Alison Walden

Alison studied dancing at the Anne Page School of Dancing in Fleet from age 3 until 13, when she joined 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.  She studied there for 3 years and then completed a Summer Season.
 
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, 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; and ‘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.

 

With her sister, Lynne, she teaches dance at Heatherside School's After-school club.

 

Alison founded L.A Dance Centre, with her sister Lynne, in 1994.  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 Excercise to Music teacher's certificate.  She is a qualified First Aider and is CRB checked.

 

Alison has a passion for teaching and choreographing in many genres and is proud to have used her knowledge to help very many students achieve high standards in their vocational exams.