Sangdao Performing Arts School

3rd floor EQ Square building, Chiang Mai-Hang Dong Road
50100 Haiya Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Sangdao Performing Arts School is classified in the following categorie(s): Dance School 
SANGDAO Performing Arts School (S.P.A.S.) - Discover the STAR within you.

A new dance school with an international standard.

Sangdao Performing Arts School is a merge between two well-known dance schools in Thailand: Aree Dance Arts Chiang Mai/Bangkok and Pornpimol-Sophatai Dance School from Bangkok. Sangdao Performing Arts School's new directors, Ms. Sophatai Kanthatham (Directory) and Mr. Glenn van der Hoff (Artistic Director), aim to provide high quality dance education. Sangdao Performing Arts School emphasizes on a holistic approach and believes that dance can be a valuable contribution to a person's development, growth and awareness.

All dance studios are specially equipped with professional sprung dance floors to prevent injuries, teak-wooden barres and quality music installation.

The school is closed on Mondays.

Sophatai Kanthatham - A.R.A.D. Advanced

has studied dance with her mother, Pornpimol Kanthatham, other well-known teachers in Thailand and in the USA before engaging a full-time dance education at the Arts Educational London Schools. Then Sophatai received a scholarship to proceed her dance studies in Lyon, France at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Lyon. She was engaged as a professional dancer with several dance companies in Germany and the Netherlands.

Sophatai has taught in numerous schools in the Netherlands. Recently, she taught and managed Pornpimol Sophatai Dance School in Bangkok, before becoming the director of S.P.A.S.

She's also a co-founder of Child in Motion Foundation, a foundation which helps develop underprivileged children through performing arts.

Glenn van der Hoff - M.A. (Performing Arts), the Netherlands

Theater producer, artistic director of Djazzex Dance Company (the Netherlands), choregrapher and teacher.

Glenn has been working in the field of performing arts for over 30 years. He is one of the founders of the well-known Djazzex Dance Company, which has performed in The Netherlands, German, France, Italy, Spain, Hungary, Aruba, Canada and the USA. Glenn also works as an independent theatre producer, choregrapher and guest teacher with many different dance companies and dance schools around the world.

Other occupations and assignments:
- Member of the Research Committee for The Dutch Professional Arts Education
- Chairman of the Audit Committee & Arts Education
- Member of the Dance Committee of the Council for Culture, the statutory advisory committee for the Ministry of Culture
- Co-Founder of Child in Motion Foundation, The Netherlands.
In asia:
- Coordinator for the Cultural Collaboration Holland-Indonesia
- Collaborations with Boyd Kosiyabong, Nop Pornchamni, Pod (Modern Dog), Euthana Mukdasanit and Pi Bird Tongchai.
- Graduation Jury of faculty of Performing Arts Chulalongkorn University Thailand

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