Many students receive career & job offers even during their SFDF course:Absna Career Advancement

Students considering an overseas dance degree can choose to take the Full-Time IHDC as an alternative career path. The IHDC Dance course conducted by Absna is a 3-Year Full-Time or Part-Time Practical Dance Performer & Instructor Professional Program.
Trainee teachers positions are open from periodically for Maldives, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, China, Australia, London, Los Angeles and other countries for IHDC holders or IHDC trainees.

Local & Overseas Competitions

Esplanade Dans Festival 2009

Esplanade Dans Festival 2008

IHDC graduates/students interviewed & featured around the world

IHDC graduates teaching & performing at international festivals & events

Singapore Salsa The Musical . Elvis Presley Flash Mob . Singapore Salsa Congress . Hokkien Salsa . Salsa Christmas . ACEKI Fashion Show

ICT Meroll In Personal Health

How to achieve beautiful skin, reduce wrinkles, lose weight, grow hair lost, strong teeth, increase energy and feel fresh. Prevent and treat over 300 chronic illnesses including cancer, arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, anxiety, tooth ache, kidney stone and more.

This knowledge is so important that everyone has to learn: In this fast-paced world, people rely on quick fixes to solved their problems.  In the medical field, we have pills that can suppress symptoms, relief pain temporary, make our problems 'go away'.  However, many of these medicines we take only provide temporary solutions for our bodies.  Learn how to keep fit, healthy and beautiful through eating natural, great tasting foods and omitting toxic processed foods.

Duration 48 Hours, Course Fee $2,500, Starting Date 5th July 2014

Cebu Salsa Festival & Competition 2014

Keep your September free for a crazy fun time in Cebu, Philippines from the 5th to 8th!  There will be workshops, parties & performances and more at this beautiful sea side town.  Look out for the Salsa competition during this period, 1st Salsa competition in Cebu!  Extend your trip with us to tour the area, going out on a boat ride island hopping on Monday, to swimming with Oslob's famous whale sharks in the open sea!  Don't miss this!  www.cebusalsa.com  www.aceki.com

Artiste Ballet Level 1-20

Artiste Ballet is a series of courses that trains the student towards professional jobs in the mass entertainment, Hollywood, fitness, education, medical & health industries.  Students are challenged to be more all rounded & versatile, thereby giving them an edge in the dance related industries. Classes start from 2 years old; examinations are held every 6 months to 1 year, 20 levels. Call 6225 0150 to sign up...

Singapore Salsa Festival 2014

Aceki's Singaopre Salsa Festival is coming up on Dec 2014 this year.  Enjoy the full pass at only US$95 now (Prices increase monthly).  Look out for a great weekend of dancing & partying… Salsa style.  With performances, workshops and more, don't miss it!  www.aceki.com

ICT in Apparel Contract Manufacturing

ICT in Apparel Contract Manufacturing is a certificate course that is partially conducted in China. Understand the main principles and fundamentals of contract manufacturing in 1 month.  Learn how to find the companies to outsource to, what to outsource, advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing, how to manage companies you outsource to, etc. 48 hours within one month, Course Fee S$25,000, Starting 25th June 2014.

ICT in Shoe Making

ICT in Shoe Making is a certificate course that is partially conducted in China. This course will teach you how to make both men and ladies' shoes:  fundamentals of shoe making, basic materials and tools required, how and where to source for materials, how to assure quality control, etc. 48 hours within one month, Course Fee S$25,000, Starting 25th June 2014.

Gymnastic Overseas Training

Absna will be leading a team to Cebu, Philippines from 5th to 12th August 2013. The Absna team will be training with top Gymnastic coach, working with Aceki to produce dance music, recording songs and producing music videos.

Courses Available

Ballet, Hip Hop, Salsa, Jazz, Street Jazz, Lyrical, Belly Dance, Isolation, Yoga, Rueda/Casino, Bachata, Merengue, Pachanga, Street Cha Cha, Cuban Salsa, On2 Salsa, Cali Salsa, Argentine Tango, Afro Cuban, Kizomba, Lumbia, Jazroc, West Coast Swing, Night Club 2 Step, Modern Jive, Zouk, Reggaeton, Broadway, Tap, Pop & Lock, Korean Pop, Bboy, Bodyworks, Parkour, Gymnastic For Dancers, Pilates, Ladies Shine Salsa, Ladies Styling Salsa, Spins, Sensual, Exotic Dance, Pole Dance, Rumba, Cha Cha, Samba, Paso Doble, Jive, Slow, Waltz, Tango, Viennese Waltz, Foxtrot, Quickstep, Jazroc, Lumbia, Salcaa, Acting, Modeling, Singing, Voice, Nutrition For Dancers. 45 minutes private one to one class, short 5 hours courses, Diploma in dance, IHDC, classes for 2 years old to 80 years old. Give us a call today, email us or just drop by our office, discuss with our customer relation officer today to find out what is suitable for you.

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Council of Private Education Award

Absna is proud to announce that it has achieved the CPE 4-year registration award on 13 October 2011. As reported by The Straits Times on 25 July 2011 "...The entry bar is high for the private tertiary education sector..." Only 108 out of more than 1,000 schools have received the 4 years CPE Registration or Higher. Absna is currently working towards achieving the higher voluntary Edutrust award. (Read more...)

Absna Career Advancement Department

Absna works with Aceki's Career Advancement Department that constantly markets the diploma and IHDC in dance certification to more than 20,000 dance and performing arts establishments and potential employers in more than 35 countries world wide. In 2013 CAD will also try to market selected talents to Hollywood, Bollywood, Hong Kong & Taiwan Media Producers.

20 Foreign Instructors in 2014

Absna plan to bring in 20 foreign instructors from USA, Korea, Russia, China, Philippines, various countries in Europe and south America in 2014 to train its students & teachers. The classes will cover Ballet, Hip Hop, Salsa, Flamenco, Tango, Singing and many more subjects.

Financial Assistance Program

Absna has various financial assistance programs that will make sure that no one who is willing to work hard and have good integrity is left behind. If you are keen in dancing and your family is not able to afford the fees, come talk to our counselors. Many of our students are able to self-finance their school fees for their Diploma and IHDC by getting a part time job arranged by our Career Advancement Department in the field related to their study.

Travel The World OJT Program

Travel The World OJT Program can potentially bring students around the world. Aceki is seeking OJT students to work with Aceki in different parts of the world. You may be in a new cities for a couple of days or up to 6 months. Contact your counselor for more current information.

International Artist Program

The International Artist Program (IAP) is designed to groom regular dance students to become international artistes; students are selected based on ability, talent and most importantly, on character, discipline, initiative and how responsible they are.

The IAP students are handpicked from hundreds of dancers in schools and around the world, and put through a rigorous training process to be groomed into an artiste who is professional, mature, humble, responsible, disciplined, helpful, and takes initiative.

Training Abroad

Absna will be leading a team of more than 70 dancers to attend the Aceki World Salsa Championships and the Hong Kong Salsa Festival between 27 Feb to 3 Mar 2012. There will be classes with the world famous artistes like Liz Lira from Bolivia 10 times World Champion & choreographer for the top couples on Dancing with the Stars including the 1st place winners Mark & Shawn and Derek & Nicole, and this season’s current leading couple: Derek Hough and Jennifer Grey. She has also assisted in choreographing the group hustle routine for Dancing With the Stars Season 9. In addition, she was the choreographer for Anya and Adechike’s salsa routine on So You Think You Can Dance in 2010. Oliver Pineda 5 times world champion from Australia. Eddies Torres from New York, also known as the Mambo King: he has made On2 dancing what it is today in the world arena.There will be many more classes by teachers from Korea, China, South America, Japan, India, Greece, Colombia, France, Peru, Italy, Brazil. http://www.aceki.com/championships

Guangzhou Parkour Training Mar 2012

Best of Latin Ballroom & Hip Hop in Cebu Oct 2012

Los Angeles Hip Hop & Jazz Training May 2013

48 hours iPhone Movie Making Challenge

You will be provided with 500 songs, 30 actors, actresses, extras in a 8500 sq-ft premises. Within 48 hours you must produce your 1-hour movie using an iPhone, Samsung Galaxy or other handphone video camera. Including story-boarding, casting, shooting and editing. The theme of the movie will be given on the night itself. You must use 5 pieces of the 500 songs in the movie. There will be up to a maximum of 10 competing teams. The challenge will be held on 23-26 May 2014 (Friday 8pm to Monday 6am)

Theater Group

The group is formed by SFDF, Diploma, IHDC students and external professional artistes to spin off ticketed musical comedies. In its effort to provide an all-encompassing learning experience for its students, Absna tries to use the real world as the class room for as many projects as possible. This group meets every Saturday at 3pm to 11pm to work on musical production at Absna. Interested parties who are not Absna student can sign up for theatre short courses.

Working with Mediacorp

SFDF Students have opportunities to work on projects involving Mediacorp TV Programs. Many SFDF undergrads also get roles in these Mediacorp TV Programs. Read more...

Developing New Dances, DVDs, Songs and Music

Aceki has appointed Absna as one of its partners to develop a range of products like new dances such as Lumbia and Jazroc; 120 new Dance Instructional DVD titles; 200 songs and music for the world market. Absna students will be working closely with Aceki to produce these range of commercial products.

Studio Franchise Student's Project

Local and overseas Dance Studio projects, by IHDC students.

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STARLINN CHOO YANQING joined the SFDF program in 2004 while studying in NUS, training 12 hours a day; she completed her SFDF, Diploma & IHDC courses in 3 years, using her teaching income to finance her classes in Diploma & IHDC. In 2008 she pursued her IMDC Dance Business & is now doing her 3 years IPHDC Dance Product Research. While pursuing her IHDC she was already traveling around the world for assignments. More...

ANGELA, at 19 years old was offered to teach in Singapore, Hong Kong and China. She also helped in operating a dance school and a dance product and apparels factory. More...

BIANCA enrolled in the SFDF course after A-levels. Within 6 months she was dancing as a backup dancer for MTV. She has also traveled to many countries like Germany, UK, Taiwan & Hong Kong to teach & perform, & was offered a position to dance in a few Musical plays.

LB, a masters degree holder working for a MNC, decided to do a career switch after he completed his SFDF. He then worked as an International Sales Manager in dance products, an international artist & dance instructor. He is the Singapore Bachata Champion 2008 and the 1st runner up in the Asia Salsa Championship behind Serge and Polina from Russia in 2010. He continued his diploma and IHDC in dance part-time.

MANFRED was one of the elite few selected for the Mediacorp Dance Academy in 2000. He graduated from NTU with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and used to work as a Project Manager in the IT Industry. He passed his examination & evaluation for SFDF and is currently doing his Diploma & IHDC. More...

MARICEL, a professional dancer from the Philippines, joined SFDF in 2009. In less than a year, she has performed at the Esplanade Da:ns Festival 2009, Salsa Cruise Asia 2009, & has also been to China to teach & perform. In 2010 she was offered a full time dance instructor job in Singapore. She has since gone on to set up a dance studio in the Philippines and comes back periodically to upgrade her skills.

RACHEL an undergraduate in NTU joined the SFDF in 2010 and was offered to open a dance studio in China.

DERRICK has over 20 years of dance instructor experience with more than 30 types of dance. He was granted an exemption from SFDF after taking an examination & evaluation and signed up for the diploma & IHDC simultaneously.

TAMIL, a professional dancer & teacher actively involved in competitions & performances for Hip Hop, Bollywood, Indian Dance. He was teaching dance in secondary school and choreographing for SYF. He joined the IHDC program to further his training as a dancer & teacher in 2009.

BRENDA joined the SFDF when she was 13 years old and was hired to teach and perform both locally and overseas after 6 months. She was also financing her own dance study while teaching private dance classes.

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