Alex Theatre

Our Purpose

Telling the stories that matter.


Our Spirit

The beating heart of Victorian show business.


We believe

  • There is nothing like a good story
  • Passion for creative excellence is the key to success
  • In ground-breaking technology transforming the theatre
  • A strong arts eco-system is built through the power of precincts
  • In fostering arts entrepreneurship to build a self-sustaining future
  • Performance unleashes the human spirit
  • Tolerance releases wealth
  • People are our best resource
  • We are more than a theatre


Executive Committee

Aleksandar Vass OAM

President – Board Member

Producer and Global Entrepreneur

Allan Rendell

Treasurer – CEO – Board Member

Strategic Innovator

Susan Vass

Vice President – Board Member

Artist, Actor & Visionary

Michelle Rendell

Secretary – Board Member

Lighting Designer & Theatre Practitioner

Charles Kovess

Governance – Board Member

Mentor & Executive Coach

Simon Barnett

Community Liason – Board Member

Executive Producer

Mentor & Teacher

Pasquale M Palmieri

Founder – Life Member

Photarchitect & Writer

Sub-Committee Creative Direction

Susan Vass, Peter Kalos & Pasquale M Palmieri

Sub-Committee Public Fund – In development currently

Dick Gross AM Chair, Shirley Leitch & Pasquale M Palmieri

Sub-Committee The Alex Press – In development currently

Mick Pacholli Chair, Susan Berg & Dick Gross AM – Overview Pasquale M Palmieri


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Our Challenge

To have a continuous program of new works under production.

Our focus

A well-managed volunteer programme.