About Us

Pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness.

No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure.

Sir Marcus McKellen
Founder & Actor (HFC)

1982

He was born in 1882 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas.

1994

He was born in 1994 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas.

1999

He was born in 1999 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas still a boy. His mother Zubeyde, adevout and strong-willed woman.

2017

He was born in 2017 (probably in the spring) in Salonica, then an Ottoman city, now inGreece. His father Ali Riza, a customs official turned lumber merchant, died when Mustafawas.

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The Royal Curly House of Royal Curly Theatre operates three theatres, rehearsal studios, meeting rooms, a bar and a café.

The Royal Theatre is also used as an exciting alternative to more conventional conference facilities and reception centres, hosting conferences, events, product launches, and AGMs for a range of clients.

PHONE / (03) 9371 5201
EMAIL / [email protected]

Staff & Board

Royal Theatre is led by co-CEOs, Artistic Director John Crawford and Executive Producer William Thompson. The Executives are supported by the core artistic team: Samuel Olivier (Resident Dramaturg), Jordan Tyson (Associate Producer), Martin Scott (Director in Residence) and Susan Brown (Resident Artist).

BOARD MEMBERS / Adam Auster (Chair), Ben Miller (Deputy Chair), Heidi Lana AM, Andrew Johnson QC, Ronnie Brown, Michelle May, John Stevenson AM, Angelina Rey, Amy Tyson, Martin Bell, Tasha Rufus, Laura Lanzeti AO & Rodrigo Gomez.

ARTISTIC & PROGRAMMING

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & CO-CEO / John Crawford
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & CO-CEO / William Thompson
RESIDENT DRAMATURG / Samuel Olivier
DIRECTOR IN RESIDENCE / Martin Scott
RESIDENT ARTIST / Susan Brown
RESIDENT DESIGNER / Tony Rufus
PRODUCER / Andrew McNamara
ASSOCIATE PRODUCER / Jordan Tyson
COMPANY MANAGER / Amanda Fields

FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION

FINANCE MANAGER / Adam Scarlett
FINANCE ADMINISTRATOR / Debbie Fox
GENERAL MANAGER / Liz Gaudini

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

MARKETING MANAGER / Tasha Roberson
PUBLICIST / Curly Publicity
GRAPHIC DESIGN / Curly Design

TICKETING & BOX OFFICE

CRM & TICKETING MANAGER / Alec May
BOX OFFICE MANAGER / Sarah O’brien

PRODUCTION

PRODUCTION MANAGER / Ernst Pynchon
WORKSHOP MANAGER / Daniel Auster
TECHNICAL MANAGER / William Twain
OPERATIONS MANAGER / Tony Miller
HEAD TECHNICIAN / Jason Lanzeti
HEAD CARPENTER / Michelle Lana

EDUCATION

YOUTH & EDUCATION MANAGER / Tatiana Alexis

VENUE MANAGEMENT

VENUE MANAGER / James Bell
FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGERS / Harry Olivier & Marta Crawford

DEVELOPMENT

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER / Liz Scott
PHILANTHROPY COORDINATOR / Deena Scarlett
SPONSORSHIP COORDINATOR / Heather Tyson

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