SRA Team of tutors

Samala Robinson, Founder & CEO

A passion for helping women from all walks of life look and feel beautiful is what inspires Samala Robinson. It is a passion that led Samala to train as a professional makeup artist internationally from Sydney to New York. Read more…


Theresa Henry, Head Tutor

Theresa is one of SRA’s most experienced educators, being a fully qualified adult trainer. She has been with us since 2008 and is passionate about helping students become the best they can be. Read more…


Gee Pikinga, Senior Tutor

Trained in Auckland, Gee has been working in the industry for more than 10 years as both a makeup artist and a hairstylist. Gee's work is fashion focused... Read more…


 Lisette Cross, Educator & Tutor

 one of SRA's most highly experienced tutors

Lisette has been working in the makeup industry for over 16 years, first starting out in TV3 working with Samala. Since then she has worked in most areas of the industry, and is now keen to pass on all the skills that she has learned to the current generation of aspiring makeup artists - our students.   Read more…


Abbie Ahmed, Educator & Tutor

Abbie's passion for makeup originally started out (like so many of our students) as a hobby, but later led to her studying at SRA several years ago.  Read more…


Bridgette Walshe, Educator & Tutor

Bridgette has been in the industry for six years. Blessed with natural talent, she was already ranking highly in makeup competitions even before receiving any formal training. Later she decided to train at SRA...  Read more…