Dwayne Tan is a Singaporean actor and singer.
Tan graduated from the American Musical and
in New York. He began his training at the
Singapore Armed Forces Music and Drama Company (SAF MDC). He is
also a Singapore Repertory
Young Company (SRT YC) alumnus and a proud member of
the Association of Singapore Actors.
He began acting in Singapore with Theatreworks' musical, Beauty
World and has worked with many other theatre companies like Action
Theatre, The Necessary Stage, Imaginarts, luna-id, Wildrice and
Igor's: The Main Event, in musicals and plays alike. For over a
year, he sang at the comedy cabaret club, the Boom Boom Room.
His work occasionally extends into TV and radio. Tan was one of the
top 30 contestants in the 1st season of Singapore Idol
. Tan has also lent his voice
to many characters in cartoons like One
, the second Yu-Gi-Oh!
(Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters
), and Machine Robo Rescue
. For 5 years,
he hosted the Sunday morning show on the arts radio station Passion
He became a finalist on Singapore
; due to this he produced his Moments Alone
He also released his novel, "My Cup of Teh-O: A Singaporean Boy's
Search for Home in America", which is a narrative loosely based on
his life in New York City. On his official
, there are links to sample chapters of his work.
On film, Tan has appeared in Cyber
(starring Joan Chen) and was involved in a scene as a
New York tourist with Susan Sarandon
in Disney's Enchanted. Tan fulfilled his Disney dreams when he sang
for the opening of Disney On Ice in Kuala Lumpur.
Tan has been trained in puppeteering by fellow voice actor Brian Zimmerman
Voice acting credits
(For Singaporean dubs only)
- Joey Wheeler (Katsuya Jonouchi)
- Mr. 2, Mr. 3, Dalton and Portgas D. Ace
in One Piece
- Katsutoshi Hayashibara in Zipang
- Makoto Fujitani in Karin
- Dylan Yuki, Sasuke, Peter, Jirou, Shirou, Chai, Mr. Tsuchida
and Otome in Mirmo!
- Ace, Jay, Ken, Sasaki, SubmarineRobo and GyroRobo in
- Noda in Gokusen
- Satoshi Horio in The Prince
Television acting credits
- " Dwayne Tan." Beauty World The Musical. Accessed
17 July 2008.
- " Beauty World Biographies." Meet The
Creative Team. Accessed 23 July 2008.
- " Straits Times article." Want to publish a
novel? Just click. Accessed 08 Nov 2009.
- " Channel 5, MediaCorp TV." Behind Closed
Doors episodic synopsis. Accessed 23 July 2008.
- " Magicbox 1 April 2008." Magic of Lawrence and
Priscilla. Accessed 20
- " Singapore Repertory Theatre homepage. Accessed
5 July 2009."
- " Thoroughly Modern Millie" Post-Standard
Critics. Accessed 23
- " A Very Merry Millie" Ithaca Times.
- " Beauty World reveals a new beauty."
Channel News Asia. Accessed
17 July 2008.
- " Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" Straits
Times Online. Accessed 27 October2008.