Who We Are

Our theatre team pride themselves on delivering great experiences to our patrons and production partners. Our ideas, work ethic, workplace pride, team spirit and commitment to safety are respected hallmarks of our organisation.

  • STEPHEN FOUND OWNER

    Stephen is the owner of Foundation Theatres Pty Limited. Previously the founder of Bytecraft Entertainment Pty Limited, Stephen has worked as a supplier to the theatre industry in Australia and internationally for more than 40 years. With a passionate interest in the live performance industry, Stephen’s objective is to support the vibrant and successful theatre industry in Australia.

  • GRAEME KEARNS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    Graeme Kearns has lead Foundation Theatres since he joined the company in 2009. Prior to joining Foundation Theatres, Graeme was Commercial Director of one of the world’s leading event production companies. Whilst overseeing the organisation’s theatre operations, Graeme’s primary role focuses on the development of the organisation, strategic operations, theatrical investments and programming.

  • PAUL RIGBY DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

    Paul commenced as part of the theatre management team in October 2011. Paul has extensive operational and management experience in the entertainment industry, encompassing theatre and venue operations as well as corporate and special events, concert touring and major ceremonies. With a background specialising, theatre design and fitout, technical operations, logistics and client relations, Paul’s focus is on the management of theatre operations and projects.

  • KYRA MILTON

    Head of Finance

  • ANASTASIA KOTYCHEVA

    Head of Ticketing & Marketing

  • LAURA MANNING

    Projects Associate

  • NICK COOK

    Head of Technical Operations

  • KAREN MURPHY

    Executive Assistant

  • KEVIN FOKES

    Head of Patron Services

  • GREG KELLY

    Head of Venue Facilities

  • ANDREW SVENSON

    Head of Food & Beverage Operations

  • JESSE YATES

    Head of IT Systems