All the right moves

Dancers in Singapore are putting their own spin on the term ‘street dance culture’.

The city’s busy streets are increasingly being used as a dance floor, as young performers are taking their skills away from the studio and into public places.

Young people bring a speaker and sweat towel to meet up with friends and dance into the late hours.

Universities and shopping malls are actively trying to deter this recent city-wide studio upgrade, but are struggling with the high numbers of enthusiastic participants.

This feature video explores the concept of street dance culture in Singapore and the impact it is having on young dancers.

All the right moves: a surge in popularity for hip hop culture has seen a rise in street dance in locations around Singapore.

The 2022 Curtin Journalism Singapore Study Tour was funded under the federal government’s New Colombo Plan scheme.