A Tasmanian company

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ExitLeft Productions is a Hobart-based company, producing outstanding theatrical events and providing high-quality performing arts training to young performers. At ExitLeft Productions we have approximately ten full-time equivalent staff and more than 400 personnel, performers and volunteers who can be called upon for large-scale events.

OUR TEAM INCLUDES

Ian Williams
Ian Williams
Principal & Artistic Director
Ian Williams is the founder and Artistic Director of ExitLeft Productions. He is widely acknowledged as one of Tasmania’s most qualified and professional musicians with more than 20 years experience in all areas of theatre production. Ian has also worked as a professional writer and director, and has technical experience in all areas of theatrical production, including sound and lighting design. It is this experience that equipped him to produce and direct the largest musical theatre events staged in Tasmania. Ian’s passion for education has also seen him develop an arm of ExitLeft dedicated to the on-going training of Tasmania’s emergent musical theatre and contemporary music performers.
Melita Griffin
Melita Griffin
Media Adviser & Sponsorship
Melita is a strategic communications professional and one of Tasmania’s most experienced and successful young business women, awarded the 2013 Tasmanian Telstra Young Business Woman of the Year, and the 2014 Fundraising Institute of Australia’s Young Fundraiser of the Year. Melita is a visionary, inspiring, highly motivated young woman with more than 17 years’ experience in event management, marketing, media and sponsorship management.
Suzen Parnell
Suzen Parnell
Executive Producer & Creative Director
Since the inception of ExitLeft, Suzen has acted as Executive Producer and Creative Director, working behind the scenes to manage and coordinate events. She is also head creative for the visual aesthetic of shows, bringing them to life with magical costumes, sets and visual artwork. Suzen has a background in Project Management and is a highly sought after professional Graphic Designer, providing high-level marketing and design services for a variety of organisations.
Alice Skinner
Alice Skinner
Stage Manager
After coming on board in 2016, Alice is now working full time at the studio as a key creative. She has studied both theatre performance and music through the University of Tasmania and has been with ExitLeft for six years. Alice has been involved in performing arts since she was little, both on stage and behind the scenes. She most recently stage managed the 2016 Your Habitat City of Hobart Carols by Candlelight.
Simone Yemm
Simone Yemm
Office Manager
Simone worked in the performing arts for over three decades as a flautist and teacher. She performed with many ensembles, including the Canberra Symphony Orchestra and Queensland Pops Orchestra, Pierrot Productions and ExitLeft, and has extensive experience in chamber music and as a soloist. She has a Bachelor of Music from Canberra School of Music and Masters in Journalism from UTAS.

Where possible our philosophy is to work with Tasmanians – from the creative team and performers (be it local or those that have become successful interstate), to technical suppliers and event providers.

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