Lois BrimblecombeA quiet child before her “elocution” lessons, the skills gained resulted in it becoming her hobby which developed into a life-long passion, further developing into a career.
Lois has an Arts Degree from Adelaide University which included Drama and English.
She has a Diploma of Teaching and has been a classroom teacher for a number of years at primary and secondary level.
She has an Associate Diploma in Speech and Drama Australia, has studied Dalcroze Eurhythmics at Associate Teacher’s Level and is a proficient musician.
- led Drama Training at many Performing Arts camps
- adjudicated at Mount Gambier, Balaklava and Broken Hill Speech and Drama Eisteddfods
- directed and performed in many musicals and plays
- conducted children’s singing and verse-speaking choirs
- attended Summer Schools and Master Classes in Voice and Drama
- been president of the Speech and Drama Teachers’ Association of South Australia
Lois has studied extensively and continues to upgrade her skills by attending interstate and international conferences, workshops and courses.
In 2010, after 2 years of study and practical training, Lois was ordained as an Interfaith Minister through the One Spirit Seminary in New York.
In 2015, after young parents were looking for Meditation/Relaxation/Mindfulness courses in Adelaide for their children, Lois was invited to start classes at the Lifeflow Meditation Centre in Frewville, where weekly classes continue for children and teens on Tuesdays after school in school terms. She has now developed 4 modules of 7 weeks each which rotate annually. Both her Interfaith work and her meditation practice help to inform and enhance her Speech and Drama teaching.
Lois has 4 adult children, loves reading, nature, swimming, cycling, gardening and travel, her main passion being working with children to bring out their best.
Lois, 10 years of age, receives Junior Aggregate Award in the Adelaide Eisteddfod
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