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Noel Cislowski

BA(Hons), AEd, FSDA, FTCL(Speech and Drama), LTCL(Singing), LMusA(Singing), LSDA

Examiner Number: 105

Noel Cislowski is a past president of the Music Teachers Association of NSW and of the Speech & Drama Association of NSW, a former deputy chairman of the NIDA Board of Studies (1972–2002), a Director and Deputy Chairman of the Sydney Eisteddfod Committee, past president of the Friends of Zenith Theatre, Chairman of the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra Advisory Committee, former chairman of High School Debating and Public Speaking, and National Co-ordinator of The Plain English Speaking Award. He has been a teacher with the Queensland and NSW Education Departments where he taught gifted and talented classes. He was an advisor in Speech and Drama for the NSW Department of Education then Head of the Speech and Drama Branch, and Leader of the Creative and Practical Arts team in curriculum development. He has lectured in Drama, Music and Mathematics at various tertiary institutions, including the Australian School of Pacific Administration, University of NSW, Macquarie University and the Australian Catholic University. He has been a private teacher and coach in Speech and Drama and Voice.

Noel has had experience acting with theatre groups in Queensland and NSW as well as playing lead roles in musical comedy in Sydney and Brisbane. He has appeared with Sydney Symphony Orchestra in both singing and speaking solo performances. He has adjudicated major drama festivals in New Zealand, NSW and Queensland, including speech and drama adjudications in Queensland, NSW, Victoria, Tasmania, ACT, Northern Territory and New Zealand, and vocal and instrumental adjudication in Queensland, NSW, Victoria, Tasmania and Northern Territory. He is a Life Member and Patron of the Speech & Drama Association of NSW, received the Red Cross Medal for Meritorious Service (major stage productions in Sydney Town Hall and Opera House with school students), RSL Special Award (preparing student speakers for the Anzac Service over 20 years) and is a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Chatswood.