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John Frost, AM
John Frost, AM

John Frost is Australia’s most prolific theatre producer. Broadway credits include: An Act Of God, Fiddler on the Roof, The King and I, Hairspray and Exit the King. Past Australian productions include; Wicked, Grease, The Sound of Music, The Phantom of the Opera, The Secret Garden, South Pacific, Chicago, Driving Miss Daisy and My Fair Lady directed by Julie Andrews. Upcoming productions include; The Book of Mormon and The Bodyguard.


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Bernadette Hayes
Bernadette Hayes

A most experienced Executive Producer and General Manager throughout Australasia. Her credits include amongst others, Wicked, The Secret Garden, The Producers, Man of La Mancha, Footloose, The Sound of Music, Annie, CATS, A Chorus Line, An Ideal Husband, and ART. In 2016 she co-produced Witches, with the SSO. In 2012 she was honoured to receive Life Membership bestowed upon her by the LPA, for services to the industry. She is excited to be part of The Book of Mormon team.

Kellie Dickerson
Kellie Dickerson

Training: Sydney University Bachelor of Music (Honours); Symphony Australia Young Conductor’s Programme.
Awards: Churchill Fellowship; Green Room Awards for Musical Direction of Wicked, Once; and City of Angels; Brian Stacey Memorial Trust Scholarship for Young Conductors; Donald Peart Memorial Award for Music.
Professional engagements include; pianist The Three Divas in concert; repetiteur Pacific Opera; celeste Turandot; keyboard Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon andBeauty and the Beast; assistant conductor Beauty and the Beast and The Mikado; associate musical director Showboat, The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz, The Witches of Eastwick, The Producers and My Fair Lady; musical director/conductor Annie Get Your Gun, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Respect, Rob Guest in Concert,Wicked, Dr. Zhivago, Legally Blonde, Grey Gardens, Show Boat, Blood Brothers, City of Angels, Fiddler on the Roof; conductor Amici Forever (Sydney Opera House), Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow, Babies Proms at the Opera House, the SSO Education Programme and Witches with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra; musical supervisor for Australasian and foreign language productions Wicked, Dr. Zhivago and Once. Kellie is about to start rehearsals as musical director for The Book of Mormon, and sits on industry panels for the Helpmann Awards, the Australia Council, New Musicals Australia, the Rob Guest Endowment and consults for the AMEB musical theatre syllabus.

Stephen Found
Stephen Found

Stephen is the owner and Managing Director of Foundation Theatres Pty Limited, which operates the Sydney Lyric and Capitol Theatre in Sydney.
Stephen has worked as a supplier to the theatre industry in Australia for more than 30 years. With a keen interest in the entertainment industry, Stephen’s objective is to support the vibrant and successful theatre industry in Australia