Friday, June 6, 2008

Adam Barralet comes to Ormoc

Adam Barralet

Adam is coming to Ormoc City, Philippines to volunteer his services in training would-be fashion models. He will be accompanied by Carol Hanlon, the woman behind Textile, Clothing, Footwear Ormoc City.

Below is brief intro about Adam:

Adam Barralet's background is in the performing arts, psychology and personal development. He has performed in countless musicals and plays, starred in internet adverts and for Burswood International Resort's television commercial, been a member of pop group Kharma, danced in shows by STEPS Youth Dance Company and worked as a club dancer and back up dancer, and co-hosted Late Night Liaisons on Perth's local radio station Groove 101.7FM. He can now be heard as part of the duo Raz & Adz on Melbourne's Joy 94.9 (

Adam Barralet has also studied psychology, human biology, massage, health sciences, communication skills and drama at a tertiary level as well as ballroom & jazz, personal development, quantum physics and metaphysics.

Adam Barralet has been involved with Metro since the beginning of 1998. He started as a student at one of our studios for two years participating in many fashion parades around Western Australia. During this time he received the coveted Academy Award. Adam then joined the Metro teaching staff at Malaga to further his skills under the trainer of former director Melanie Lumley. Adam then left Metro to work in management for McDonald's family restaurants and the National Australia Bank. In August 2003 he re-joined the Metro team as a Principal of Midland studio, adding Malaga Principal to his accomplishments in 2004.

In his role with Metro, Adam Barralet works closely with our students, teachers and franchisees to ensure our courses remain innovative, up-to-date, relevant and enjoyable. He is responsible for training our male models and ensuring they are not forgotten amongst our many female students. He also co-ordinate our major fashion shows each year including the EveryWoman Expo at the Perth Convention Centre and the Royal Canberra Show.

He has conducted classes and workshops with students in Perth, Melbourne and Canberra as well as rural Western Australia and Indigenous Australian training programmes.

In conjunction with TCF Global Community Sewing Projects, Adam Barralet will be travelling to Ormoc in the Philippines to run modelling, and confidence workshops with local youth. The trip is made possible due to the generous donation of NorAsian Energy Limited, a subsidiary of Otto Energy Limited, a Perth based Oil & Gas Company.

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