Trainee Dance Adjudicator
Halimah, a highly skilled performer and mentor, originates from Canberra, Australia. With an extensive background in Musical Theatre spanning over a decade, she takes immense pride in guiding and nurturing young talents towards success in the performing arts industry.After being granted a scholarship, Halimah completed her senior schooling at McDonald Performing Arts College in Sydney, specialising in Music and Dance. Her dedication and talent were recognised when she received the prestigious “Excellence in Tap” award during her final year. To further refine her dance abilities, she pursued training at ED5 International, where she studied ballet, jazz, tap, commercial, contemporary, and musical theatre. Continuing her pursuit of excellence, Halimah was granted another scholarship to attend Lasalle College of the Arts in Singapore, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Honors Degree in Musical Theatre. Halimah’s professional experience as a performer encompasses both national and international stages. Her impressive list of credits includes being a Season 10 Top 20 finalist on The Voice Australia, under the guidance of renowned coach Rita Ora. She has also showcased her talents in productions such as Starlight Express in Germany, Disneyland in Hong Kong, Universal Studios in Singapore and Japan, as well as Aladdin and La Cage Aux Folles in Singapore. Additionally, she has worked with The Production Company in Melbourne on the production of Kismet.Parallel to her on-stage career, Halimah has been actively involved in choreography and teaching vocals and dance across various locations worldwide. This unique opportunity has allowed her to provide her students with invaluable insights into the ever-evolving demands, trends, and experiences within the industry.As an adjudicator, Halimah considers it a privilege to contribute to the development of the next generation of performers. Her ultimate goal is to inspire and motivate each aspiring artist, ensuring that every competitor reaches their full potential both on and off the stage.