also sitting on the panel of judges. He’s got multiple winnings under his belt, and have served as Judge on several overseas and local dance competition as well.
Janet has won multiple prizes and performed K-Pop dancing as a guest artiste in various performances across different countries in South-East Asia. She teaches various musical instruments; drums, guitar, ukulele, vocals, and dance. She’s currently still an active member of the renowned DeS crew and H.I.M.
Phiz first started bboy-ing in 2001 and was one of the first few founding members of the dance crew Styles From Beyond. He then picked up Hip-Hop in 2003, and since then, his versatility between these 2 dance styles helped him achieve first place in numerous street dance competitions. He was also honoured to be the among selected, as a backup dancer (NEZindahood) for a tour concert with the world-renowned Indonesian Artist, Agnes Monica. More recently, Phiz was a full-time performer as part of the Universal Studio Singapore’s street dance team, Rockafellas (2013-2018).
As a dance teacher, Phiz has more than 10 years of teaching experience in Street Dance. Although his dance journey is mostly involved Street Dancing, he also ventures into different styles, such as Contemporary and Ballet, to improve himself into becoming a versatile dancer.
You may have seen her in Lions Mum but Caryn is not just an actress in the MediaCorp Channel 5 series. She has performed in musical theatres, acted in numerous drama serials and advertisements. She also hosts public events. Caryn writes her own songs and showcases them in various performances. She has been teaching both kids and adults since she graduated.
Vocal and Acting Coach
Joel has performed in numerous theatre performances, acted in television series and commercial advertisements. He graduated with a 1st Class Honours BA in musical theatre and psychology, He has also studied voice for many years under the tutelage of renowned veteran instructors. At the same time, Joel has attended master classes from all over the world. After he graduated, he has been teaching musical theatre, vocal and acting classes.
Kylie is a well-rounded artist that does acting, singing, and vocal coaching. She excels in a wide variety of singing styles and makes efficient voice diagnoses for students.
Kylie pursued voice training in France and later on studied Estill Voice Training. She recently completed her summer studies at Voice Pedagogy Institute and is currently pursuing her music career in Thailand. She was the top 9 Jazz voice of Thailand International Jazz Competition and the founder of the Hong Kong breed jazzified Canto-pop band, Gwat6 Koeng5, and also the guest singer for CASH Song Quest and The Voice(Battle) Hong Kong.
She has acted on stage with theatre companies from Hong Kong, Taiwan, France, Japan, Malaysia.
She believes that students can also benefit from the experiences that she can share as she mentors them throughout their performing arts journey.