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ABOUT MISS ALI’S STAGE SCHOOL

Established in 2005, Miss Ali’s Stage School is one of Irelands leading stage schools. Situated in the prime location of Dundrum Town Centre, Miss Ali’s studios combine state of the art facilities with the most committed and experienced teachers who are dedicated to helping your children realize their potential and develop as a performer. Children will advance in all areas of performing arts in the most creative , imaginative and inspirational space.

Step inside the wonderland of Miss Ali’s studios. This unique and magical space is a place where dreams are realized and talent is nurtured and developed.

Miss Ali’s Team

Attention to detail is a priority within our team. Our mission is to provide our students with the highest quality tuition. With our small class sizes of just twenty students per group, we can provide individual attention to each of our students for maximum results.

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Miss Ali

Full Name: Alison Vard Miller
What I teach: Musical Theatre, Jazz, Commercial, Beginners Ballet, Speech and Drama, Stage and Audition Technique, Vocal and Performance
Performance Credits: Hello Dolly Gaiety Theatre, Boots TV Commercial, Vocalist for Ireland at the Eurovision in Malmo and Ukraine, Backing Singer for Pixie Lott, Footloose, Fame and Hair the Musical, Irish Ferries Tour, Pantomimes Puss in Boots, Cinderella and Bugsy Malone in Olympia Theatre, Irish Nights Taylors Three Rock, Rebecca Storm Tour, Ulster Bank TV Commercial, The Mansion House Christmas Cabaret, Ray Darcy and “umpteen” performance on the Late Late Show and Toy Show.
My Training: Mountview College London, Gaiety School of Acting, Royal Irish Academy of Music, Irish Board of Speech and Drama, Maeve Widger’s, Multiple Stage Schools!
Favourite Quote: Everything happens for a reason
Teaching Goals: To build confidence in people for them to stand proud as who they are, to focus on impressing nobody else only yourself, to find the fun on stage and discover the magic of performing arts
Favourite Hobby: Writing Songs, Cooking, Sewing, Watching Movies, Reading Books, Art and Crafts, Drinking Coffee, Theatre Trips, Planning, Travelling and Sleeping!
Would Most Like to Meet: Adam Sandler
Favourite Musical: The Lion King
Best Song Ever: Adiemus
Favourite Holiday Spot: New York City
Best Memory: Sky Diving
Best Present Ever Received: An Art Easel from my Grandad Max with Oil Paints and Acrylics
Favourite Character: Princess Fiona from Shrek
Can’t Wait For: Christmas to decorate the Miss Ali #NEWHOME like a Magical Wonderland!

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Don

Full Name: Don King Rongavilla
What I teach: Street Dance, Commercial, Hip Hop, Break Dance, Zumba and Acrobatics.
Top 3 Performing Credits: Dance Masters Choreographer of the Year 2011, Centenary 2016 at the Bord Gais, Pope Francis World Meeting of Families
My Training: Self taught dancer. Discovered at 16 on Philippines variety afternoon TV show. I worked with Cois Ceim Contemporary, Monica Loughman- Ballet, WDSF- Ballroom and Latin. Head Coach for Ireland Youth Olympic Games Breakdancing.
Favourite Quote: “No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted”
Teaching Goals: To make my students perform better than me.
Favourite Hobby: Acrobatics
Would Most Like to Meet: Jackie Chan
Favourite Musical: Hamilton
Best Song Ever: Amazing Grace
Favourite Holiday Spot: Majorca, Spain
Best Memory: Meeting my baby daughter Mia.
Best Present Ever Received: Dylan Blue Versace
Favourite Character: Spider Man
Cant Wait For: To work with the Miss Ali Stage School

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Paul

Full Name: Paul Tyrell
What I teach: Dance including Vogue, Dancehall and Whacking.
Top 3 Performing Credits: Gold Medalist in HHI 2018.
My Training: Still training with the top dance crew in Ireland
Favourite Quote: “Practise doesn’t make perfect… Perfect Practice makes perfect”.
Teaching Goals: Teach my choreography all around the world and create new shows wherever I go.
Favourite Hobby: Dance
Would Most Like to Meet: Rihanna
Favourite Musical: Matilda
Best Song Ever: MotorSport Nicki Minaj
Favourite Holiday Spot: Malaga
Best Memory: Winning Gold at Hip Hop International
Best Present Ever Received: A Trip to London
Favourite Character: Britney from Glee
Cant Wait For: Crew Competitions

What Parents Say…

What a show!!!!! WOW!!!!! Thank you for a wonderful night we thoroughly enjoyed it, as did Danny and Ben’s extended family who were all blown away by the entire performance! Congratulations to you Miss Ali, for an exceptional production. Your students love you and want to do their very best for you, it’s so evident in how they performed last night. You have a little bit of magic in you, getting so much out of them. Well done!! Susan

Hi Miss Ali, I just wanted to say thank you for an amazing show yesterday it was brilliant. My family and I loved every minute. Everyone was so good and you put together an excellent show. I don’t know you manage it especially with so many students, truly a gift to manage so many different facets of the show and to show case everyone so well. Lexie loved and enjoyed every minute. Thank you! Seana, Patrick, Lexie and Evie

I just have to say a massive “thank you” to both yourself and your team on an absolutely fantastic performance from all your students in the Olympia. It was such an enjoyable evening and the solo singers were totally awesome they gave me goose bumps they are all a credit to you but on a personal note I have to thank you again for giving Charlie great confidence in himself. I could see a big difference a year on and he has really enjoyed another fantastic year with you. Adrienne & Charlie