Vass Productions has established a reputation for producing and co producing high quality shows. Aleks leads a dedicated team that passionately aims to produce great theatrical experiences . Their success is a testament their experience and commitment.
ALEKSANDAR VASS OAM
Managing Director Vass Productions
Vass Productions is founded on Aleks’ entrepreneurial success and his extensive theatrical experience.
He studied drama, went on to perform in musicals, plays and in television series and then became Australia’s youngest agent representing 300 artists. He was Victorian President of the Theatrical Agents Association for several years.
As an independent producer his successes include Fiddler On The Roof with Topol, It’s a Dad Thing, All my Sons, Joseph and His Technicolor Dreamcoat, Burn This, Amadeus, Hair, Barnum, Noises Off, Chase Me Comrade, Hamlet, Evita, Copacabana, A Street Car Named Desire, The Blue Room, Oh Calcutta, The Last Of The Red Hot Lovers and the Play 8.
Aleks founded the Vass Production Company team to continue his dedication to producing shows of the highest quality. The company’s productions include the Australian Premiere and National Tour of Bad Jews, the Australian Premiere of the international dance and light sensation Pixel, the World Premiere of Sexercise The Musical, the Australian Premier of Around The World in 80 Days and You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.
With Kate Whitbread, Aleks founded MOMO Films to produce and distribute films throughout Australia. Their films include Surviving Georgia starring Shane Jacobson, Pia Miranda and Holly Valance and Cloudburst with Olympia Dukakis and Brenda Flicker. MOMO Films currently have two more films in production.
In 2016 the Vass Theatre Group acquired the historic Spiegel Zelt. Vass Productions latest show Spiegel’esque premieres in Sydney, November 2016.
Kate Whitbread is a producer of feature films, television series, television commercials, live theatre and events. Her company KWFilms develops and produces content with a focus on female audiences worldwide.
Some of Kate’s feature film credits include THE SPIRIT OF THE GAME, distributed by Samuel Goldwyn, AFI and IF award winning feature film
THE CATERPILLAR WISH for Palace films. SURVIVING GEORGIA producer/director with Shane Jacobson and Pia Miranda,and DEEPER THAN BLUE with Colin Friels. Kate has also produced a number of short films including OUT OF ORDER that she also directed.
For the stage Kate produced 8 THE PLAY at her Majesties theatre in support of marriage equality and also all women cast for 12 ANGRY MEN at the Alex Theatre in St Kilda raising awareness for white ribbon.
Kate is currently producing the feature film THE CARER by Alan Hopgood that she will also direct. A psychological drama THE UNLIT by Darren Markey, WOLF OF ROSTOV by George Viscas and MAXWELL by Sandra Sciberras. She is also developing for television BEFORE SUMMER an 8 part contempary thriller set on the morning peninsula, GIRLS IN THE STREET the moving 2 part story of the Australian artist Joy Hester and is currently Executive Producer on the Indi thriller LIFE ON EARTH, Kieran Kings debut feature film.
Kate is a member of Women in Film and TV Victoria and an advocate for White Ribbon Australia. Kate is also Industry Liason and initiated the Screenwriters competition for the Lorne Film festival to encourage new writers.