Dayal Gian Singh

Academics

Dayal Gian Singh

Programme Leader, BA(Hons) Musical Theatre
singh.gian@lasalle.edu.sg
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  • BA Communications (Film and Media), Notre Dame University, Fremantle, Perth, Australia
  • BA(Hons) Musical Theatre, At LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore
  • Graduate Diploma in Education, Notre Dame University, Fremantle, Perth, Australia
  • Certificate II (Musical Theatre), Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Perth, Australia

As well as being a lecturer, Dayal is an actor, singer, writer, filmmaker and corporate trainer. He has trained in AMEB Speech and Drama, and undertook numerous courses in singing, acting and technical production. In 2001 he was accepted into a drama exchange programme to work in the UK.

Dayal has performed across all mediums. He has toured numerous plays and musicals across the globe, the most notable being able to tour an original musical, The Rose and the Ring at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. In Perth, he is linked closely with a local production house, The Penguin Empire, working on numerous projects over the years. He is also a member of the Western Australian College of Teachers. In Singapore Dayal has worked for a number of companies such as Bellepoque, Stint On Stage, Centre Stage, I-Theatre, and Mediacorp. He also worked for Word Forward, delivering drama programmes for schools, where he also wrote a drama education book that was delivered as a tool for schools in Singapore.

He has been both an actor and a director for the Short and Sweet Festival (2007, 2010), is a member of Singapore Drama Educators Association and can be found on the Asian Actors Database.