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Palais Theatre Box Office 9525 3240
Mon-Fri 9am-11.30am & 12pm-3pm

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Palais Theatre Management Pty Ltd’s (PTM) goals have been to make every interaction with the Palais Theatre positive – to support and enhance the promotion, presentation and appreciation of the artists and events which grace its stage.

Managing this iconic, historic theatre since 2007, Palais Theatre Management Pty Ltd substantially increased annual performance numbers and ticket sales through its supportive management style, involvement with the community and investment into the Theatre’s amenity. PTM developed the range of promotional opportunities for events including the use of social media, cross promotions with local businesses and providing community access. PTM also developed a staff who are positive and enthusiastic and love the opportunity to be part of this St Kilda institution. PTM encouraged all staff to take pride and responsibility in all aspects of the venue.

The Palais Theatre holds a special place in the hearts of many thousands of people and it has been a wonderful experience since 2007 to ensure that Patron expectations, desires and memories have been respected and where possible exceeded. We are disappointed that we won't be continuing to present artists and events of the highest calibre as well as school, charity and community events at this great institution. We hope the new operator has as much respect and care for the Palais Theatre as we have and loves every minute of it as much as we have.


Neil Croker has tour directed, co-promoted and executive produced events by some of the biggest artists in the world including AC/DC, Dire Straits, Michael Jackson (NZ), Riverdance and Steel City, managed major events including the Barcelona Olympic Games' merchandising and consulted to a wide range of prestigious organisations including the Australian Film Institute, Victorian Arts Centre Trust and Melbourne and Olympic Parks Trust.

In the entertainment industry for over 25 years, Neil's experience and skills have seen him become one of the most respected figures in the Australian entertainment industry. It is this respect amongst Australian promoters and international agents that has seen the extraordinary resurgence in popularity of St Kilda's Palais Theatre. 

Neil is passionate about ensuring the Palais Theatre maintains it's recently renewed position as one of the world's great theatres. Palais Theatre is Australia's No.1 theatre concert venue [Pollstar] and No.25 internationally, alongside such luminous venues as Radio City Music Hall, Royal Albert Hall and the Beacon Theatre.

Neil is an active supporter of arts, entertainment and local St Kilda businesses and was an inaugural member of the St Kilda Tourism Association.


Contact our team via admin@palaistheatre.net.au

CEO & Venue Bookings

Neil Croker

Technical Manager
Adrian Smith

Marketing Manager
Erin McMahon

Events Manager
Aimee Chapman

Events Manager
Lloyd Jones

Box Office & Merchandise
Kate Halmos

Shane Hewitt