Simon Bryce has spent the past 27 years working as a marketing consultant, executive producer and promoter of live entertainment.
He has worked extensively throughout Australia, the United Kingdom, USA, Asia and South Africa. As a marketing consultant, he has developed and implemented marketing campaigns for many leading entertainment brands, including Hi-5, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Company, STOMP and the Moscow Circus.
As an executive producer, Simon’s credits include Slava’s Snowshow (New York, Chicago, San Francisco), Too Far to Walk starring Prunella Scales (London) and the Ensemble Theatre production of End of the Rainbow starring Caroline O’Connor (Sydney Theatre Royal and Edinburgh). Simon promoted two Australasian tours of the smash hit television show Mrs Brown’s Boys. It would become Australia’s biggest grossing live comedy show selling out over 80 arena performances with a gross exceeding $50 million dollars.
Simon has collaborated successfully with Emma Powell on Dumped! The Musical We’ve All Been Through and the international touring comedy show Busting Out! – the comic take on the female body politic which sold in excess of 250,000 tickets across Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Other career highlights include marketing the first tour of Madame Tussaud’s in 160 years, which sold over half a million tickets in his hometown of Melbourne, and Michael Edgley’s and Andrew Guild’s presentation of the English National Ballet’s arena production of Swan Lake which became the highest selling ballet in Australia’s history.
It was from this experience that Simon would go on to become a lead producer of ballet presenting the St Petersburg Ballet Theatre and guest stars from the Bolshoi Ballet throughout some of the world most iconic cities with record breaking seasons in London, Sydney, Cape Town, Singapore, Hong Kong and Dublin.
He has consulted for a variety of organisations, including the Arts Centre, Melbourne, Cirque du Soleil, Arts Projects Australia and AEG ThemeSTAR, Circus Oz and the Arts Council of England.
Simon who co-owns a 1,600 seat Big Top with his business partner Andrew Guild has presented a variety of circuses across Australia, South East Asia and South Africa selling close to 500,000 tickets.
In 2020 Simon moved to Brisbane combining his producing activities with management of Brisbane’s iconic Twelfth Night Theatre.
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