This masterclass is OPEN FOR PUBLIC

Schedule :

09.00 – 10.30 : Ballet Level 2          – Mr Alfren Salgado
10.30 – 11.30 : Pointe Class            – Mr Alfren Salgado
12.30 – 14.00 : Contemporary Level 2      – Mr Ryan Tan

14.00 – 15.30
: Ballet Level 1            – Mr Alfren Salgado
16.00 – 17.30 : Contemporary Level 1      – Mr Ryan Tan


Level 1 : for 7 – 12 y.o  (Elementary/Beginning Intermediate)
Level 2 : for 13 y.o – up  (Intermediate/Advance)


Gripastudio, Jakarta


Fee (Public):
IDR 300.000,00 for 1 class
IDR 500.000,00 for 2 classes
IDR 650.000,00 for 3 classes

Fee (AGP Participants):

IDR 250.000,00 for 1 class
IDR 450.000,00 for 2 classes
IDR 600.000,00 for 3 classes

About Mr. Alfren Salgado

Alfren Salgado was born in Quezon City, Philippines, and began his ballet training after earning his scholarship at age eleven at the Ballet Manila school under Jonathan Janolo and Sofia Santa Peralta. He joined the company under tutelage of Lisa Macuja-Elizalde and Osias Barroso as an apprentice in 2007, became a member in 2008 and was promoted to Soloist in 2011. He retired in 2018 and moved to Malaysia with his wife Violet Hong, former Soloist of Ballet Manila, and both founded the Dancelink. He is currently the Artistic Director and continues to share their passion for dance in classical and contemporary works. He trained and coached in the Vaganova method with Tatiana Udalenkova of the Academy of Russian Ballet, Margarita Kullik, and Vladimir Kim of Kirov Ballet.

Alfren also danced as lead and corps of contemporary work by various choreographers such as Bam Damian ( MAZN, Scarlet, Reconfigured, Less Sylphides, and Aramica), Martin Lawrance ( Misfit or Maverick, Aria ), Annabelle Lopez Ochoa ( Bloom ), Jonathan Watkins (Present
Process), Max Luna (Alon ng Buwan) Manny Molina ( Buenos Aires )

Alfren has performed various roles and repertoire in the Philippines, Singapore, Macau, Hong Kong, Korea, and Malaysia. Alfren has choreographed ballet and contemporary works like Regard Emoi, The student, and Wild Flower that his students performed at Petaling Jaya Performing Arts Center.

About Mr. Ryan Tan

Ryan Tan is an active game changer, and is hailed as one of the local dance veterans who revitalised the dance scene in Singapore. A visionary in the
Singapore dance scene, Ryan has been involved in the field for over 20 years as a director, producer, choreographer and dance educator. With a firm belief in self-improvement and upgrading, Ryan recently acquired his Masters in Dance Producing and Management, with distinction, from Middlesex University
London. He currently holds the positions of Show Director in an upcoming theme park in China; and Creative Producer in a London-China joint project titled “Butterfly Lovers”.

In 2011, he founded The Royal Dance Off (TRDO), and spearheaded numerous programmes and shows all set to brand contemporary dance as relevant and inviting to a variety of audiences. His mark as an artistic director is clearly recognised yet ever-evolving. Ryan is thus credited as the anchor governing and flourishing the vision of TRDOco. In recent years, Ryan’s contributions have led him to be widely praised as a ground-breaking show creator and director. Highly respected for communicating strong messages through his effortless presentations of visual spectacles, he defines the artistry of live dance shows with an air of professionalism and congeniality that makes Contemporary Dance inviting to various audiences. As a choreographer, Ryan has been engaged to direct and choreograph for government commissioned events. Ryan has also been invited for three consecutive years to choreograph for the prestigious ‘So You Think You Can Dance – Vietnam’ (2013, 2014, 2015). His eye for talent and dance quality landed him as a Resident Judge on the Mediacorp’s reality dance show – “The Dance Floor Season 2” in 2016.

Even with Ryan’s international achievements and professional works, he remains adamant about doing his part to impart as a dance educator. Hence, he constantly devotes time to sharing and teaching in a bid to bring up the next generation of dancers.



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