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Dance & Theatre

Joel Tan

Joel Tan

BA(Hons) Acting
2018 — 2021

Joel is an actor, host and dancer. He was the recipient of the Veda Mekani Scholarship for the Performing Arts during his undergraduate studies at LASALLE College of the Arts. Prior to the pandemic, Joel was LASALLE’s student representative for an exchange programme with the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). He graduated from Singapore Repertory Theatre’s Young Company and received dance training in competitive Latin dancesport and various street dance styles like hip-hop, popping and locking. As a host, Joel has moderated Minister K Shanmugam’s Dialogue with LASALLE students and the ITI/UNESCO Student Online Drama Festival Conference. As a storyteller, he wishes to use his expertise and range to continue bringing stories to life. Besides acting, Joel is highly invested in voice training in Singapore and aspires to join the ranks of local voice teachers.


Select credits:

Pavel in Vassa (dir. Daniel Jenkins), God in godeatgod (dir. Alvin Tan), Malvolio in Twelfth Night (dir. Michael Earley), Sentry / Ensemble in Antigone (dir. Ang Gey Pin), Dr Joe Cardin in The Children's Hour (dir. Adam Marple) and Ensemble in Julius Caesar (dir. Guy Unsworth). He also served as Acting Assistant Stage Manager for Pandemonium's Chinglish (dir. Tracie Pang).

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