Meet The Team

Andrea Heath | Managing Director

Prior to starting at Onstage in 1998, Andrea honed skills in special events, sales and marketing with large companies Coca-Cola Amatil and Sheraton Hotels. 

Both company’s providing a solid format in training and corporate experience. 

A year after starting with Onstage, Andrea was offered a Directorship and by 2001 was interned as Managing Director.  Ten years on, with involvement in over 3000 events, Andrea will have the know-how to make your experience with Onstage easy, efficient and exciting.

 

   

Sue McGary B.Sc. CMM | Director | Marketing Manager & Entertainment Specialist

Despite completing a Bachelor of Science, Sue worked as an entertainer for many years.  She then enjoyed a career in shopping centres, receiving three "Australian Council of Shopping Centre Marketing Awards". Joining Onstage in 1989 and becoming a Director soon after, Sue’s industry knowledge and experience combined with an obsession for "getting it right" has ensured the success of many major corporate events.

With a strong commitment to personal development, Sue has attended seminars throughout Australia and overseas to ensure she delivers outstanding service to her clients.

 

   

Gregg Deakin Director | Entertainment Specialist Programmed Venues

Starting his career as a professional full time musician (known as Cool Jo), Gregg jumped ship from ‘night work’ to the security of Onstage Entertainment shortly after it’s inception in 1984. Nearly 3 decades in the business and Gregg knows it all! 

Gregg’s speciality is with venue programming, and his exceptional skills with such has earned his venue’s the title of Entertainment Venue of the year.  You cant beat that…. And you cant beat the always happy and consistent service you’ll receive from Gregg

 

   

Kurt Heiniger B.Bus Director | Financial Manager

Kurt Heiniger decided to join the exciting world of entertainment at Onstage as a Director in October 2001, after a long association with Coca-Cola Amatil, where Kurt gained extensive experience in administration, sales and key account management.  

As Financial Controller, Kurt oversees the administrative and accounting requirements of the company and ensures excellent service to clients and performers alike.

 

   

Melanie Williamson | Director | Entertainment & Event PA Specialist

With exceptional hotel sales and venue operations experience, Melanie brings to Onstage the knowledge to ensure your enquiries are handled with unmatched customer service every time. 

Melanie joined Onstage in 2008 after acclaimed experience with powerhouse hotel groups Accor and Jupiters.  

Having worked in events around Australia you can be sure Melanie will have the perfect recommendations to suit your event.

 

   

Jess Chambers | Entertainment Specialist

Whilst new to the Onstage team, her involvement with us has already spanned 10 years working as an entertainer, trainer and producer. With a back ground in dance, her expertise aside from being a creative, also includes talent management, stage and event management and production consultation.

Jess has experience working with stakeholders in television, corporate, theatre and the arts, international and national festivals and government.  

Her primary role at Onstage is to utilise her massive arts network to create new creative concepts to ensure Onstage remains the leader in providing innovative entertainment solutions across the nation.