Meet Our Team
Meet Our Team
Ali is a driven and enthusiastic dance teacher with over 20 years of dance and performing experience, as well as over 6 years of teaching experience. Ali started her dance training at age 4 and by age 15, had successfully secured a place in the Australian International Ballet Academy at The McDonald College in Sydney. In 2012 she graduated from AIBA and The McDonald College with Distinction.
After graduating high school in 2012, Ali successfully auditioned for Ev & Bow Dance Training Centre. Under the guidance of acclaimed Ev & Bow choreographer Sarah Boulter, she gained her Certificate IV in Dance & Performance. During her dance career, Ali was a member of the Premier State Ballet Company, Locreado Contemporary Dance Company, Sydney Youth Musical Theatre Company and Akjun Ballet Company in New York. She has also appeared as a backup dancer in music videos for Disney and on the television show – The Voice.
Her qualifications include RAD ballet distinction to Advanced 1 level, ADA jazz and tap with honours and distinctions, contemporary, lyrical, hip hop and body conditioning elements and 10 years of experience in musical theatre and as a vocalist.
Sheri is a very enthusiastic and caring dance teacher. She has had many years of experience as a dancer and performer and now assisting her sister – Miss Ali with classes. She is very excited to be teaching and choreographing classes at our studios.
Sheri began her dance training at the tender age of 2. She trained in ballet, jazz, lyrical, hip hop and musical theatre. Throughout her training, Sheri successfully completed many examinations in both the RAD and FATD syllabus. From 2012 to 2016, Sheri attended the McDonald College After Hours Program, training in Musical Theatre. During her time at the college, Sheri had the opportunity to perform lead roles in many musicals the program hosted.
In 2013, Sheri had the opportunity to be featured in Disney star - Naomi Sequeira's music video "Edge of The Sun".
Sheri also went on to study dance at high school and received exceptional results in HSC Dance at Rosebank College, Five Dock. She has a great passion for dance and loves being able to share it with our students at DAPA.
All staff have valid NSW Working With Children Checks
Active Kids Provider - $200 Rebate per year for primary school students
Creative Kids Provider - $100 Rebate per year for primary school students
Certificate IV Dance & Performance
At Dance Alley Performing Arts, our goal is to offer a fun and friendly atmosphere while also providing an excellent dance program for all levels where students can improve at their own pace. We believe in giving every student an opportunity to learn and perform. We encourage sportsmanship both within the studio and also while participating in competitions. Our hope is that DAPA students can utilise skills learnt such as confidence, perseverance and respect not only for dance but throughout their lives.