Timothy was born in Singapore, and he began learning ballet with Ms Sylvia McCully at the age of 7. He continued his training in ballet with Singapore Dance Theatre’s (SDT) Scholars Programme after he finished serving his National Service and performed with Youth Dancers Singapore in Ballet Under the Stars 2011 and Macau International Youth Dance Festival 2012.

Concurrent with his training in classical ballet, Timothy also enrolled in Singapore University of Technology and Design where he graduated with a First Class Honours Bachelors degree of Engineering (Engineering Product Development Mechanical Engineering). Since joining SDT as an Apprentice in 2016 and being promoted to Artist in 2017, Timothy has enjoyed performing in much of the company’s repertoire. He has had the honour of dancing in Organ Concerto, Symphony in 3 Movements, ZIN!, The Four Temperaments, Theme and Variations, 13th Heaven, Opus 25, Linea Adora, Another Energy, Shadow’s Edge, Quiver, Ibsen’s House, Peter and Blue, Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and The Sleeping Beauty. He has also danced the role of Paris in Romeo and Juliet (2020), The Espada in Don Quixote (2019), and the Spanish Couple in Swan Lake (2019).

Timothy has performed many Choo-San Goh’s works in the SDT repertoire such as the principal couple in the 3rd movement of In the Glow of the Night, and other works like Fives, Momentum, Variation Serieuses, Schubert Symphony, and Birds of Paradise.

Timothy was promoted to Soloist in January 2022.

Interview with Timothy