PALAIS THEATRE MANAGEMENT PTY LTD
Palais Theatre Management Pty Ltd’s goals are 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 has substantially increased annual performance numbers and ticket sales through its supportive management style, involvement with the community and investment into the Theatre’s amenity. The Palais Theatre is continually developing the range of promotional opportunities for events including the use of social media, cross promotions with local businesses and providing community access. Palais Theatre staff are positive and enthusiastic and love the opportunity to be part of this St Kilda institution. Palais Theatre Management encourages 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 is Palais Theatre Management’s responsibility to ensure that Patron expectations, desires and memories are respected and where possible exceeded. There is no better way to maintain the Palais Theatre as one of the world’s great theatres than by continuing to provide artists and events of the highest calibre. With Palais Theatre Management, the Palais Theatre will continue to present great entertainment, ambience and memories.
NEIL CROKER, CEO
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.
CEO & Venue BookingsNeil Croker
Events & Ticketing Manager
Box Office & Merchandise