• To be the foremost contemporary dance theatre in the Asia-Pacific region.


  • To be the foremost contemporary dance theatre through presentation of works with a distinctive Singaporean identity, alongside excellence in artistic management and strong production values.


  • Professionalism 

  • Quality 

  • Innovation 

  • Trust 

  • Leadership





1999  • Founding of Odyssey Dance Theatre (ODT)

2000  • ODT’s first mainhouse “Odyssey to the Sublime” at Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel

2001  • Seagate International, Patron of the Arts for ODT in 2001, commissioned three mainhouse seasons –

              “X-Treme 2”, “The White Sensation” & “Xposition ‘O’ Contemporary Dance Fiesta”           

2002  • Commissioned by The Esplanade to perform “The White Sensation” at Esplanade Theatre.

2003  • Establishment of ODT Young Company 

           • Co-presented with Singapore Art Museum to premiere “Passion.Love”- ODT’s first outdoor mainhouse                    


2005  • International collaboration and performance of “Synesthesia” by ODT and Seo Dong Hyun Dance Company

               with 14 international artists performing at Singapore Indoor Stadium.

2006  • ODT’s Artistic Director Dr Danny Tan was commissioned by the Singapore Arts Festival to produce

              “Providence” for its choreographic dance platform – “Forward Moves”

2007  • ODT Young Company’s first mainhouse season “Dance on the Move” at Lee Foundation Theatre

2009  • ODT celebrated its 10th anniversary with ‘Red Tears’, a uniquely Singaporean production that investigated the

                400 years old Teochew Opera with Contemporary Dance  

2011  • ODT celebrated its young company’s 10th anniversary with “Soaring Odyssey”

           • ODT’s second generation of Singaporean choreographers had ventured their choreographic skills since 2008,

               producing many refreshing and dynamic works, such as “Silent Connexion” that have toured internationally.

2013  • First full-length performance by ODT’s second generation of Singaporean choreographers with full Singaporean

               casts – “The Art of Faking”

2014  • Commissioned by the Singapore Biennale 2013 to present a site-specific work - “As We Live…” at Singapore Art


           • Finale of the 6th DanzINC Festival – “Moments” was held in partnership with The Embassy of the Republic of

               Korea, and in association with the Korea Festival 2014. Performed by ODT Main Company with live music & 

               vocal accompaniment by 10 ODT Associate Artistes (Music). (University Cultural Centre Hall)           

2015  •  ‘Wow! Merlion’ was graced by Minister Grace Fu during at Victoria Theatre 

2016  • Supported by The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Singapore for the third time, Dr Danny Tan’s full-length

               work “I Am Sorry!” was successfully premiered at UCC Hall as the finale of DanzINC festival,in conjunction with Korea

               Festival 2016.

2017  • Cultural Diplomacy (9th Xposition ‘O’ Contemporary Dance Fiesta 2017) - ODT completed a 6-city tour in Italy, in

               partnership with 10 Italian dance.

           • World premiere of "Are We?" at Victoria Theatre as the opening of 9th Xposition 'O' Contemporary Dance Fiesta. Guest of

              Honours: Ms Paula Parvianen (Ambassador, Embassy of Finland), Mr Raffaele Langella ( Ambassador, Embassy of the

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