Dance Teacher, Choreographer
Ms. Alison has just moved over with her family from the UK where her training began at the age of 3 at the Anne Page School of Dancing in Fleet & The Prince Regent Theatre School in Farnborough. At 16, she was accepted into Performers Dance College - founded and run by the internationally renowned choreographer, Brian Rogers. Here she studied a 3-year Musical Theatre course and obtained her teaching certificates.
Ms. Alison has performed at numerous venues, including The London Palladium, Royal Albert Hall, The Variety Club of Great Britain Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel and at Southport Theatre. She has also appeared in productions of the hit musical '42nd Street' at Guildford Civic Hall and the Hexagon Theatre in Reading, 'Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood' at Guildford Civic Hall, ‘Aladdin’ at Guildford Civic Hall, the 'Jolson, Formby and Crosby Show' at venues such as Blackpool, Great Yarmouth and the Isle of Man, as well as ‘Cinderella’ at The Grand Theatre, Blackpool. She has appeared in a T.V. pilot called ‘Dance Masters’ for Diane Youdale- formerly ‘Jet’ from the Gladiators and was a member of ‘Dance Athletica’- a Sports Dance Aerobics display team performing at Trade Shows and Fitness Conventions across the country.
Ms. Alison has run her own successful dance school in the UK for over 25 years- directing and choreographing shows and dance competitions, alongside entering students in for dance exams with an outstanding 100% success rate. She is an Associate of Imperial Society of Teachers of Dance, holds the British Cheerleading Association NCSSE Level 2 & 3 teaching certificates, is an Acrobatic Arts certified teacher, and holds a Level 2 Exercise to Music fitness instructing certificate. She is a qualified First Aider and is CRB checked. Alison has a passion for teaching and choreography in many genres. She is proud to have used her knowledge to help many students achieve top results in their vocational exams to a professional standard. She is a fun, enthusiastic and encouraging teacher motivating students of all ages and abilities to be the best dancer that they can be.