Carla began her dance training when she was 4 years old at The Hildale Academy of Performing Arts,in Essex,UK. Whilst at Hildale she took all of her graded exams medal tests and some of her major exams in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Tap, Modern Theatre dance and the Jazz awards.


At 18 years of age Carla successfully auditioned for several of the top performing arts schools in London. Having accepted a place at the world renowned Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts she continued her performing arts training. Whilst at Italia Conti Carla continued with her LAMDA drama exams and completed her major exams in ISTD Imperial Ballet, Tap and Modern Theatre dance/Jazz and went on to obtain her teaching qualifications. She was also lucky enough to be taught by and work with some of the best teachers and choreographers in the industry whilst studying ISTD Ballet, Tap, Modern Theatre dance, Jazz and Commercial dance,as well as all aspects of singing, drama/acting, stage combat, anatomy and physiology, audition technique and the history of musical theatre.


Carla has 30 years performing experience throughout the UK and Ireland and began working professionally at the age of 9. She has performed in numerous fetes,festivals,dance shows,variety shows,at weddings,at charity events and at major sporting events such as the Cricket World Cup,when it was hosted by England. She has performed for Princess Anne,for BBC Children in Need,as well as doing bits of TV work for the BBC. Carla has also been in productions of Blood Brothers,two different productions of Fame and has danced at the Ministry of Sound, London. Most recently she has learnt the art of Belly dancing and has performed at various events all over Ireland.


She has 20 years teaching experience beginning as a student dance teacher at The Hildale Academy of Performing Arts. She has taught at a range of different playschools,primary schools and secondary schools as well as sports centres in and around Essex and Hertfordshire,UK. She was also invited to assist with the Italia Conti summer school.


Carla has choreographed routines for auditions, examinations, fetes, festivals, dance shows, variety shows and arts evenings.


Having had two beautiful children and after finally settling in Newbridge, Co Kildare,the time is right to pass on her vast experience,love and enthusiasm for both dance and performing arts.