Trafalgar Entertainment (TE), the leading global live entertainment company and operators of Theatre Royal Sydney, has announced the appointment of Allie McCann as COO/Producer TE Asia Pacific.

Allie will initially start working on a number of TE ventures in the region including new venue developments.

Allie has over thirty years’ experience in the theatre industry working in Australia, New Zealand and across many territories in Asia and in South Africa. Senior roles with commercial producers include TEG Dainty, Michael Cassel Group, Global Creatures and The Really Useful Company Asia Pacific, working across various productions – CATS, The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies, Les Misérables, The Lion King, Kinky Boots, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Allie lives in Sydney, Australia with her partner Rainer.

Reaffirming TE’s commitment to recruiting the very best of the Australian theatre industry, Allie will be joining the existing TE Asia Pacific team including Tim McFarlane (Executive Chairman TE Asia Pacific) and Houri Tapiki (General Manager Theatre Royal Sydney).

Trafalgar Entertainment plans to grow the theatre landscape in Australia.  Committed to collaborating with leading producers and promoters across its industry networks worldwide to establish a diverse programme of first-class theatre productions across Australia and the wider Asia Pacific region.

Howard Panter, TE’s Joint CEO and Creative Director, said: “When we began our business operation in Australia, we made a commitment to work with the finest theatre industry talent in the region, increase our production output, develop new venues and bring the very best of international and Australian theatre to the people of Australia.

“The next step in our Asia Pacific plan, is the continued growth of our executive team and we are delighted to welcome Allie on board to help us create the next exciting chapter together. With over three decades industry experience and having worked on some of the world’s most loved productions, Allie is going to be a wonderful addition to our talented team.”

Allie McCann said:I am honoured to have worked with some of the best people in our industry and am beyond excited to be joining Trafalgar Entertainment. I look forward to being part of this energised team, collaborating with people dreaming big, and continuing to contribute to an industry I am so passionate about.”