After working on many productions including Cats, The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon and Les Misérables, Louise held various Directorships including Koan (Entertainment Advertising and Marketing Agency), the Adelaide Festival Centre Trust (Director of Programming, Sponsorship and Marketing) and was General Manager of Dainty Theatrical Division.
Since the establishment of Louise Withers and Associates in 2002, Louise has been a Producer/Executive Producer on the Australian productions of MAMMA MIA! (Original Australian Tour), We Will Rock You, Miss Saigon (10th Anniversary Tour), Spamalot, Billy Elliot the Musical (Original Tour & 10th Anniversary Tour), MAMMA MIA! (10th Anniversary Tour), Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap, Agatha Christie’s A Murder Is Announced, Fawlty Towers – Live and MAMMA MIA! (2017/2018 Australian Tour). Seasons for these tours have involved touring in and to Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong and Japan. Louise was an Associate Producer of Ghost the Musical in the West End and on Broadway, and has provided international producing/consultancy services to Disney’s The Lion King (Singapore), We Will Rock You (Japan) and Ghost the Musical (Korea).
She is currently the International Executive Producer on behalf of Working Titles Films and the Royal Shakespeare Company on their non-English language production of Billy Elliot the Musical and Matilda the Musical in Japan and Korea respectively and Executive Producer for Spark Arena for the International Touring production of Disney’s The Lion King. Louise was a Co-Producer with the Royal Shakespeare Company for the Australasian Tour of Matilda the Musical and is a Producer of the current Australasian Production of SIX the Musical.
Louise serves on the Executive Council of Live Performance Australia.