The TDA Team

Terri Tan

Principal

At a young age, Terri already boasts a portfolio of an established veteran. Terri started off as an instructor in Crestar School of Dance and The School of Dance before her founding of Taneo Dance Academy. She has produced numerous CSTD scholarship winners, achieving consistent outstanding examination results for her students and also groomed winners of major national and regional dance competitions. What distinguishes Terri from other dance instructors is her willingness to go the extra mile for her students. Being able to be strict but yet fun at the same time is the reason why Terri is well loved by parents and students. Having had more than 10 years of teaching experience and an excellent track record, not many instructors her age can rival Terri as one of the most sought after dance instructors in Singapore.

Rachelle Liu

Instructor

A specialist of teaching young children, Rachelle has received extensive ballet training since age 4 under the Royal Academy of Dancing (RAD) as well as The Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD). Having taught at Orchid Country Club, Swiss Club, Singapore Polo Club, Evangel Kindergarten and TDA Woodlands, Rachelle has a wealth teaching experience under her belt. A sweet and lovely young lady, Rachelle never fails to capture the hearts of her students. Currently, she is teaching children ballet and modern jazz and also pursuing her Advance 1 in RAD.

Audrey Ng

Instructor

Audrey graduated from York University of Canada with a B.F.A. Honours in Dance, specializing in Ballet and Modern Dance. She has performed in numerous major dance performances in Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan, Korea, India, Prague and Canada. As a choreographer, Audrey’s work “Beyond Brushstrokes” has been showcased in Ballet Under the Stars at Fort Canning Park and Contemporary Asian Explorations in Dance at Esplanade Recital Studio. She was also invited to choreograph for the Asian Physics Olympiad 2014 Closing Ceremony at the University Cultural Centre. Audrey is the current dance instructor and choreographer for Yew Tee Primary School and National Junior College, helping both schools achieve the Distinction award recently for Singapore Youth Festival in Chinese Dance and International Dance respectively.

Geraldine Teo

Instructor

Geraldine began her ballet journey at the age of 4. She has completed the Commonwealth Society Teachers’ of dancing (CSTD) and Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) major’s examinations and is now a dedicated teacher. Having taught at Dancing Star, Avante Arts, The Ballet and Music Company and Sissonne Dance Arts, She is experienced in teaching both the CSTD and the RAD syllabus. Geraldine has a wealth of performing experience, having taken part in various classical ballet performances under Kavanagh Dance and her school. She is currently pursuing the CSTD certificate in Ballet Teaching and Advance 1 in RAD.

Jessica Cheung

Instructor

Jessica is a funny and bubbly young lady who can light up any class with her humorous and energetic approach. Jessica received ballet and jazz training under the Royal Academy of Dancing (RAD) and the Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (CSTD) from a young age and she has performed in various major events and one of which is the Singapore Youth Olympic Games 2010 (closing ceremony). A versatile dancer and instructor, Jessica was also a Hip Hop dancer in Temasek Polytechnic’s Dance Ensemble and Hip Hop instructor at Taneo Dance Academy.

Neo Ren Jie

Vocal Instructor

Ren Jie has a vast amount of performing experience under his belt as an actor, singer and dancer. Started off as a theatre actor and dancer with Arts Theatre of Singapore, Ren Jie was trained in theatre productions, acting, modern and acrodance and have participated in dozens of local productions. Under the tutelage of local singer/songwriter Mr Li Fei Hui at Tiny Box Music and Focus Music, Ren Jie was invited by Mr Iskandar Ismail to perform the Singapore Youth Festival Opening Ceremony 2007 theme song Kaleidoscope at the Singapore Indoor Stadium. Having a wealth of competition and performing experience, Ren Jie’s focus has shifted to behind the scene productions and grooming of talents.