Robert Coates, Director
Robert Coates began working for the CPCA in 1995.
directorial credits include Rags, Joseph's Dreamcoat
, Oliver!, Man of La Mancha, Star-Cross'd Lovers, Godspell and all of the Young Australian Broadway Chorus Gala Concerts at the National Theatre.
Other productions include Back to Bacchus (musical director/associate director - Tours of Europe '97 and USA '99, World Tour 2002, 2004 & 2006) , What a Circus (Adelaide Fringe '98) and Once On This Island (Adelaide Fringe 2010), Spring Awakening (Melbourne Premiere, National Theatre 2010), Conference of the Birds and Seussical TYA (The Malthouse 2013, Adelaide Fringe 2013).
has directed the world premiere of Devil's Snuffbox, the Victorian premiere of The World Goes Round (Victorian Music Theatre Guild nomination - Best Director) The Wizard of Oz, Big River and Guys & Dolls
In 2006 he
directed the world premiere season of the Bryant/Frank musical, The Silver Donkey which also toured the USA.