Our Admin Team

Irene Cipriano

Senior Administrator

Irene Cipriano had 5 years experience in a government company in the Philippines before she moved to New Zealand in 2008. In New Zealand, Irene did community work for 2 years and then relocated to Dubai in March 2011. She obtained her first job as school administrator for the Vision Institute of Professional Education - Sports Academy. Irene then joined Turning Pointe in October 2011 as an Administration Assistant. On a daily basis Irene is responsible for liaising between the teachers and the schools, she is also responsible for the reconciliation of payments received. During Turning Pointes performances, Irene is kept busy with queries about the show and ticket orders, helping backstage and assisting with makeup as well as posting announcements on Turning Pointes website.


Camille Duka

Administration Assistant

Camille Marie Duka joined Turning Pointe in May 2016 as one of the administration team. Prior to joining Turning Pointe, she worked as a Receptionist cum Admin in a Trading Company/Nursery School in Dubai last January 2013. On a daily basis Camille is responsible for updating our database, handles uniform selling as well as overseeing the Turning Pointe online shop. She also handles the receipting process and uniform stocktaking. During Turning Pointes shows she helps on ticket selling/distribution and uniform sale.


Hazel Gonzales

Administration Assistant

Hazel joined Turning Pointe in May 2017 as one of the administration team. For 7 years Hazel devotedly worked as a Music, Arts Health and Physical Education secondary teacher under the Department of Education in the Philippines. In 2014, Hazel moved to Dubai and worked as an administrator in a nursery and sports academy before joining Turning Pointe.

Mariane Esperidion

Administration Assistant

Mariane Esperidion had 5 years teaching experience in the Philippines from 2003-2008. On arrival in Dubai in 2009 Mariane started work as an Administrator in reputable ECA company, following this experience she moved to a top International School in Dubai to set up their ECA Schedule and also work in the HR Department.  Mariane joined Turning Pointe in September 2017 as one of our school, parent and teacher coordinators.

Karen De Vera


Karen spent most of her career as an Accountant in the Philippines, working in the Automotive Industry. In September 2014, she moved to Dubai and secured a job as a General Accountant, working for a Software Distribution company. She joined Turning Pointe in November 2016 as the company Accountant and will also assist with HR and help out the administration team during busy periods.



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Turning Pointe

Shop 12 & 14
Building V23
Russia Cluster
International City
United Arab Emirates

Tel: 800 DANCE (800 32623)
Tel: 800 BALLET (800 225538)
Tel: 050 877 5918