Our Tutors

Ali Roberts
Ali RobertsPrincipal
Ali Roberts has studied acting at the prestigious Actors Centre in London and has a Masters in Communications
Studies (Directing, Writing, Producing). Ali has worked as an actor, an on set acting and dialogue coach, an agent, and a
casting consultant. Her credentials include Parallax (2004), All In the Name (2013), Stormworld (2009) and Good Pretender
(2011). Ali has appeared as a judge for The WA Screen Awards – the state’s premier celebration of screen culture.
She founded the Ali Roberts Studio in 2001, as a means to pass on her unparalleled knowledge of the industry.
The actors Ali has previously trained include Melissa GeorgeDacre MontgomeryFreya Tingley, Connor Gosatti and James Bingham.
Noah D'Annunzio
Noah D'AnnunzioTeacher

Noah has trained exclusively with the Ali Roberts Studio since he was 8 years old. Noah graduated from the Gifted & Talented Drama program at John Curtin College of the Arts and began teaching at the studio in 2022. He now teaches both Stage and Screen and Voice and Accent classes. Noah’s long list of credits includes feature films Before Dawn and Paper Planes, web series What We See and short films His Father’s Son, All Good and Bunker Down Under.

Megan Aspinall
Megan AspinallTeacher and Studio Coordinator

Megan began her training as a student at Ali Robert Studio. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Media & Communications, which allowed her to gain extensive knowledge and insight into the Film and TV industries. She has trained in Screen Acting, Script Analysis, Improvisation, Character Development and Voice Acting with industry professionals including Casting Directors, Annie Murtagh-Monks and Kirsty McGregor and Directors Martin Wilson, James Bogel and Ben Young. She also trained in LA with renowned acting coach Patrick Day and Casting Director, Lisa London. She has a long list of credits and is a WASCA-nominated actress in Outstanding Performance for her portrayal of Emerald in the Two-Time AACTA Award Nominated feature film Pieces. She also stars as Kate in the British romantic comedy feature It Only Takes A Night and appears as Abigail Davies in the TV Mini-Series The Claremont Murders for Network 7 and Screentime. 

Chanel Marriott
Chanel MarriottTeacher

At 16 years old, Chanel moved to Los Angeles immediately booking lead roles in productions; Penny Arcade, Only in Hollywood, After The Detention, Siblings, Jessica, Invisible Love, Black Sugar, In Your Father’s Shadow, Hold My Hand, Life & Death, Sunland, Doing Well, These Four Walls, The Last Request Of Sheriff Johnson.Chanel’s most notable roles among her extensive credentialsinclude a guest starring role in Hawaii Five-o, Veronica Mars, Days Of Our Lives, Rosewood and Alison, in Alison’s Choice (Amazon). Chanel also booked the lead role of Lynx in the action/sci-fiction pilot series Subject 5. A highlight in Chanel’s career was being one of the final two actors under consideration for 5 weeks for the lead role of Melissa in New Line Cinema’s feature We’re the Millers. Other supporting roles include Days Of Our Lives, feature films Lady Bug, Road To The Open, The Secret Lives of Dorks, Jennifer Tilly, The Yellow Wallpaper, Undina, and Synchronicity.

Chanel also won Best Performance Lead Actress at The 35th Annual Young Artist Awards, Hollywood for her portrayal of Penny in the film, Penny Arcade. Chanel has been nominated twice in consecutive years for The Gala Youth Event. In 2013, Chanel for Best Actress at The 34th Annual Young Artist Awards, Hollywood for her performance in the Screen Australia production, Bombay Beach – a finalist in The Open Road Film Festival, Sydney, Australia.

Cara McCarthy
Cara McCarthyTeacher

Cara started her acting training at the Ali Roberts studio as a student in both Stage & Screen, and Voice & Accent back in 2013. Cara has also trained as an actor at PAC Studio with Annie Murtagh-Monk. Cara’s acting credits include the award-winning ABC TV series “The Heights”, and feature films “A Royal in Paradise”, “Skeleton Girls” and “Broken”.

Amelia Kelly
Amelia KellyStudio Assistant & Teacher

Amelia Kelly’s acting career started from a young age, with her first TV commercial at age 4. Beyond My Imagination, at age 6, was Amelia’s first short film. In Busting Out The Bells, she plays Kate, determined to bring her grandfather home in time for Christmas. Amelia plays the lead, Alex, in the short film, Treasure Maps and Tinned Spaghetti. In 2018 Amelia was cast in The Heights (ABC/Matchbox) as Frankie Davies. Amelia has trained at the Ali Roberts Studio since the age of six, and in recent years has been a studio assistant and an assistant teacher / teacher. For Voice & Accent and the Drama Kings and Queens course as well as the intro workshops.