Ali Clerici

RAD, Adult Ballet and Tap and Open Ballet Teacher/ Choreographer

Miss Ali Trained at the Royal Ballet School and Elmhurst. Training with Patricia Linton, Marion Tait and Shirley Graham. She was lucky enough to be cast as ‘Princess Phillipa of Hainault’ in David Bintley’s premiere production and season of Edward II, performing with the Birmingham Royal Ballet at The Birmingham Hippodrome and on tour in Plymouth, gaining insight into the professional world of dance and professional practice.

She also performed in the reopening of the Royal Opera House with The Royal Ballet (1999). Performed in The Royal Ballet schools Nutcracker staged by Sir Peter Wright for two consecutive years (1999 – 2000). Performing in the Farewell Gala for Sir Anthony Dowell at The Royal Opera House, London. Miss Ali gained a Distinction in the professional dancers teaching Diploma RAD, 2010 and a BSc (Hons) Degree in Psychology accredited by the British Psychological Society from the University of Sheffield.

Debbie Handley

Miss Debbie teaches tap and covers ballet, modern.

Miss Debbie has been dancing since the age of 3 starting with ballet, tap and modern. At the age of 18 she went on to further her training for 3 years at The Centre Performing Arts College in London, graduating with a Diploma in Dance and Musical Theatre and ISTD teaching qualifications in ballet, tap and modern. She also trained in styles such as Irish, contemporary, lyrical and jazz. After performing in the professional dance industry for 8 years she now dedicates more of her time to teaching, but still performs with companies in the U.K. during the weekends and in the term holidays.



Miss Chloe teaches Contemporary, Stretching and Conditioning, Musical Theatre and Drama

Miss Chloe was a late comer to Dance at the age of 13 but fell in love and caught the Contemporary dance bug pretty quickly! After studying dance at GCSE & A Level she went onto study for her Dance Performance Degree at Middlesex University, London. There Chloe honed in her knowledge and technique in Graham, Humphrey, Release and Cunningham contemporary based techniques. After returning home to Gloucestershire Chloe has began teaching for us here at Ballet Malvern. She is a diverse and natural teacher who loves getting stuck into any choreography or creative task. 



Miss Roese teaches ballet, jazz and contemporary

Miss Roese trained at the Northern Ballet School training in ballet, contemporary, tap, jazz.

Following an injury she found a love of teaching which she does alongside her young family.


Victoria Sloan-Kirton

Miss Victoria teaches Stage Performance, Musical Theatre and Ballet 

Miss Victoria has had extensive experience in ballet performing with Birmingham Royal Ballet in productions of Romeo and Juliet and Cinderella as well as dancing for them at VIP events. She brings both dance and acting skills to Ballet Malvern having most recently played Tiger Lily in ABD Production of Peter Pan at Malvern Theatre alongside Billy Elliot’s Elliott Hana. Miss Victoria has had leading parts as Alice in Alice in Wonderland, Peter in Peter Pan, Bert in Mary Poppins, Miss Minchin in A Little Princess, Antigone in Antigone and Fraulin Cos in Cabaret as well playing Evelyn with Our Star Theatre Company. She has an Extended Diploma in Performing and Production Arts from Hereford College of Arts. She has had dance teacher training for the past six years as is currently attending Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.



All teachers have full DBS checks