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.  Sixteen years on, with involvement in over 5000 events, Andrea will have the know-how to make your experience with Onstage easy, efficient and exciting.

Sue McGary, Marketing Manager & Director

Despite completing a Bachelor of Science, Sue worked as an entertainer and in shopping centre management, 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, product launches and incentive groups.

Sue now heads up the Sydney office and continues to deliver outstanding service to her clients.

Cameron Brown, Program Manager

Cameron has an obsession with creating exceptional experiences for his clients and for over twelve years he's led various teams to do just that. In joining the Onstage team, Cam brings with him a strong focus on understanding, foresight and attention to detail to ensure that programming and events run as smoothly as possible.

Cam has also been a musician (well, a drummer) and band leader for over twenty years. In that time he's been fortunate enough to travel the country with artists spanning almost every genre at almost every type of event imaginable.


Kurt Heiniger, CFO & Director

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

As Financial Controller, Kurt oversees all things accounting and is our last bastion of quality control when it comes to checking sometimes questionable paperwork produced by the team.

Kurt’s many years of financial experience and understanding the nuances of the entertainment scene ensures correct delivery of administrative and accounting tasks.

Melanie Williamson, Corporate Manager & Director

With exceptional hotel sales and venue operations experience, Melanie brings to Onstage the background knowledge essential to ensure your events are delivered with professionalism and logistical understanding every time.

Melanie joined Onstage in 2008 after experience with powerhouse hotel groups Accor and Jupiters. Having worked in events around Australia, from Melbourne to Perth, Sydney to Hamilton Island, you can be sure Melanie will have the skill set to deliver your speaker and entertainment program with efficiency and attention to detail.

Jess Chambers, Entertainment & Event Manager

Joining the Sydney Onstage team in 2019 is familiar face, Jess Chambers.  Jess has been affiliated with Onstage since 2004 when she was a professional dancer and General Manager of Brisbane based Raw Dance, working with Onstage in creating talent and providing a long list of performers over the years.  Jess joined the Onstage team in 2014 for over a year before packing up and heading west, living in Perth for three years.

During her time in Perth, Jess continued to work within the industry as a Senior Sales Executive booking talent on a large scale for West Australian venues, councils and corporate clients. Jess’ speciality was managing and providing high end entertainment for an impressive list of Perth VIP clients, adding more valuable experience to her career now spanning 19 years both as a performer and an agent.

With a background in dance performance, Jess’ expertise also includes talent development, event production and stage management, with a knack for devising new creative concepts and ideas.

Anna Nixon-Smith, Administration

With a background as a travel agent, Anna understands the nuances of working with stakeholders to ensure the best outcomes for all parties.  This transcends into Anna’s role in administration as she has to ensure tax invoices, contracts, performer checks and insurances are all in order. 

Anna also has to boss Gregg around which is a task in itself.  Anna is often the friendly voice at the end of the phone, and is the worlds’ most amazing baker, her rocky road is famous!