Susan Yeung

Academics

Susan Yeung

Lecturer, Dance
susan.yeung@lasalle.edu.sg
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  • BA (Hons) Music, Kingston University, UK
  • Diploma in Performing Arts (Dance), Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Hong Kong

Susan is a producer, choreographer, performer, event manager, and show director. She graduated with a music degree from Kingston University (England) and LASALLE College of the Arts (Singapore), and was awarded the City Contemporary Dance Company Prize upon graduation at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.

During her professional career, Susan has choreographed and performed extensively throughout the region. Credits include Jean M. Wong School of Ballet, Radio Television Hong Kong, E-Side Modern Dance Company, Dance Home, Y-Space Dance Company, South Asli Dance Workshop, Unlock Dancing Plaza, COLLECTIVE mayhem, Ah Hock and Pengyu, Ecnad Project Ltd, The Arts Fission Company, MI Arts Ltd, Frontier Danceland, Danz People, Moving Arts Studio and Mediacorp Singapore.

Susan joined Ecnad Project Ltd as Dancer-in-residence in 2002 and performed in the Singapore Art Festival in that year. She has performed and represented Singapore in major overseas festivals and productions. In addition to this, she also possesses experience in musicals, theatre and commercial productions.

In 2005, she became one of the founding members of COLLECTIVE mayhem with which she has produced and toured a number of performances. She has choreographed site-specific and theatre works since 1999, and her works have been featured in Hong Kong, Singapore and China. She was also the show choreographer for XSystem Entertainment from 2007–2010 for their Singapore and overseas mascot events.

In 2010, she was nominated for the Young Artist Award, organised by National Arts Council, and was featured on Lianhe Zaobao as “Emerging artist of local dance scene”.

Susan was a key contributor in developing and validating the Diploma in Dance programme for School of Dance & Theatre at LASALLE from 2010–2011. As a full-time lecturer, she now continues to mentor and artistically direct student and LASALLE dance productions, such as da:ns festival with The Esplanade and BA(Hons) students' graduation performances.

Besides her work at LASALLE, Susan continues to produce, choreograph, artistically direct and perform for various projects and organisations. Her most recent works include a solo work for Andy Warhol’s 15 Minutes of Fame at the ArtScience Museum and a dance double bill with collaborators from Malaysia, Singapore, UK and US. Susan has been actively engaged as the adjudicator, facilitator, mentor and assessor for dance institutes, talent competitions and events from 2003 to the present.