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 GeorgeHolly Barrett, Dacre Montgomery and Freya Tingley.
Sally Clune
Sally CluneStudio Coordinator & Teacher
Sally was the on-set acting coach for the feature film ‘Below’ (Maz Lahooti) and has taught Stage & Screen
acting at the Ali Roberts Studio since 2015. Sally has trained in Musical Theatre singing since 2008 and also
coaches actors for singing-on-screen.
Sally has assisted with production on a number of short films and showreel scenes for the Ali Roberts Studio,
including shoots that required US accent coaching for actors. She has trained in Voice & Accent since 2016.
Her professional acting credits include lead performer in the short films, ‘The Big Day’ (Brendan Docherty),
‘Disenthrall’ (Clayton Orgles) and as a supporting role in ‘Busting Out The Bells’ (Roz Hammond).
She was cast in the immersive play ‘S-27’ (Teresa Izzard) which ran at the Fremantle Festival and
‘A Completely Normal Sketch Show’ at Perth Fringe Festival.
Siobhan Dow-Hall
Siobhan Dow-HallVoice & Accent Teacher

Siobhan graduated with a Diploma in Acting from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA).
On the recommendation of WAAPA lecturers, Siobhan began teaching voice in 2009 and has since completed her
Masters in ‘Social Justice and Human Rights Based Theatre.’ Some of her production highlights include Project Xan, for
which she was a researcher and performer, and her role as Hat Lamb in Cloudstreet, the Foxtel TV mini-series.

Kimberley Shaw
Kimberley ShawMusical Theatre Teacher
Kimberley has been directing plays and musicals for over twenty-five years. Her production highlights include 13 
the MusicalSpamalotEurobeatThe 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Seussical. Kimberley has been
officially recognised for her work, with awards for Best Play in DramaFest, the State One Act Drama Festival and
YouthFest. She is also a two-time winner of The Robert Finley Award for Best Musical. Kimberley is WA’s reviewer
for Stage Whispers (Australia’s national performing arts magazine), and an ongoing committee member (current
Vice President) of the Independent Theatre Association. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Studies and History
from The University of New South Wales.
Megan Aspinall
Megan AspinallTeacher
Megan has trained at the Ali Roberts Studio since 2014. During this time she has participated in several intensive
acting workshops, including Rob Marchand’s Character-Based Improvisation Workshop, and Kirsty McGregor’s
Casting Director Workshop. She is also completing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Western Australia, majoring
in Communications and Media, and History. Megan’s most notable credits include the film Disconnected, and
the stage production Topshelf Comedy 2017.