Selena Tan

Comediens, Entertainment
About This Project

Selena started performing on stage at age 14 and has been seen in numerous productions including Charlie & The Chocolate Factory, Godspell, Little Shop Of Horrors, Army Daze, Sing To The Dawn, A Twist Of Fate, BALLS!, Ah Kong’s Birthday Party, Nunsense, Chang & Eng and Ang Tau Mui. She toured Beijing, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur with Chang and Eng and performed in Animal Farm at the New Zealand International Arts Festival 2004.

A prolific writer, Selena has penned Selena EXPOSED, Broadway Baby Kailan, The 2nd Broadway Baby Kailan, The Other Side Of The Teacher’s Table, Maybe Knot, Report Cuts, PS21+, Medicares, Wanton Me, It Takes Two, Cinderel-LAH! and Aladdin. Her first stab at playwriting, Pillow Talk, was nominated for ‘Best Play’ at the 2002 Life! Theatre Awards.

On the small screen, she has appeared on Maggi and Me, My Sassy Neighbour 2 Under One Roof, All Change (as host), Art Factory (as host), Phua Chu Kang and Upfront with Najip. She received the Asian Television Award for ‘Best Actress in a Comedy Series’ two years in a row (2004 & 2005) for playing the irrepressible Aunty Violet in Daddy’s Girls.

Selena has also been busy as creator and writer for the Dim Sum Dollies®. The Dollies have had 6 successful years, starting at the Esplanade Theatre Studio in 2002 with A Single Woman, followed by Steaming at the Jubilee Hall and then, the smash box office hit of 2004, Revenge of the Dim Sum Dollies. In 2005, the Dollies performed Dim Sum Dollies: Singapore’s Most Wanted! to full houses at the Esplanade Theatre, and in 2006, the unstoppable Dollies performed in their first ever Broadway hit musical, Little Shop of Horrors. Most recently, the Dollies made history with The History of Singapore, which enjoyed sold-out runs in July 2007 and in February 2008.

Selena also runs her own successful production house, Dream Academy Productions, and two other dream companies, Dream Academy Playhouse and Dream TV.

About the Certification

BizSAFE is a 5-step business safety programme designed to help companies in Singapore build workplace safety and health (WSH) capabilities. In September 2017, the programme has included SGSecure elements to help companies put in place measures to manage potential terror threats.

The key principles of the WSH Act is to reduce risks at the source, increase industry stakeholders ownership and áchieve good WSH outcomes and systems.

About The Award

The Promising SME 500 Campaign is a prestigious award that recognises the exceptional achievements of business men and women in Singapore. It highlights their commercial success and contributions to the economy and community at large.

The campaign also serves as a platform that showcases true stories of grit, courage and determination, so as to inspire aspiring entrepreneurs to pursue their dreams and ultimately create a sustainable entrepreneurial culture in our nation.