Ali McGuigan Pro

Actor, Extra, Model, Dancer, Teacher / Choreographer,… more

New South Wales, Australia
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Physical Attributes

Height:
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Weight:
60 kg / 132 lbs
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Chest:
86 cm / 34 in
Skin color:
White
Waist:
64 cm / 25 in
Hips:
86 cm / 34 in
Dress size:
UK 6 / AUS 6 / US 2
Eye color:
Hazel
Hair color:
Auburn
Hair length:
Medium
Hair type:
Wavy

Credits & experience

2021
  • Danceworks Sydney : Working towards Completing Advanced 2 RAD Ballet Exam
  • Macquarie University : Bachelor of Arts in (Digital Design and Dance and Performance)
2020
  • Media Model Management : Completed Runway and Deportment Course
2012
  • Alan Banks : Monologue in front of the Camera and preparing for Auditions
  • Designworks College of Design : Glimpse 2012 Award Best use of Typography Award
  • Training with Nicole Ransley from Ransley Ballet School : R.A.D (Royal Academy of Dancing) Advanced One Ballet Exam
2011
  • Vox Talent : Caree Centre 2
  • Tamblyn School of Modeling : Catwalk Modeling, make-up and grooming.
  • Australian Dance Performance Institute : Advanced Diploma in Dance Performance
  • Designworks College of Design : Diploma in Graphic Design and Pre-press
2008
  • Certifcate 4 in Ministry : Generation Leadership Accademy
2007
  • Ballet Magnificat : Professional Christian Ballet Company in Jackson, Mississippi, USA
2004
  • Vox Talent : Preparing for a scenario and audition training in front of the camera
2003
  • Australian Dance Performance Institute : Acting classes which included experience in relaxation and facial exercises, script writing, character analyses, getting yourself into character, emotional memory, acting out scenarios, improvisation, designing and preparing sets and costumes.

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian

ACTING/MODELLING AGENCIES
2021 Real People Melbourne
2021 Topend Events & Promotions
2021 Raw Talent Casting Agency
2021 Rosey's Talent Consultants as a Model Performer/dancer and Actress
2021 Hunter Talent Agency as a Model and Actress
2020 Ispy Acting agency as a Featured Extra and apply to be an Actress on their books

FEATURE FILM
2021 Fashion Stylist, Costume Designer and Wardrobe Supervisor for the Feature Film 'The Box' with Director Kevin Khachan.
2021 Extra as a Police women for the Feature Film 'Dhimahi' with Director Naveen Kante.
2021 Extra as a young person celebrating in the final scene in the community for the Feature Film 'I'm Not Gay' with Director Nathan Short.

T.V DRAMA
2010 'Sekai Gyoten news T.V show, Amazing World Stories Featured Extra as a Nurse with C.P International and Director Genevieve Martin'

SHORT FILM
2005 'Sekai Gyoten news T.V show, Amazing World Stories as the Lead Role Dana with C.P International with Film Director Genevieve Martin'

T.V SERIES
2010 -2011 'Terra Nova Core Extra Dreamworks Bud Hopes'

PRESENTING
2010 Promotional Girl for Retirement and Lifestyle Expo Promo Peter Woods

STAGE PLAY
2006 Hope College Musical Inn Keeper Paul and Genine Alan

STUDENT FILM
2006 Advertising for a Basement add (young adults).
Business Women Generation Church

TRAINING ACTING
2010 Career Centre 2, with Remi Broadway which was a serious course on how to Audition and act in Film
2005 Monologue in front of the Camera and preparing for an audition with Alan Banks
2004 Preparing for a scenario and audition training in front of the camera with Vox Talent
2003 Acting classes which included experience in relaxation and facial exercises, script writing, character analyses, getting yourself into character, emotional memory, acting out scenarios, improvisation, designing and preparing sets and costumes.

INTERNATIONAL MUSICAL THEATRE
2021 Private voice lessons with Stephanie Bacastow who is Dedicated to empowering her students, Stephanie helps singers navigate their voices using practical, applicable tools so they can leave the studio singing and communicating more freely and sustainably than when they walked in. She has a working knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the vocal mechanism as well as current research in voice science, and offers rehabilitative lessons for singers recovering from vocal injury. Has a Master of Music in Vocal Performance with a Music Theatre concentration as well as an Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy from New York University. As adjunct faculty, she taught private and group voice at NYU’s Steinhardt School and was recognized for Distinguished Leadership and Contribution in the Graduate Vocal Pedagogy Program. Additionally Stephanie is a member of NATS, the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

20202 Debbie Reynolds Performing Arts Studio Online with Drstudiosonline classes in America in Musical Theatre Acting. Debbie Reynolds Online Acting curriculum in acting exercises and short readings with the teacher.

2020 Training in singing with REGA Arts in New York City Body Lab for Singing with Amanda Brewster. Singing requires full body participation, not just for nice sounds but for longevity. In this workshop, we will unpack the anatomy of breathing and establish what the diaphragm, the abs, the neck (and even the knees!) have to do with the beautiful sounds that can potentially emerge from our mouths. With fresh visuals and practical exercises, you will leave with a new set of tools to set your voice soaring. Vocal Masterclass in New York City with Virginia Hart Pike, Artistic Director of REGA Arts (Broadway: James Joyce's the Dead; 54 Below; Joe's Pub).

MUSICAL THEATRE
2005-2006 Training in Musical Theatre Drama at the Australian Dance Performance Institute
2005-2006 Training in Singing at the Australian Dance Performance Institute
with Miss Jackie
2005-2006 Vocal Private Lessons with Miss Jackie’s at the Australian Dance Performance Insitute
2004 Highly Commended in Playing the Piano at the Gold Coast Eisteddford
2003 Highly Commended in Singing at the Gold Coast Eisteddford with Miss Jackie
2003 Private Piano Lessons and completed exams with the Australia Music Examination Board.

Extras

Extras experience

Previous speaking roles


Extras agent

Rosey's Talent Consultants


FEATURE FILM
2021 Extra as a Police women for the Feature Film 'Dhimahi' with Director Naveen Kante.
2021 Extra as a young person celebrating in the final scene in the community for the Feature Film 'I'm Not Gay' with Director Nathan Short.
2011 'Terra Nova' Full Year of Featured Extra work
2011 'Chosen Effect' Film Clip 'Liar Liar' Dancing Extra Tpt Star Entertainment
2011 ‘Mental’ Movie as Featured Extra
2008 'Singh Is King' Bond Bollywood Film Extra Writer/Director Anees Bazmee and Producer Vipul Amrutlal Shah.
2007 'Crooked Business' as a Featured Extra on a Aussie Crime Film Extra Company Nyst Entertainment and Writer/Director Chris Nyst, Producer Scott Corfield.
2006 'Aqua Marine' Featured Extra Writer/Director Elizabeth Allen and Producer Susan Cartsonis.

Modelling

Modeling experience

Full-time model - paid commercial work


Modelling website

www.alidesigns.co


Modelling agent

Media Model Management


ACTING/MODELLING AGENCIES
2021 Real People Melbourne
2021 Topend Events & Promotions
2021 Raw Talent Casting Agency
2021 Rosey's Talent Consultants as a Model Performer/dancer and Actress
2021 Hunter Talent Agency as a Model and Actress
2020 Media Model Management
2020 Ispy Acting agency as a Featured Extra and apply to be an Actress on their books

COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC
2021 Professional Photoshoot with Pixelgagaproductions with Dance Photoshoot.
2021 Professional Photoshoot with Trish Polak from Imaginipro in Boudoir Fashion Photography in their studio at Smithfield, NSW
2021 Professional Photoshoot Andrew Croucher Photography in Fashion and Dance at the Opera House and the Darling Harbour
2021 Professional Photoshoot with Manny Esguerra doing Dance Headshots at the Botanical Gardens in the City of Sydney
2021 Photoshoot with Malcolmkaton and Justin Ross with Fireflyphotos in Fashion, Dance, Parts Model, Commercial in his studio in Bringelly
2021 Photoshoot with Jd Portraids in Summer Fashion Wear and Swimwear on the Rocks at Little Bay NSW
2020 Photoshoot with Man Ray Photography in Swimwear, Fashion, Fitness, Commercial, Parts and Dance located in La Perouse and Little Bay Beach
2020 Modelled for Li Make-up with with make-up Artist Nara Narashi in Waterloo NSW
2020 Photoshoot with Firee.photography with Photographer Dayne Iddon and Make-up Artist Jess Maas in Faulconbridge NSW
2011 Fashion in the Gardens Modelling Gina's Project
2011 Andrew's Place Photography Fashion Model Andrew
2002 Queensland Brides and Gold Coast Wedding Magazines
Model Cinderella's Palace

FASHION SHOW
2011 Vintage Style Runway Modelling
Show Catwalk Model Jess from Patington Brisbane
2008 Catwalk Modelling Catwalk Model Billabong, T.O.Y and Saba.

DEPORTMENT & GROOMING
2020 Media Model Management Runway and deportment course with modelling agency
Media Model Management in Bailmain Sydney.
During the course we covered; How to get started and build your portfolio and comp cards, Runway technique and getting the most from the catwalk, How to get ahead & succeed in the business of modelling, Top body image and health tips including fitness, nutrition, posture, makeup, skin care and nail care. Additionally we also covered Tips for self-development and confidence building, Speech enhancement & communication skills, Successfully acting for television & camera, Photographic posing for commercial/fashion models. Furthermore, we learnt how to be successful at castings, Tips for getting the most from model assessment, Tricks for posing in front of the camera and How to be a successful social media influencer.
2003 Tamblyn School of Modelling in Catwalk modelling,
make-up and grooming.
2004-2006 Apply stage make-up for performances and did extended training in Musical Theatre acting at the
Australian Dance Performance Institute.

TV & Reality

LEAD ROLE
2005 'Sekai Gyoten news T.V show, Amazing World Stories as the Lead Role Dana with C.P International with Film Director Genevieve Martin'
FEATURE FILM
2011 'Terra Nova' Full Year of Featured Extra work
2011 'Chosen Effect' Film Clip 'Liar Liar' Dancing Extra Tpt Star Entertainment
2011 ‘Mental’ Movie as Featured Extra
2008 'Singh Is King' Bond Bollywood Film Extra Writer/Director Anees Bazmee and Producer Vipul Amrutlal Shah.
2007 'Crooked Business' as a Featured Extra on a Aussie Crime Film Extra Company Nyst Entertainment and Writer/Director Chris Nyst, Producer Scott Corfield.
2006 'Aqua Marine' Featured Extra Writer/Director Elizabeth Allen and Producer Susan Cartsonis.

Dancing

Dancing ability

Expert


Teaching or Choreography ability

Expert


Dancing agent

Roseys Talent Consultants


Dance styles
  • Ballet
  • Ballroom
  • Bollywood
  • Contemporary
  • Jazz
  • Latin American
  • Rock & Roll
  • Salsa
  • Swing
  • Tango
  • Tap

WORK HISTORY
PROFESSIONAL DANCER WITH INTERNATIONAL DANCE COMPANIES
2018-2019 Atmosphere Dance Company in Christian Contemporary Dance.
2013-2015 Amalgamate Dance Company (Contemporary) with Artistic Director/Choreographer Alana Marie Urda
2013-2015 Atmosphere Dance Company (Contemporary) with Founder Cheryl Cutlip Contemporary Dance Company
2013-2015 Dance for Change with Co Founder Ashley Brown (Crimmins) is Hip Hop, Jazz and Contemporary Dance Company
2013-2015 Dance into Deliverance Artistic Director Jessica Ray Contemporary Dance Company
2014-2015 NYC Dance Arts Professional Dance Company Artistic Director Ms.Wilder, Ballet and Contemporary Dance Company
2009 TORCC New York NLG Dance Ministry with Artistic Director Sonia Jones dancing in Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary and Ballet
2009 Excelsia Dance Company Performed in New York City in Collaboration with Atmosphere Dance Company to to raise the awareness of Child Trafficking Contemporary Dance Company
2006-2007 Ballet Magnificat Professional Christian Ballet Company in Jackson, Mississippi. Touring artist
PROFESSIONAL DANCER WITH AUSTRALIAN DANCE COMPANIES
2020-2021 Hillsong Dance Team City Campus Waterloo, Sydney where we train in the MicroLabs and Performed at events and services
2020-2021 TORCC Sydney Dance Outreach called NLG where I am an assistant teacher for Ballet and Contemporary dancing. Additionally I perform and train with the Hop Hop Adult Class.
2010-2011Swan Lake with The Gold Coast City Ballet at The Performing Arts Centre
2010 Dreamcentre Dance Team with the Dance Director Vanessa Jeffery
2007-2010 Excelsia Dance Company with Artistic Director Sandra Godde performed a Professional Contemporary piece at Project Dance Sydney run by Artistic Director Cheryl Cutlip.
2008 Professional Dancer for Hillsong Church Gold Coast for all major events and services Excelsia Dance Company Performed in Queensland at Churches and Captivated Dance Annual Concert to raise the awareness of Child Trafficking
2005 Australian Dance Performance Institute (ADPPI). Selected as touring artists performing a Professional Contemporary/Ballet piece at the Sydney Opera House and performed a Professional Ballet piece at the National Dance Theatre in Melbourne for the National Choreography Competition.

Film & Stage Crew

Art & Costume Design ability

Expert


Directing & Writing ability

Intermediate


Production & Management ability

Expert


2007-2010 Captivated Dance Company Annual Concerts and the skills that were required; Producing the Program, Program Structure, the Story Ballet, Choreography, Directing and Managing the stage crew, marshalling dancers backstage, Host, Lighting, sound, Filming, Photography, Handing out Certificats, Art & Costume Design for the dance pieces, selecting and inviting guest artists to perform at the Concert.

2007-2010 Captivated Dance Company I have experience and I’m an expert at Costume Designing and creating original Dance wear to sell online and to dancers.

Hair, Makeup & Styling

Fashion Styling ability

Expert


Hair Styling ability

Expert


Makeup Artist ability

Expert


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